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Opera del Duomo Museum in Siena

Masterpieces like the great Maestà, painted by Duccio di Boninsegna, are on display

Maesà by Duccio di Buoninsegna
Maesà by Duccio di Buoninsegna
Where not a single stone has changed down the centuries
Siena shines perfectly from a distance in its medieval magnificence. The three hills amid which the city rests rise up like an idyllic film set, the old boundaries soften like the past into a countryside that sometimes still seem like the scene painted by Ambrosia Lorenzetti in the Allegory of Good Government in the halls of Siena's city hall. ...