The Cathedral of Siena: Interior Part II

We continue our exploration of Siena’s gorgeous Cathedral, starting with the wonderful Piccolomini Altar. Find out which of its statues is actually a self-portrait of Michelangelo, and why the famous artist never ended up finishing the project! Other famous sculptors who lent their talents to this magnificent building include Donatello, best known for his bronze statue of David in Florence’s Bargello, and Bernini, considered one of the greatest artists of the Baroque era. There are lots of other amazing pieces in this breathtaking cathedral, so be sure to bring with you a sharp eye, a curious mind, and a heart wide open to beauty.