Cathedral of Siena opens ‘The Gate of Heaven’

After decades of restoration, the cathedral of Siena, finally opened to public a series of rooms where no one has entered for centuries, except for the workmen. Have a look at the unique Tuscan cathedral features and the magnificent star-studded ceilings of the cathedral.

Siena Cathedral

A picture showing a view inside the cathedral of Siena during the presentation of "The Gate of Heaven" tour. Following lengthy restoration, visitors will be able to admire the ‘heavens’ of the Cathedral, a series of rooms that have never been open to the public. AFP

Siena Cathedral

Following lengthy restoration, the cathedral of Siena has opened to the public a series of rooms, where no one has entered for centuries, except for the workmen. AFP

Siena Cathedral

A picture showing a view from the cathedral of Siena during the presentation of "The Gate of Heaven" tour. AFP

Siena Cathedral

Visitors walk in the cathedral of Siena during the presentation of "The Gate of Heaven" tour. Following lengthy restoration, visitors will be able to admire the 'heavens' of the Cathedral, a series of rooms that have never been open to the public. AFP

Siena Cathedral

Visitors walk in the cathedral of Siena during the presentation of "The Gate of Heaven" tour. Following lengthy restoration, visitors will be able to admire the 'heavens' of the Cathedral, a series of rooms that have never been open to the public. AFP

Siena Cathedral

Sculptures of three naked women are displayed in the piccolomini library of the cathedral of Siena during the presentation of "The Gate of Heaven" tour. AFP

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