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Piazza del Campo

Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Siena's main square is the site of the famous Palio horse races that take place in July and August.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“people watching” (226 reviews)
“watch the world” (82 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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"people watching"
in 226 reviews
"watch the world"
in 82 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 62 reviews
"great place to people watch"
in 41 reviews
"surrounded by restaurants"
in 31 reviews
"horse races"
in 99 reviews
"gelato"
in 175 reviews
"takes place"
in 48 reviews
"glass of wine"
in 61 reviews
"famous palio"
in 44 reviews
"il palio"
in 58 reviews
"city hall"
in 34 reviews
"palazzo pubblico"
in 47 reviews
"del campo"
in 38 reviews
"the main square"
in 33 reviews
"bell tower"
in 38 reviews
"amphitheater"
in 37 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stunning piazza. We came as they were setting up for the palio so it had a different vibe from when my wife last visited and people are around the edge with kids playing in the piazza. Fantastic atmosphere. ❤️❤️

Thank Edward L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow great location, shops bars restaurants all round and they've also have the Palio di Siena on in July and August. Check for dates. The atmosphere is great no matter when you go during the day or in the evening. Can be expensive but that...More

Thank 106Biscuit
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is really impressive, main square in the form of a shell, incredibly beautiful. Also the setting of the world famous horse race, the palio, on August 16.

Thank delagioventu
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fascinating square at the heart of this vibrant, medieval city. There's no place like this in the world.

Thank Roskers
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spending time before the Palio. Piazza is lovely and well prepared. We watched the horses and riders practice for the Palio. Incredible that Siena had planning laws in the 1200’s to limit the building heights and styles in the piazza. Great place to visit and...More

Thank Rodney C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you visit this piazza you will find a huge size piazza in a tiny city as Siena. It s really impressive and nice to visit

Thank Bolicheboliche
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely place.After visiting everything in Siena, we came back here for dinner.Lots of restaurants arround with a great view over the tower and sunset.

Thank Karuna S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amongst the most beautiful piazzas in all of Italy! Nice to take a stroll or have a glass of wine while enjoying the beauty around you.

Thank dcalas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow very impressive, wear comfortable shoes lots of walking to be done plenty of bars and restaurants great 1 liter beers for yhe guys and refredhing sprits for the girls Take heaps of photos worth visiting a memorable places

Thank Tony V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to see. Impressive shape and building. It is great to grap an icecream or a drink and just sitting down and enjoying the atmosphere.

Thank 154timeap
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Karen D
13 October 2017|
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Response from Barbarblanc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay in responding - we've been travelling. The hotel promoted the walking tour we did but it is available through the shop in the corner of the piazza. If you are standing looking at the tower it is in the... More
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ejabramsmorley
8 October 2017|
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Response from mitchw10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we had a rented vehicle while in Tuscany as it was easier to get around so I honestly don't know. I'm sorry!
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