It was interesting to see these frescoes so colourful and vibrant having been painted in the 13th century. The depiction of Judas betraying Jesus and the subsequent crucifixion was stunning. Long may they remain this way.
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The entrance to the crypt is located part way down on the exterior stairs side of the Duomo. The entrance fee is included in the Duomo combination ticket. The crypt contains a significant number of frescoes, in various states of repair, by Sienese artists that...More
When visiting the Duomo, I would strongly recommend buying the full package as each separate part has a lot to offer. The crypt is full of interest in its own right, but also had an exhibition about the recent earthquake and its impact on various...More
This was interesting to me and a quick part of the Duomo tour. It is filled with a beautiful round stained glass window and many old sculptures. Not sure if anyone is still buried there but it had a lot of old frescoes and artifacts....More
This area can be visited as part of the cathedral tour. For those who are interested in very old sculpture, this is an interesting place to visit. The crypt area underneath the church is also very interesting and has several displays of artifacts as well...More
I expected a crypt but it's not. Well, it might have been but there's not burials visible now. There are some interesting frescoes on the walls and some other pieces. As we visited as part of the all inclusive ticket it was worth a look...More
The only cryptic thing about this place is that it is underground. There are no tombs in there, only artifacts found during some restauration that, in blunt honesty, lack complete interest to the visitor. Skip this.
We took a day trip to this beautiful Tuscan town of Siena not too long ago. Our main objective was to specifically visit the cathedral, but we were disappointed to find out that we have to pay to get in... but no worries, we decided...More
After many visits to amazing buildings full of masterpieces, it was almost exhaustive to end the day here. The presentation is more lmodern and low-key and you give more time to study the gold mine of antique art.