Piazza del Campo
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The heart of Siena with the typical shell shape. Where the famous house race is taking place twice a year (July 2nd and August 16th).
It is hard to imagine a lovelier square, or one more beloved by the people who live and work there. However packed it gets, this glorious civic expanse always retains its symbolic force. The Palazzo Pubblico is a huge building which serves as the seat of the city council, as well as being the…
Piazza del Campo is the principal public space of the historic center of Siena and is regarded as one of Europe's greatest medieval squares. The twice-a-year horse-race, Palio di Siena, is held around the edges of the piazza.
If you go to Siena you absolutely must go to Piazza del Campo, where the famous Palio is run twice a year. The huge tower "Torre del Mangia" is just beautiful.
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