The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour 15 – The Library at Siena Cathedral

The beauty of this church is astounding, and the library particularly so. The first thing you see as you look up is the ceiling.


Lining the walls are books of music, all hand illuminated. 

Here are some close-ups of the books. They are all under glass, so there are a few reflections, but you can get the idea. 


The colours are so vibrant it’s hard to believe these are hundreds of years old.

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