Category Archives: Siena

The Unique Piazza del Campo of Siena

Medieval architecture has always enthralled me and Siena’s Piazza del Campo is an amazing example of a medieval square. It is unusual in shape. I’ve heard it described as shell-shaped, although I personally think that it resembles more of a … Continue reading

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Exploring Siena

Basilica of San Domenico The church of San Domenico was one of the first landmarks we saw as we entered Siena (aside from the Duomo which is the most prominent in Siena’s skyline). It is an example of a Gothic … Continue reading

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The Duomo in Siena

If I have to choose a “must see” in Siena, I would have to pick the Duomo or Cathedral. The admission is worth every penny. For me, this was one of the highlights of our trip. The treasures inside the … Continue reading

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