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Guide to the Civic Museum of Siena

Fabio Bisogni

Guide to the Civic Museum of Siena

by Fabio Bisogni

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Published by Edisiena in Siena .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museo civico di Siena (Italy) -- Guidebooks.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fabio Bisogni and Marco Ciampolini, with the collaboration of Elisabetta Avanzati ; [translated by A. Bennett and A. Gasston].
    ContributionsCiampolini, Marco., Avanzati, Elisabetta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN2969 .B5713 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2438891M
    LC Control Number87132050

    Civic Museum is located in a historic area of Siena known for its its beautiful countryside. The neighborhood is home to hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay. Staying Near Civic Museum. You can choose from hotels and accommodations within a mile of Civic Museum, including these options. Civic and Diocesan Museum Back to tourist attractions The museum contains not only a number of prehistoric and Etruscan objects and a collection of ceramic ware, but also paintings and polychrome wooden statues by the Sienese School, together with religious artefacts from the .

      Siena is in the center of Tuscany in northern Italy, about halfway between Rome and Milan. UNESCO has declared the city's center a World Heritage Site. Siena's history dates back to the Etruscan occupation between BC. The Civic Museum has its seat in the Palazzo Pubblico, a building built between the end of the century XIII and the first half of the XIV, to host the Nine lords who ruled the Republic of has its headquarters in Piazza del Campo, in the Palazzo Pubblico (entrance from the Cortile del Podestà). Inside there is a collection of works of exceptional value, including some precious.

    Discover the treasures of the Civic Museum in the Public Palace, superb example of Gothic architecture and symbol of the city of Siena. It preserves beautiful works of painting and sculpture, along with extraordinary frescoes by the Sienese school of painting such as the Maestà and the Portrait of Guidoriccio da Fogliano by Simone Martini, and the Cycle of Good Government and the Cycle of 5/5(1). In the square, there are several majestic buildings, among them the imposing Palazzo Comunale, in brick and marble, which houses the Civic Museum with masterpieces of the art of Siena and Tuscany. Visit the Torre del Mangia, an old bell tower of the municipal building built in , after climbing steps, you will enjoy a charming view of.


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Genre/Form: Catalogs Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bisogni, Fabio. Guide to the Civic Museum of Siena. Siena: Edisiena, Civic Museum Siena. Secular frescoes in the 14th century. Only in progressive Siena.

By Alexandra Filippenko on art guide history Italy MuseeumxVillaLena see Siena VillaLena. Address. Piazza del Campo, 1, Siena, SI, Italy. Follow the museum. Opening hours Open Today, 10ampm.

Monday: 10ampm: Tuesday: 10ampm. The Museo Civico, the city museum of Siena is situated at the heart of the city, in the first floor of the city hall known as Palazzo Pubblico in the main square of Piazza del Campo.

Palazzo Pubblico is still used for its original function, for the municipal offices of Siena. The entrance Guide to the Civic Museum of Siena book the right side leads to the offices and from the main entrance on the left side you enter into the.

Centro guide turistiche Siena e provincia. Hide map. San Gimignano. Our tours in the city of the Beautiful Towers, discover with us this magical place. Show map. Main navigation.

Please also note that if you book a group ticket for the Civic Museum you will be entitled to a discount on the check point bus fare. Book Your tour Today. Save on popular hotels near Civic Museum, Siena: Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay closest to Civic Museum.

Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia. On this guided tour we will discover together the most monumental spaces of the historical center of Siena. The Duomo is the focus of a series of exceptionally beautiful museums, which bring together some of the greatest masterpieces of the medieval art: the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, with its valuable stained glass window and the superb Majesty by Duccio di Boninsegna; the Baptistery, a.

Built in the 14th-century, Palazzo Pubblico dominates Piazza del Campo, the famous shell-shaped square. It is still used as the municipal offices of Siena, but it also houses the Civic Museum, which features precious frescoes such as the Maestà by Simone Martini and the allegorical cycle of Good and Bad Government by Ambrogio Lorenzetti.

The Civic Museum of Siena Discover the treasures of the Civic Museum in the Public Palace or Palazzo Pubblico, superb example of Gothic architecture and symbol of the city of Siena. Founded in the s, the Museum preserves beautiful works of painting and sculpture, along with frescoes of extraordinary artistic value by the famous Sienese.

The Civic Museum of Siena is Piazza del Campo, inside Palazzo Pubblico. This palazzo was built between and to host the nine governors of Siena Republic. It was then renovated in the seventeenth on: Piazza del Campo. If you have some extra time in Siena don't miss out on a free visit at the centrally located state archive.

The collection includes all the Biccherne, the account books of the city of Siena (the earliest example dates back to ).By tradition the elaborate covers of the book were painted by the foremost painters o f the Sienese school (e.g.

Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Sano di Pietro). With this 2-hour guided tour of the Civic Museum you will discover one of the major Italy museums.

Inside Palazzo Pubblico an expert guide will explain you the frescoes, created by some of the most important 14th-century artists, such as Simone Martini, Duccio di Buoninsegna and Ambrogio Lorenzetti. Siena Pass. With this card you can visit some important Siena Monuments like the Cathedral of Siena, the Piccolomini Library, the Opera Museum, the Baptistery, the Crypt and the Oratory of St.

Bernardino without you buy a Siena Pass you will have a 50% discount for entrances and will enter without queuing. Price: f20€. While Siena has tons of wonderful things to see and do, my favorite was the civic museum, attached to a tall tower you can climb if you'd like.

The frescoes throughout these halls are an interesting departure from the typical religious frescoes you'll see in the duomos and just about everywhere else.5/5().

You’ll get a hotel close to Civic Museum for a steal. This means you’ll have more time to explore Siena and more cash to discover what isn’t on the maps or in the travel guides.

Save more than just time. It offers more in-depth sightseeing information for Florence and Siena, several additional self-guided city walks and museum/sight tours, chapters on Cortona and Elba (not covered in either Italy book), and more specifics on shopping and nightlife in Florence, plus suggestions for kids.

Gloriously Gothic and effortlessly civilised, intimate Siena is Tuscany’s most seductive calling card. This compact, Italian city is endlessly intriguing, from the shell-shaped Campo to the galleries full of doe-eyed Madonnas and sad-eyed saints. Born middle-aged, Siena is an antidote to fashion lists.

Siena’s Museo Civico is a top attraction in the city center, so book skip-the-line tickets in advance to avoid a wait. The museum is often included in walking tours of the historical center along with landmarks such as the Piazza del Campo, the Torre del Mangia tower, and Siena Cathedral (Duomo di Siena).

Located on Sienna’s central square, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico was built to house the Republican government at the end of the 13th century, and now is home to the civic museum. The impressive bell tower was built between andand was at Location: Piazza del Campo 1,Siena Italy.

Civic museum. On the first floor of the Palace is seated the Museum, where we find exhibited masterpieces of the Sienese school (XIV-XVI century), sculptures, goldsmith's art, coins, arms, earthenware and ceramics. The Sala del Mappamondo (the World Map Room), used to be the headquarters of the Council of the room was so-called after the enormous wooden disc 4/5(K).

Civic Museum. Siena's City Hall (Palazzo Pubblico), still the seat of city government, symbolizes a republic independent from the pope and the Holy Roman Emperor. It also represents a rising secular society, one that appeared first in Tuscany and then spread throughout Europe in the Renaissance.

CHECK POINT. Coach parking fees. SIENA. February 16 th-November 15 th - 1st day €2nd day € 70, November 16 th February 15 th 1st day € 85,00 – 2nd day € 55, Please book with Siena Parcheggi Info: @ (IMPORTANT: free parking in case you pre bookentrances for th e.

Civic Museum or Santa Maria della Scala Muse ums). Other areas of interest in Siena that are worth a visit include Torre del Mangia - one of Italy’s tallest secular towers, which offers a pleasant aerial view, the Pubblico Palace, Complesso Museale Santa Maria Della Scala, Fonte Gaia, and The Civic Museum of : Saba Arif.The Civic Museum of Siena, Siena Overview The Civic Museum or the Museo Civico is situated in the central part of the city, inside the Palazzo Pubblico.

Needless to say, the museum abounds in sculpures and art that Siena and its couotry, Italy, is well-known for/5(37).