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Palazzo Chigi-Saracini.

The Palazzo Chigi-Lucarini-Saracini is a historical palace in Siena, central Italy. It houses the Accademia Musicale Chigiana.

It was built by the Marescotti family in the 12th century.[1] It was the house of Count Galgano Lucarini Saracini and then it became property of Fabio Chigi Lucarini Saracini.[2] The palace is described as a "Gothic beauty with a curved facade and back courtyard."[3]



  1. Jones, Emma (13 August 2009). Florence, Chianti, Siena and Surroundings. Hunter Publishing, Inc. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-58843-787-7. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  2. Parsons, Gerald (2004). Siena, Civil Religion, and the Sienese. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-7546-1516-3. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  3. Jepson, Tim; Buckley, Jonathan; Ellingham, Mark (2012). The Rough Guide to Tuscany and Umbria. Rough Guides. p. 284. ISBN 978-1-4053-8970-9. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 

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