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“Top tips for visiting Piazza del Campo” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Piazza del Campo

Piazza del Campo
Museo Civico, 53100 Siena, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 57 Attractions in Siena
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: People-watching, Walking
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Owner description: Siena's main square is the site of the famous Palio horse races that take place in July and August.
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“Top tips for visiting Piazza del Campo”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Tip 1: There was really nothing much to do in the Piazza except taking a few pictures and having a cuppa at one of the cafes.

Tip 2: This is the filming location in James Bond film's Casino Royale. I am sure everyone came here to take pictures and leave within 30 minutes.

Tip 3: You have to pay to climb up the giotto. We didn't do it because we couldnt see a point of doing that.

Tip 4: I wouldnt visit this site again because there is nothing much around except people watching.
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“Action packed night and day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

It is the heart of the city and a great place to people watch either on the street or from one of the many outside restaurant tables.

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“Such a fun Piazza”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We ventured here twice during our one night visit to Siena. We came once during the day, and once at night for dinner. Yes, the restaurants in the Piazza are more expensive, but we figured why not. It was charming and I thought the shape of the Piazza was very unique. It was very clean, and everyone was content to sit on the ground and eat gelato or people-watch (we did both!). Definitely check out this Piazza during your trip to Siena.

Visited October 2012
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“Don't miss”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Huge just huge!! Eat lunch at one of the many restaurants ringing the Campo. People watch. One of the largest piazzas - definitely the largest I have seen. You can just feel the centuries.

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“Wonderful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This piazza is not like others. The shape and slope
And there are so many restaurants there.
Great place for taking break

It also wonderful at night

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