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Centro Storico di Siena, Siena

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Roam around narrow streets and piazzas of Centro Storico di Siena, and discover the secret spots of one of the finest examples of medieval and Renaissance cities in Italy. Surrounded by fortified walls, which date back to the 14th century, the historical core of Siena has maintained its Gothic appearance, which earned it a World Heritage status. Peak into palaces, churches, and museums, and admire exceptional frescos and sculptures. Rich in gourmet shops, bars, and restaurants, the town's winding alleys converge downhill towards the central square surrounded by monumental palaces and dominated by a 102 m (335 ft) bell tower. Arrange to visit Centro Storico di Siena and other attractions in Siena using our Siena day trip planning website.
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  • This is one of the most remarkable medieval cities in Europe that I have visited. Very well preserved, especially the cathedral and the central square. It is quite lively and crowded.  more »
  • Our guide took us on an extensive tour of Siena. It was a very interesting town but very hot the day we were there.  more »

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