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“A must visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Piazza del Campo

Piazza del Campo
Museo Civico, 53100 Siena, Italy
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Skip the Line: Siena Duomo and City Walking Tour
Ranked #2 of 54 Attractions in Siena
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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.
The Hague, The Netherlands
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“A must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This historic square makes you want to come back year after year. It never gets boring although the drinks and food at the restaurants are expensive. Eat an ice cream or two, walk down the narrow streets and visit the Duomo (reserve tickets in advance!). Great place to visit but come early. Parking is very very difficult.

Visited August 2013
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“Siena's landmark”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

This is where one goes when he/she is in Siena. I can't say more than what everyone else said. In short a historic main square, all streets somehow converge to it. Food around it is a rip-off but it's great for sightseeing and people watching.

Visited August 2013
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“A perfect spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Piazza del Campo did not look that beautiful to me at the photos, but once I got there I realized why people praise it. It is a place of special, positive energy. We enjoyed just sitting at the piazza, eating pizza, drinking vine, and enjoying company of all others who decided to have ‘a picnic’ there too.
It is amazing experience and I miss it already. This piazza is the reason I will be back to Sienna again.

Visited July 2013
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“A bit overvalued.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The piazza looks like a huge square, shaped like a semi-ellipse.
The palace at the SE side looks impressive (and is beautiful at the inside), but other structures are rather simply made of brickwork.
The atmopsphere is nice over there, but there are lots of more beatiful piazzas in Italy.

Visited July 2013
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“Some fantastic people watching...gorgeous buildings.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

What is not to love about Sienna?! Great food, people, art, design, museums, weather! One of our favorite cities in the world.

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