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.
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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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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