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Siena Cathedral Floor to Go On Display
Published on Sunday, July 14, 2013 by The ornate marble floor of Siena's Duomo is one of its great treasures. Yet it is rarely uncovered in all its glory for visitors to see. Following the success of last summer's display (350,000 visitors saw it), the flooring of Siena's cathedral will be on view again this summer, for two months, starting August 18th. A must-see if you're visiting Tuscany. According ...
The Italy Mix: Siena’s Duomo, Warhol in Milan
Published on Sunday, April 7, 2013 by The Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: To Siena to See the Door to Heaven: For the first time ever, the upper walkways  in the vault of of  Siena's Duomo are open to visitors. (Tuscan Traveler) Mantua: Italy's Sleeping Beauty City:...
Siena Cathedral Mosaics On Display for Two Months
Published on Friday, August 17, 2012 by If you're visiting Siena in August, September or October 2012, don't miss the rare chance to see the famous floor mosaics,  at Siena's cathedral or Duomo. Giorgio Vasari called the floor of Siena’s Duomo “the most beautiful, big and magnificent that has ever been done.” The mosaics, dating from the 14th to 16th centuries, are normally covered by carpet to pro...