Private Tour of Duomo di Siena

Private & Custom Tours in Siena

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from$27.40
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Discover, in a 1.5-hour private tour, one of the Siena’s most iconic historic buildings, and World Heritage Site, the Duomo Cathedral. An expert local guide will illuminate the most important historical and artistic events that led to the creation and decoration of this architectural gem. You’ll be able to skip the ticket office queue, so you can get straight into discovering the Duomo’s interior. If you happen to visit the Duomo during periods in which the floor is uncovered, the guide will stop to describe the more important masterpieces of the marble mosaic, paying particular to the work Domenico Beccafumi.
The tour starts at the entrance to the ticket office of the Duomo of Siena. You’ll be able to skip the ticket office queue, so you can get straight into discovering the Duomo’s interior: Cappella del Voto, designed and decorated by Bernini during the 17th century, the high altar, the prestigious stained glass window, designed by Duccio di Buoninsegna, the pulpit created by Nicola Pisano, the Chapel of St John the Baptist (Cappella di San Giovanni) which has a beautiful statue of the Saint himself, created by Donatello in the 15th century, the marvellous Piccolomini's Library, and by no means least, some of Michelangelo's statues.If you happen to visit the Duomo during periods in which the floor is uncovered, the guide will stop to describe the more important masterpieces of the marble mosaic, paying particular to the work Domenico Beccafumi.

What’s included

  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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