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Piazza del Campo

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Piazza del Campo is the principal public space of the historic center of Siena, Tuscany, Italy and is one of Europe's greatest medieval squares. It is renowned worldwide for its beauty and architectural integrity. The Palazzo Pubblico and its Torre del Mangia, as well as various palazzi signorili surround the shell-shaped piazza. At the northwest edge is the Fonte Gaia.

The twice-a-year horse-race, Palio di Siena, is held around the edges of the piazza.

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A: Siena, Italy - Piazza Del Campo

por Randy Myers, a menos de 10 metros de distancia

Resembling a colossal, medieval bathroom sink, the sloping Piazza del Campo has been Siena's civic an...

Siena, Italy - Piazza Del Campo

B: Siena - Piazza del Campo

por Carsten Arenz, a menos de 10 metros de distancia

Siena - Piazza del Campo

C: Siena - Torre del Mangia

por Carsten Arenz, 10 metros de distancia

A view of the Torre del Mangia from the Piazza il Campo. One of the most common places and sights in ...

Siena - Torre del Mangia

D: Piazza Il Campo

por Carsten Lissack, 10 metros de distancia

Piazza Il Campo

E: Siena, Piazza Del Campo

por Sergey Kalinin, 20 metros de distancia

Siena, Piazza Del Campo

F: Siena Drain

por Chris Ellenbogen, 20 metros de distancia

Siena Drain

G: Piazza Del Campo, Siena

por Michael V. Rasmussen, 20 metros de distancia

The square is paved with red bricks arranged in fishbone style. At the lowest part of the Piazza del ...

Piazza Del Campo, Siena

H: Siena - Piazza del Campo 3

por Carsten Arenz, 20 metros de distancia

The Piazza del Campo in Siena is the most important piazza in Siena. Twice a year a horse race is tak...

Siena - Piazza del Campo 3

I: Siena, Piazza del Campo - Location of the Palio di Siena, Palazzo Pubblico and Torre del Mangia

por Carsten T. Rees, 20 metros de distancia

The Piazza del Campo is the central piazza of Siena. Here the Palio takes place. You can see the surr...

Siena, Piazza del Campo - Location of the Palio di Siena, Palazzo Pubblico and Torre del Mangia

J: Siena - Piazza il Campo Fountain

por Carsten Arenz, 20 metros de distancia

The Piazza il Campo is one of the famous places in Siena. Surrounded by bars and cafes it is a nice r...

Siena - Piazza il Campo Fountain

Este panorama fue tomado en Tuscany

Esta es una vista general de Tuscany

The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.

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