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1 Piazza del Campo
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Rank: 1 About 29

Piazza del Campo is one of the best medieval squares in Siena, Italy.Initially a marketplace, construction of the squares started in 1349, and the site soon became...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Piazza Il Campo, Siena
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


2 Duomo Square
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Rank: 2 About 29

Address: Piazza del Duomo, 8, Siena
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


3 Il Palio
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Rank: 3 About 29

II Palio is also known as Palio di Siena and is a horse race held twice per year on 2nd of July and 16th August in Siena, Italy. On such horse...

Reviewed by: Chiranjiv
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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


4 Mangia Tower
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Rank: 4 About 29

The Mangia Tower is also known by the name Torre del Mangia. It’s a beautiful tower in Siena, Italy, and was built between 1325 and 1344 by Minuccio and Francesco di Rinaldo. During the...

Reviewed by: Harsh
Address: Piazza del Campo, 1, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


5 Church of San Francesco
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Rank: 5 About 29

Address: Piazza San Francesco, 6, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


6 Battistero
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Rank: 6 About 29

Address: Piazza di S. Giovanni, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


7 Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
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Rank: 7 About 29

Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico or Siena’s City Hall, was first constructed in the 14th Century, and has additions to it even today. The Palazzo Pubblico is the access to the Museum along with the Gothic courtyard.  One...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza del Campo, 1, Siena
Type: Museums


8 Pinacoteca Nazionale
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Rank: 8 About 29

Address: Via S. Pietro, 29, Siena
Type: Museums


9 Botanical Garden
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Rank: 9 About 29

There are ample parks and gardens that one can get to see in Siena, Tuscany. The Orto Botanico or the Botanical Garden founded in 1784 offers two and a half hectares of garden where many plant varieties are displayed in three...

Reviewed by: Chiranjiv
Address: Via Pier Andrea Mattioli, 4, Siena
Type: Nature and sport


10 Independence Square
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Rank: 10 About 29

Address: Siena
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


11 Salimbeni Square
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Rank: 11 About 29

Address: Piazza Salimbeni, Siena
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


12 Palazzo Piccolomini
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Rank: 12 About 29

Palazzo Piccolomini is a 1469 built palace with a touch of Florence and looks into the southeast corner of the Campo. Designed by Bernardo Rossellino in a Florentine Renaissance, it is at present home to the Archivio...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Banchi di Sotto, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


13 Siena Cathedral (Il Duomo)
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Rank: 13 About 29

The Siena Cathedral is amongst the most beautiful Churches in Italy. From the earlier days this church was dedicated as a Roman Catholic Marian Church and now is medieval Church located in Central Italy in Siena.  The...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza del Duomo, 8, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


14 Saint Catherine's House
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Rank: 14 About 29

Saint Catherine's House is her place of birth which was canonized in 1461. Labeled as the mystic of politics, Saint Catherine fought corruption in the church. Her house of birth was bought by the Siena council in...

Reviewed by: Harsh
Address: Via Costa di Sant'Antonio 6, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


15 Abbazia di San Galgano
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Rank: 15 About 29

Abbazia di San Galgano or the Abbey of San Galgano is situated just a few kilometers away from Siena in Chiusdino municipality. It was built before 1185. This site had a great abbey and the Round Montesiepi, which has now been...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
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Type: Surroundings


16 Galleria PortaSiena
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Address: Piazzale Rosselli, Siena
Type: Stores and shopping malls


17 Fonte Gaia
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Rank: 16 About 29

Address: Piazza Il Campo, 21, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


18 Medici Fortress
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Rank: 17 About 29

Address: Piazza Caduti delle Forze Armate, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


19 Synagogue
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Rank: 18 About 29

Address: Vicolo delle Scotte, Siena
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Chianti Tour
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Rank: 19 About 29

Chianti Tour gives you the chance to have a day in the region of Chianti, the charming countryside of Tuscany, with our experienced local driving guide While our guide will drive you through the countryside, you'll enjoy...

Reviewed by: Tuscan Travellers by Stefano & Simone Tours
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Type: Tours


Romantic Tour
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Rank: 20 About 29

There is a lot to discover in Siena and neighbourhoods, and the most suitable way is a tailor made tour designed by expert guides, which can arrange for you a tour created around...

Reviewed by: 2Be in Siena
Type: Tours


Le Contrade
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Rank: 21 About 29

  In the middle of Tuscany, the city of Siena has maintained its medieval characteristic, as back in those days the city is divided in seventeen "contrade" meaning areas, each with...

Reviewed by: Alberto
Type: Sightseeing


20 Basilica di San Domenico
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Rank: 22 About 29

The Basilica di San Domenico is a 13th century building and is also known as Basilica Cateriniana. This basilica church is considered as one of the most significance in the city. The construction of the basilica began in 1226 to 1265...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
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Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


21 San Gimignano
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Rank: 23 About 29

Address: San Gimignano
Type: Surroundings


22 Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
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Rank: 24 About 29

Saint Antimo’s Abbey is situated in Italy and is widely visited by people from all parts of the world. The visitors come to visit this historic place not only for its beautiful abbey which is unique in all of Italy, but also to...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
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Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

Attractions close to Siena


Cycling tours - 24.2 mi
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Our company, "Bents Tours" specialises in leisurely cycling and walking holidays in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France and Italy. Carefully researched routes enable holidaymakers to steer off the beaten track and discover...

Reviewed by: Bents Bicycle and Walking Tours
Address:
Distance: 38.9
City: Pienza

Type: Tours + Share


The castle of Oliveto - 24.7 mi
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The olive groves that surround it give the name to what is one of the most beautiful fortified villas in Tuscany. Today the castle is the heart of a modern and efficient farm house and farms where tourists can board or eat local produce.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Via di Monte Olivo, 6 50051 Castelfiorentino (FI)
Distance: 39.8
City: Florence

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Santa Maria dell'Impruneta - 25.7 mi
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This is perhaps the most beloved monument in the entire state. This is the basilica of Santa Maria and is based in the centre of the town. The monument dates back to the ninth century and is considered as one of the holiest...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 28, 50023 Impruneta FI, Italy
Distance: 41.3
City: Impruneta

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


The Certaldo Park - 26.7 mi
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 The Certaldo Park is the principal and main park of Castelfiorentino. The park was named in honor of the super esteemed hero of the Italian independence, Paula Certaldo. The park is found in the 5th Avenue between the 10th and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Via Renai, 19, 50051 Castelfiorentino (FI), Italy‎ - 0571 61280‎
Distance: 43
City: Castelfiorentino

Type: Parks and gardens + Share

Neighbouring places: Siena


San Gimignano - 17.8 mi

San Gimignano is a small town, perched atop a hill, in the Tuscany region of Italy. This town of approximately 7,000 inhabitants still carries the semblance of a typical,...

Distance: 28.7
City: San Gimignano

Sinalunga - 21.5 mi

Sinalunga, a town in the province of Siena, is located in Tuscany, Italy. A small industrial town, Sinalunga is located in the eastern part of the Siena province, along the...

Distance: 34.6
City: Sinalunga

Pienza - 24.3 mi

Pienza is a small town nestled in the Tuscany region of Italy. This town of approximately 2,200 inhabitants has been included on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage...

Distance: 39.1
City: Pienza

San Casciano - 24.6 mi

San Casciano is a city and municipality that can be found in the province of Siena, in the region of Tuscany in Italy. This city is an affluent suburb of Eastern Tuscany.  The city is surrounded by Abbadia San Salvatore to the north and...

Distance: 39.6
City: San Casciano

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