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Archivio di Stato

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Address: Banchi Di Sotto, 52, 53100 Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 39-057741271

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An absolute highlight!

It is tricky to find this absolute gem, but it's an amazing place and a must for anyone interested in books, history, culture or art. It is totally free and today there was no one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Lincolnshire, England
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Lincolnshire, England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

It is tricky to find this absolute gem, but it's an amazing place and a must for anyone interested in books, history, culture or art. It is totally free and today there was no one else there when the tour started at 9.30 so I had a personal tour with my guide, Lorella, who made a huge attempt to communicate... More 

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

When in Siena make a trip to the old city archives in Banchi de Sotto. Not easy to find, go inside the courtyard and up the stairs to a locked door. Free visits are offered at 930, 1030 and 1130 am to look at some of the old painted leather and wooden covers used for binding medieval documents. They date... More 

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