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Piazza Salimbeni, Siena
Tuscany

The most sophisticated shopping street in the town of Siena is the Via Banchi di Sopra, along this street you can find this small and pleasant square, the Piazza Salimbeni, where is Salimbeni Palace, a palace built in Gothic style the fourteenth century. The palace is the headquarters of the bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena, founded in 1472 as a Monte Pio.

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Copyright: Jose A Navarro
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6320x3160
Taken: 09/04/2009
Uploaded: 09/04/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015
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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.