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Piazza del Campo

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Il cuore della citta, Siena, 53100


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Latest reviews of Piazza del Campo, Siena, Italy
, or better, 'il Campo', as the Sienese call it. Here the Sienese organised their spectacular and terrible 'games', later replaced by the Palio, where they celebrated and played games of risk (il Campo was the only place where the games were allowed). The market also used to take pla...

Piazza del Campo- Siena, Italy - VirtualTourist.com
The magnificent Palazzo Pubblico is emblem of Siena. The construction has started in 1250 and finished in 1310, in order to be the seat of the Podesta and the ancient Sienese Republic. Today, it is used as the municipal headquarters. The building itself is one of the best known Gothic construction i...

Piazza del Campo - Siena Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Be in time back at the campanile, as the time indicated on your ticket is ment for the moment your ticket is controlled by the person sitting on the 3rd floor of the tower. The first steps are easy to climb and rather wide, so it is no problem to meet the peopl...

Piazza del Campo - Siena - Reviews of Piazza del Campo - TripAdvisor
This is a pretty cool place to be in, but it's not really that entertaining unless you're there to watch the Palio. Makes for a nice hour or so stop though. There are lots of good restau...

Piazza del Campo, Siena | MyTravelGuide.com
This is really the heart and soul of the city, where everything happened and continues to happen. The magnificent architecture of the square, architecture that has been decorated and modified, but never altered in nature over the centuries, has grown from humble beginnings. The nine stone bands in t...

iExplore Community: Piazza del Campo - Siena, Italy
The medieval centre of Siena is a jumble of narrow alleys that plunge steeply this way and that. The wider alleys, or main thoroughfares in Siennese terms, meander their way towards the Campo but by nothing approaching a direct route. This prevents you getting any sort of impression of the approachi...

Piazza del Campo (square, Siena, Italy) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
...The walls and gates enclose a city centre that is composed of narrow, winding streets and old buildings and palaces. The centre of the city is dominated by a large, shell-shaped square called the Piazza del Campo, which is the focus of Siena's civic life. Tourists come to Siena in large numbers t...

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