It is the main temple of the city andone of the most beutiful cathedralsin all Italy.It is devoted toNuestra señoraDe la Asuncion, theSiena´s virgin.
CONSTRUCTIONIt only takes 48 years for its construction (1215-1263).The archiquitect who designed this Cathedral was a barroque archiquect. His name was Gian Lorenzo Latin cross Bernini. Ground-plan.
Interesting HistoricalFact.They try to make 3 times bigger the main Ground plan. But this project was stopped ,and then finished, because of the “Black Death”. Fleas on rats, Fleats on rats... (8) In this photo we can apreciate the amplied zone ( but is not finished)
Some gothicarchiquectonical elements. IT HASN´T GOT POINTED ARCHES!, IT . Rib Rose window HAS ROUND ARCHES. vault Stained Flying glass buttresses windows