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Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

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Address: Piazza del Campo 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 0577 292226
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Description: Siena's City Hall, whose construction began in the 13th century, houses...
Siena's City Hall, whose construction began in the 13th century, houses the city's Civic Museum, whose collection includes the profound fresco entitled "Allegory of Good and Bad Government."
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Exceptional frescos

The frescos on the walls in this building are stunning examples of a great era that gave been well preserved. You must spend some time and sample the atmosphere and historical... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The frescos on the walls in this building are stunning examples of a great era that gave been well preserved. You must spend some time and sample the atmosphere and historical content when you visit Siena.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A real must when visiting Siena. Unfortunately staff speak very poor English and do not seem to be very friendly.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We didn't get into the museum as our time was limited but the Palazzo Publico is impressive and I look forward to returning to visit the museum

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Winthrop, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The Art work is beautiful! Took too long to write review I was there in 2012 - unable to choose correct date..

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A wonderful square in a beautiful city. Sometimes I follow the famous Palio-races on television. It is wonderful to sit on a terrace in the late afternoon. The famous Dutch architect Berlage was inspired by this building and built in Amsterdam De Beurs on the Damrak-boulevard.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

There's a nice view over the old marketplace from the top floor of the Palazzo, but the highlights are the art in the museum.

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Egham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a splendid building which has been well preserved. It is very photogenic. It still serves as the town hall but the state rooms are open to the public.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

- There are many good frescoes here and I loved most of the works. - Many museums in Siena (and other famous Tuscan towns we saw during this trip ) are with very less people -in some places you are alone. - The Allegory of Good and Bad Government -of political themes is interesting ( still current !!!) - A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Great artwork, interesting history and nice break from the sun. Several flights of stairs so for some might not be easily accessible.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The photos are better than the experience. After Rome, it is hard to compare. Decent murals but doesn't live up to the hype.

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Address: Address: Piazza del Campo 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 0577 292226
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena

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