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Address: Viale Vittorio Veneto, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Cool wall

We only walked around, but it reminds us of lucca. The wall was high and thick. We saw people running on top. Might have been a nice visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
El Paso, Texas

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle is very large and all the walls are excellent condition. It is easily accessible and has easy access to the walls. It is a hard surface with only a few easy steps to negotiate. The views are terrific and very photogenic. It is quite a large castle but for some reason appears to be bigger on the outside... More 

Thank Ken G
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to just stroll around and see the city of Siena below. Shady,Tree lined and seating available A break from the mass of tourists heading for more popular locations It is also free

Thank JonBunston
El Paso, Texas
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450 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We only walked around, but it reminds us of lucca. The wall was high and thick. We saw people running on top. Might have been a nice visit

Thank Hsphoser36
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was honestly my favourite thing to do in Siena and the best part is that it's absolutely free! The fortress is situated on the Viale V Veneto on the West side of Siena so it's just outside the main tourists spots and is probably why you can see a lot of locals jogging around the fortress walls away from... More 

Thank Danielle1257
Brisbane, Australia
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185 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lovely views over the city (including the Duomo and Tower of course). Nice and quiet. Lots of shady spots with some seats and grassy patches to relax. This is where you need to head after a hectic touristy day in the centro.

Thank MarcPT
Willunga, Australia
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178 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is a bit of walk from central Siena but well worth it. Strangely this place doesn't get many tourists but it is popular with locals out for a walk or jog. The views of Siena and the surrounding countryside from the walls of this fortress are spectacular. There is no charge and the jazz school provides lovely music that... More 

2 Thank Mark S
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

For some reason that I have not researched this is also known as Fortezza Medici; it is located at the top end of the walled city just beyond the main bus stop. There is one main brick built building used by a jazz school so on our visit we enjoyed the music practice and there were even a couple of... More 

2 Thank Ashfield531
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you find yourself Basilica'd out and you had enough people watching at Il Campo this is an interesting place for a tree lined stroll around the fortification walls of this large fort turned into a park and underground wine museum. The stroll around the top of the walls is perhaps 1/2 mile and offers great views of Siena. The... More 

Thank ConradConnecticut
Rome, Italy
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My group and I went to the fortezza. It was very nice. I liked especially the big trees that were in the fortezza. They were really amazing and you could go under them.They were really cool. The fortezza is made of colossal walls and during summer time there is the cinema out side under the sky.But don't go to visit... More 

Thank Michele R
Siena, Toscana, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

A nice place for a relaxing walk inside the open space of the fort. There is a school of music called Siena Jazz.In the summer you can watch outdoor cinema there. It is free to get in.


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