SIENA
It is the main temple of the city andone of the most beutiful cathedralsin all Italy.It is devoted toNuestra señoraDe la A...
CONSTRUCTIONIt only takes 48 years for its construction (1215-1263).The archiquitect who designed this Cathedral was a bar...
Interesting HistoricalFact.They try to make 3 times bigger the main Ground plan. But this project was stopped ,and then fi...
Some gothicarchiquectonical elements.                        IT HASN´T GOT                        POINTED ARCHES!, IT . Ri...
GENERAL PICTURE
For what is this cathedralused?Before AfterIt has use for only    Now it ispriviliged religios    used forpeople like the ...
As you can see it has a lot oftourism/visitors.
FaçadeThere are lotsof gargoyles butnot manysculptures fromthe Bible. In thetympanum wecan see theVirgin of
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Siena cathedral

  1. 1. SIENA
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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)
  5. 5. Some gothicarchiquectonical elements. IT HASN´T GOT POINTED ARCHES!, IT . Rib Rose window HAS ROUND ARCHES. vault Stained Flying glass buttresses windows
  6. 6. GENERAL PICTURE
  7. 7. For what is this cathedralused?Before AfterIt has use for only Now it ispriviliged religios used forpeople like the tourism andBishop. Not many economicpolitical activities activities
  8. 8. As you can see it has a lot oftourism/visitors.
  9. 9. FaçadeThere are lotsof gargoyles butnot manysculptures fromthe Bible. In thetympanum wecan see theVirgin of

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