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Casa di Santa Caterina

Costa di San Antonio, Siena, Italy
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The house of the Patron Saint of Europe.
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“small chapel” (6 reviews)
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit, we found it on the way to the big cathedral as we lost in the small streets. Nothing special but if it's on your way.

Thank George P
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

After knowing some background to St Catherine, it is interesting to know that the place where she lives is still preserved.

Thank Erico2709
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Small and very well done preservation of St Catherine's convent. It is very tranquil and a great place to visit. You have an excellent opportunity to not only appreciate the art but also to enjoy the quiet and reflect.

Thank Gavin L
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I have always been fascinated with Saint Catherine--so maybe that is why I thought this was so special. The chapel room has beautiful artwork. What I really loved was the 6 sites that are related to Saint Catherine. If you start at her house, you...More

Thank arcturusmoon
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped in when we had a few hours before leaving for Rome. Learned alot about this local Saint. Some of her relics are here and on display including her finger.

Thank sidgasner
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Interesting, and even perhaps moving for Catholics, view of the place Saint Catherine spent many years. A bit of a hilly hike from the central piazza (Il Campo), but worth the effort.

Thank Barrett R
Reviewed 10 October 2016

St. Catherine is the patron saint of Siena (and Italy and Europe, for that matter), and a hometown hero as she grew up in Siena. This site is the location of her home and church. It is located across a pleasant breezeway, which is a...More

Thank CAChris33
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Yes it is worthy. Splendid views around. The place is quite different from the crowded famous places. This is also that Sienna! Quiet places where you can rest and admiring gorgeous views and restful atmosphere. In the top 5 for me.

Thank Cedric G
Reviewed 2 September 2016

To go to this attraction one has to go down a slope and then once you arrive you will be surrounded by beauty and even this is a must see attraction, since Santa Caterina of Siena was a great example for all of us. One...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The small chapel-like gallery that features giant frescos of St. Catherine's life is beautiful. Use the audio guide to understand the paintings. Easy to see and appreciate. Across the breezeway is the actual church with the famous cross through which Christ appeared to St. Catherine....More

Thank ebunnyg
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