The Cathedral of Siena (Italian: Duomo di Siena), dedicated from its earliest days as a Classical Catholic Marian church as well as now to Santa Maria Assunta (A lot of Holy Mary of Assumption), is a middle ages church in Siena, core Italy. The cathedral itself was designed and also performed between 1215 as well as 1263 on the internet site of an earlier design.
It has the type of a Latin cross with a somewhat projecting transept, a dome and also a bell tower. The dome rises from a hexagonal base with supporting columns. The lantern atop the dome was included by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The nave is divided from the two church aisles by semicircular archespirate bay redirect