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“Breath taking!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Piazza del Campo

Piazza del Campo
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Private Tuscany Drive Excursion: Siena and San Gimignano Day Trip from Florence
Ranked #2 of 99 things to do in Siena
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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.
Boston, Massachusetts
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“Breath taking!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

The Piazza del Campo is one of the most famous Piazza in Italia! The famous Palio is run here twice a year. Surrounded by small shops, restaurants and bars, this is the perfect place to have a nice meal, people watch with a slice of pizza or a gelato, or shop. It is a bit exensive because it's the busiest part of the city, but it's a great place!

Visited April 2012
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“beautiful but expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

The fabulous atmosphere and sense of history . The extraordinary cross section of visitors from all over the world

Visited July 2012
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“nice place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

The Piazza is nice but I have seen a lot better. There are lots of restaurants and street vendors. The buildings are the color of siena. didnt spend too much time here. Had lunch took some pictures, bought a few trinkets and left. One should check it out if you are in siena. I found more interesting things on my way to the Piazza so it is nice to walk around outside on the back streets.

Visited October 2012
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Hedgesville, wv
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“Would love to be there for the Palio.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

But I can imagine Siena would be so, so crowded. The end of September is a great time to sit (most unusual thing to do in most piazza's) with all the other people locals and tourist and just take in in.

Visited September 2012
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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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Visited December 2012
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