23 Sights in Siena, Italy (with Map and Images)
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1. San Niccolò al Carmine
San Niccolò al Carmine, also called Santa Maria del Carmine is a Renaissance style, Roman Catholic church and monastery located in Pian dei Mantellini #30, near the corner of Via della Diana in the Terzo de Citta of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. The church now serves as the Oratory for the Contrada of Pantera. Across the street from the belltower is the Palazzo Celsi Pollini. North along Pian dei Mantellini, toward the Arco delle Due Porte, and on the same side of the street are a number of palaces built around what was once the Monastery of the Derelict Women: in order they are the Neoclassical Palazzo Incontri, the Palazzo Ravissa and the Palazzo Segardi.
2. San Vigilio
San Vigilio is a Renaissance and Baroque style, Roman Catholic church located on Via San Vigilio, Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. The exterior has a sober classical facade, while the interior has rich Baroque decorations. The church is dedicated to the Bishop and martyr St Vigilius; it now serves as the chapel for the University of Siena. It stands across the street from the Castellare Ugurgieri, and down the street from the Palazzo Bandini Piccolomini found on the junction with Via Sallustio Bandini.
3. Libreria Piccolomini
The Piccolomini Library is a monumental environment of the cathedral of Siena. Located along the left aisle, before the transept, it was built in 1492 by the Archbishop of Siena, Cardinal Francesco Piccolomini Todeschini to preserve the rich book heritage collected by his uncle Pope Pius II. Between about 1502 and 1507 it was completely frescoed by Pinturicchio and aids, including the Bolognese Amico Aspertini and the young Raffaello Sanzio.
4. San Pietro alle Scale
San Pietro alle Scale, also known as San Pietro in Castelvecchio is a Roman Catholic parish church located on via San Pietro, Terzo of Città, in Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. Initially built in the 12th-century, this parish church was completely rebuilt in a Baroque style in the 17th century; the brick facade has a portal with a depiction of Glory of St Peter. The belltower dates to 1699, and the facade to 1706.
The Church of the Santuccio or Chiesa del Santuccio, is a small, Renaissance-style, Roman Catholic church located on Via Roma 69 in Siena, Italy. The church was once was part of the adjacent monastery of Santa Maria degli Angeli, occupied since 1362 by Augustinian nuns. The frescoed church is not part of the Polo Museale della Toscana, an association of museums of the Tuscan region.
6. Palazzo Salimbeni
Palazzo Salimbeni is a Gothic style urban palace located on the Piazza Salimbeni, just off Via Banchi di Sopra in the Terzo di Camollia of the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. The building, associated with an ancient mercantile family of Siena, currently houses the main offices of the Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the oldest bank in the world.
7. Museo della Società di Esecutori di Pie Disposizioni
The Museum of the Society of Executors of Pious Dispositions is located in Siena in Via Roma No. 71. It is set up in some rooms of the former monastery of Santa Maria degli Angeli and was founded in 1938. In the building opposite, in via Roma 50, there is the Bologna-Buonsignori Museum, which can be visited at the same times on request.
Wikipedia: Museo della Società di esecutori di pie disposizioni (IT)
8. Chiesa di San Cristoforo
San Cristoforo is a Roman Catholic church located on Piazza Tolomei in the Northern Terzo di Camollia and contrada of Civetta in the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. Across the piazza from the church is the Palazzo Tolomei, one of the oldest buildings in the city. The Tolomei for many years were associated with the church.
9. Museo di Storia Naturale Accademia dei Fisiocritici
The Natural History Museum of the Accademia dei Fisiocritici is an integral part of the Academy, together with the Library and the Historical Archive, and has been located since 1816 in the former convent of Santa Mustiola, which belonged to the Camaldolese order and dates back to the twelfth century.
Wikipedia: Museo di storia naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici (IT), Website
10. Porta Tufi
The Porta Tufi or Tufi Gate is one of the remaining portals in the medieval Walls of Siena. It is located on Strada di Tufi, now Via Pier Andrea Mattioli, in Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. It stands on a peninsula of walls near Sant'Agostino, opening to a road leading south of the city.
11. Chiesa di San Raimondo
San Raimondo, also called San Raimondo al Refugio, is a Baroque style, Roman Catholic church located on the intersection of Via del Refugio and Via di Fiera Vecchia, in the Terzo of Camollia of the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. The church is dedicated to St Raymond of Pennafort.
12. Palazzo Spannocchi
The Palazzo Spannocchi is a Renaissance style urban palace located on the Piazza Salimbeni, just off Via Banchi di Sopra in the Terzo di Camollia of the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. The building was associated with an ancient mercantile family of Siena.
13. Chiesa Di San Martino
San Martino is a Roman Catholic church located on Via del Porrione, in the Terzo San Martino in central in Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. Adjacent to the church is the Renaissance style Logge del Papa erected in 1462 by commission by Pope Pius II Piccolomini.
14. Stanze della Memoria
Since 2007, the Rooms of Memory have been a museum and educational itinerary located in the premises of the former Casermetta of the Italian Social Republic of Siena, which was a place of interrogation and torture of Sienese anti-fascists until the Liberation.
15. Sanctuary of Santa Caterina
The sanctuary of Santa Caterina is located in Siena on the Costa di Sant'Antonio. The sanctuary incorporates the ancient residence of the Benincasa, birthplace of Santa Caterina and is divided into various arcades, loggias, churches and oratories.
Wikipedia: Santuario di Santa Caterina (Siena) (IT), Website
16. Chiesa Di San Pellegrino Alla Sapienza
San Pellegrino alla Sapienza o della Sapienza is a Gothic style, Roman Catholic church located at the intersection of via della Sapienza and via delle Terme in Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. It is located across from the Teatro dei Rozzi.
17. Porta Romana
Porta Romana is one of the portals in the medieval Walls of Siena. It is located on Via Cassia in Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. The gate exits near the Basilica of San Clemente and leads south out of town to Via Enea Silvio Piccolomini.
18. San Giovannino della Staffa
San Giovannino della Staffa, also known as San Giovannino in Pantaneto is a Renaissance style, Roman Catholic church located on Piazetta Virgilio Grassi, in the Contrada del Leocorno, in the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy.
19. Chiesa di Santa Maria in Portico a Fontegiusta
Santa Maria in Portico a Fontegiusta is a Renaissance style, Roman Catholic church located on via di Fontegiusta, off Via Camollia near its intersection with Via Paparoni, in the terzo of Camollia, in Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy.
20. Chiesa di Santo Stefano alla Lizza
Santo Stefano alla Lizza is a Baroque style, Roman Catholic church located on Via dei Gazzani, in the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy. It belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino.
21. Palazzo Sansedoni
Palazzo Sansedoni is a Gothic style urban palace and tower, whose concave facade is situated facing the Palazzo Pubblico across the Piazza del Campo in the political center of the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy.
22. Museo Archeologico Nazionale
The National Archaeological Museum of Siena is located in Piazza del Duomo in the complex of the ancient hospital of Santa Maria della Scala. There are numerous finds from the excavations in the province of Siena.
23. Chiesa di Sant'Andrea
Sant’Andrea Apostolo is a Roman Catholic church located on Via dei Montanini 141, near the intersection with Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, in the terzo of Camollia, in the city of Siena, region of Tuscany, Italy.
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