Searching for locations: Siena, Italy

The Piazza del Campo is one of the greatest medieval squares in Europe. 

It is shaped like a shell.

This is where the Palazzo Publico and the Torre del Mangia are. 

At 102 meters (334 feet), the bell tower is the city’s second tallest structure. 

When it was built in 1848 it was the exact same height of the Duomo to show that the state and church had equal amounts of power.

Around the edges of the Piazza are a lot of restaurants, where you can sit in the shade, have a plate of pasta and sip on a cold limonata.

2 thoughts on “Searching for locations: Siena, Italy

  1. Siena’s a lovely city. Last time I was there, though, it was wall to wall people in this square and some sort of celebration with a parade of men dressed in wool vests and long pants though it was 106 degrees that day.

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