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Orto Botanico di Siena

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Address: Via P. A. Mattioli 4, 53100 Siena, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0577 235407
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Peaceful, if sad gardens

The Botanic gardens in Siena are a wonderful find. They are divided into different sections and the whole area covers around 2 hectares. You can spend at least an hour or so just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2014
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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Derby, England
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106 reviews 106 reviews
18 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Lots of benches and an area of woodland make this a pleasant area in which to spend some time away from the heat of the sun and the streets of Siena. Compared to many botanical gardens however it's a rather motley collection of shrubs and trees; indeed more like a living museum with single exhibits in pots. Rather more work... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The Botanic gardens in Siena are a wonderful find. They are divided into different sections and the whole area covers around 2 hectares. You can spend at least an hour or so just wandering around looking at the plants, each beautifully labelled. Nevertheless, there is an overall feeling of sadness about the place as it feels that money for maintenance... More 

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ryde i o wight
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We were on a day trip to Siena, and after walking around this amazing place, felt it was time for a break and something to eat. The take away pizza shop at 53 Via Di Pietro was ideal, two pieces of lovely fresh cooked pizza for 1.5 euros a square. The gardens are a short walk from here, under the... More 

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