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Address: Siena, Italy
Visit Piazza del Mercato like an insider
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$30*
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Small-Group Siena by Night Tour Including Italian Dinner

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Take a time in this square

This small Piazza has many beautiful buindings around and it is worth to take a time and visit, specially when the market is working.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2014
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This small Piazza has many beautiful buindings around and it is worth to take a time and visit, specially when the market is working.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Worth a short detour from the main sights of Siena but on a summer day this place can feel very crouded.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Apart from a great view and you are going to get a number of these as you visit various other attractions around the City there is not a lot to bring you to this piazza; there are a couple of restaurants and a covered market area but I never saw any sign of a market taking place.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Nice area, a less then 2 minute walk from the piaza del campo. Nice view to the south of Siena. Restaurants here seemed to be really nice, we can recommend the Trattoria Papei, very friendly staff, good food for an good price, the pasta with duck-sauce was fantastic.....and we went home drunk because of a lot of free refills.....I wish... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Although somewhat of a glorified parking lot, there is a great view of Siena and the complex of the palazzo and Torre from the rear. The vista over the green space is quite stunning as well and makes a change from the mediaeval built-up-ness of Siena

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Zürich, Schweiz
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Piazza del Mercato is a good example for how abound great historical architecture is in Italy. The view is great, the hall is in itself a nice example of an significant old construction, and if there is some festivity filling it with life (say, artistry as at Notte Bianca on June 21), it can be nice there. But even than,... More 

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Little Canfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

The Piazza del Mercato is in a quiet street behind Il Campo and not as has been described as the site of the Wednesday market!! It is surrounded by a few restaurants and has views over the valley.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Bigger than expected, lots of vendors of clothes, leather, bedding, furnishing, jewelry, etc. Nice to walk around, maybe buy a few things. A lot of 'Made in China' items, be aware. Food stands worth a visit. A great place to visit on a Wednesday morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

What a great way to mingle with the locals; great place to find souvenirs. Don't miss all the food vendors located under the entrance bridge to the Fortenzza.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Nice to see the offerings at this little market. Nice people, a few choice items. Fun just the same, we did not buy anything but did see some things we would have liked to take home, just price got in the way of a sale!

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