When a pope is mentioned in Siena, seven times out ten it will be Pope Pius II Piccolomini. This building, Logge del Papa, ... More
Logge del Papa
When a pope is mentioned in Siena, seven times out ten it will be Pope Pius II Piccolomini. This building, Logge del Papa, was built in the second half of the 15th Century by Antonio Federighi and was offered to the pope and his family. The façade has three wide arches over Corinthian columns. Unfortunately it has been under restoration for many years.
This has been an ongoing work par excellence. It was begun at the start of the 14th Century but additions
have been made almost up until the present day. In addition, while some parts were being added, others were ...
Siena is the embodiment of a medieval city. Its inhabitants pursued their rivalry with Florence right into the area of
urban planning. Throughout the centuries, they preserved their city's Gothic appearance, acquired between the 12th and 15th centuries. During ...
This is really the heart and soul of the city, where everything happened and continues to happen. The magnificent architecture
of the square, architecture that has been decorated and modified, but never altered in nature over the centuries, has ...
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