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Fortezza di Santa Barbara

Viale Vittorio Veneto, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Viale Vittorio Veneto, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only the views of the city are awesome, but it is a great place for some people watching. Lots of runners and walkers around the walls. There is an assortment of excersice equipment available for those who want to work out a bit -...More

Thank texassicilian
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

If you have time in Siena, the fortezza isn't a priority to see but is cool. Today it is a walking path with exercise equipment and nice views of the area. When I lived in Siena this was my gym! The fortezza is from the...More

1  Thank shaylaaj
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The remains of this fort which was constructed in the 16th century are on the outskirts of the central area of Siena and provide a good view of the town. Only the walls are still intact and the inner part is mostly a public space....More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I wonder why so few tourists walk around the walls of the Siena fortress. It is really well worth it. The views of the town seen from another perspective are wonderful. What seems incredible when you see the thickness of the outer walls is that...More

1  Thank Heather M
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It might not be as pristine as some of Siena's attractions but La Fotezza provides a peaceful afternoon away from the crowds of the centro storico. The fort is highlighted by it's vast walls and lovely views of the city. There is an enoteca, a...More

1  Thank United Fan
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Locals use it as a public park - lots of outdoor activity, jogging in the shade of trees, using gyms etc. Tourist, on the other hand, tend to get here to finalize their stay in Siena. I would suggest reversing that order - just have...More

Thank sir_meeshoo
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Allow for the morning to visit the fortessa. Definitely worth the visit, the Fortessa is everything you would expect from a fortress town like Siena History, armaments, weapons and relics

Thank pdcs4
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is not something you need to go out of your way to see, but if you have time, or are out for a walk or run, it's a great place to visit. The view of Siena is nice, there are trees on top of...More

Thank shaylaaj
Reviewed 15 May 2016

A great place to visit and appreciate gorgeous views of Siena, its free to enter and makes for a very pleasant walk. Its close to the bus station so we visited before catching our bus back to Florence, a great way to end the day...More

1  Thank Patrizia N
Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you have time, it is a nice little walk around the Fortress walls. It offers good views of the city and it is quite lovely in itself.

Thank Martin H
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