The Gate of Heaven tickets

starting from 15.00 plus the service charge of 8.00* Cathedral Roof
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Category: Museum Tickets
Location: Siena, Italy
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An higher view The door for Heaven The Baptister The Dome The Piccolomini's Biblioteque

Visit the Cathedral of Siena and discover the Gate of Heaven!

Just 3 simple steps and you buy tickets and visit the Cathedral of Siena and the beautiful Gate of Heaven!

With a few clicks you can admire the artistic tresaure of the Cathedral. You can walk near the ceiling vaults, watch the famous pavement from above and enjoy a unique outlook of Siena. 

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What makes this Tour Unique?

  • A walk near the frescoed ceiling of the Cathedral, watching the unique pavement from above and a marvelous outlook of the town of Siena
  • The masterpieces in the Cathedral of Siena
  • The frescoes in the Piccolomini Library

Free tickets:

  • Children under 12 years




This ticket:

  • includes the admission to the Gate of the Heaven, valid for 30 minutes
  • includes the admission to the Cathedral of Siena and the Piccolomini Library, with no time limit


.Available only for the Cathedral.

Opa dialoghi

Artworks in the crypth are some masterpiece of Italian art. Discover them put into Sienese background. 


There are two bookshops in the Cathedral complex. The museum shop and the Antica Canonica shop, inside the church. 

Pilgrim Passport

The Charta Peregrini Senensis is the only document tha certify the pilgrimage to Siena and the visit to the places of Marian devotion. 


The Cathedral of Siena is in the historical centre of Siena, in Piazza del Duomo 8

From the railway station you have to walk on Viale Giuseppe Mazzini, Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, Via Montanini and Via Banchi di Sopra; you go on Via Banchi di Sotto, in the historical centre, turn on the right on Via dei Pellegrini and finally on the left, in Via di Monna Agnese. 

The Gate of Heaven

To the sides of the Duomo façade there are two towers. On the top of them, a marvelous itinerary begins: little groups of tourists with an expert guide can walk near the frescoed ceiling of the Cathedral, watching from above the unique pavement inside, and the wonderful view outside. 
Some rooms, after an important restoration, are now open to the public, after centuries. Now you can walk on the dome gallery and admire the stained glass windows by Ulisse de Matteis, the important sculptures and the depiction of the four Siena Patron Saints. 

The Pavement

The pavement of marble pieces of the Cathedral is a unique masterpiece. Several artists, as Beccafumi, Pinturicchio, Domenico di Bartolo, worked on it from the 14th to the 18th century. They used the "graffito" technique. Now it is undercovered from August to October. 

The Cathedral

Many important artists worked in the church that now is a kind of artistic anthology of different periods. You can admire artworks by Nicola Pisano, Duccio di Buoninsegna, Michelangelo, Donatello, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Beccafumi, and many others. 

Piccolomini Library

Pope Pio II, the Sienese Enea Silvio Piccolomini, was a fine intellectual. On the Library walls, Pinturicchio's frescoes tells Pio II's life. In the cabinets are shown illuminated books from 15th and 16th century. 

The crypt and the Baptistery

The itinerary goes on in the crypt of the church: here there is a frescoed cycle of 13th century Sienese painting school. 
In the Baptistery you can appreciate artworks by Donatello, Jacopo della Quercia and Lorenzo Ghiberti

Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

The itinerary ends in the museum. Here it is shown the very famous Maestà by Duccio di Buoninsegna, the sculptures by Giovanni Pisano, originally on the Cathedral façade and other important artworks by Bernini, Donatello and others. 
From here you can get on the unfinished façade of the Duomo Nuovo and admire the wonderful panorama on the town of Siena and the Tuscan country. 

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