Santa Maria della Scala
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After having deeply thought at which was my favorite place in Siena, I believe that Santa Maria della Scala is. I feel the immense importance of the philosophy of hospitality, that led our ancestors to create this ponderous architectural system, used since centuries also as city hospital. Nowadays…
The Museum of Art for Children is housed in the fabulous complex of Santa Maria Della Scala, which used to be a hospital run by the church. The complex stages tours with costumed guides, including an old-fashioned wet nurse, and the art museum organizes activities.
Built as a hospice for pilgrims travelling the Via Francigena, this huge complex opposite the Duomo dates from the 13th century. Its highlight is the upstairs Pellegrinaio (Pilgrim's Hall), featuring vivid 15th-century frescoes by Lorenzo di Pietro (aka Vecchietta), Priamo della Quercia and Domenico…
The museum complex has a thousand-year history of hospitality and healthcare. Built in front of the Cathedral, it occupies the hill of the Dome.
Used to be the city hospital where most of us were born, has now been turned into an amazing museum hosting different events and shows.
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