Here are the top 8 tourist attractions to see in Siena:

1. Piazza del Campo

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It is one of Europe's greatest medieval squares.

2. Torra del Mangia

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It is a tower in Siena and was one of the tallest secular towers in medieval Italy.

3. Siena Chapel

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This is a medieval Church whose structure was completed between 1215-1263. The dome of the Church was later installed and designed by none other than Bernini.

4. Battistero di San Giovanni

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Battistero di San Giovanni or the Bapistery of Saint John in located in the Sienna Cathedral. It is located at the base of the apse of the cathedral. Over the course of centuries, it was enriched with various sculptures and paintings.

5. The Complex of Santa Maria della Scala

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Now a museum, it was once an important civic "hospital". The place was known for providing "hospitality" to pilgrims and therefore acquired the name "hospital". It is one of Siena's main artistic hubs.

6. Palazzo Pubblico

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This is a palace in Siena that dates back to 1297. It was built to house the republican city (Italian cities were governed quite independently) government, consisting of the Podesta and the Council of Nine.

7. The Civic Museum of Siena

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The Civic Museum or the Museo Civico is situated in the central part of the city, inside the Palazzo Pubblico. Needless to say, the museum abounds in sculpures and art that Siena and its couotry, Italy, is well-known for.

8. The Church of San Dominico

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This is in reality a basilica, it is also known as Basilica Cateriniana. Built in the 13th century but enlarged in the 14th century and expanded into a Gthic style. The basilica has outlived several fires and one military occupation.

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FAQs on Siena

How can I commute within Siena?

The nearest airports to Siena are in Florence, Pisa and Rome. Buses and trains connect Siena to these cities. However, travelling to Siena from Florence is especially easy. Siena is 1 hr 18 min from Florence SMN railway station by train. However, the train trip often requires a break in Impoli and therefore one might consider taking buses from Florence to reach this city. A bus ticket from Florence to Siena costs —6.50-7.00. Buses to Siena are available 2-3 times per hour from Florence.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Siena?

The top sightseeing places in Siena are Piazza del Campo, Torra del Mangia, Siena Chapel, Battistero di San Giovanni, The Complex of Santa Maria della Scala, Palazzo Pubblico.

What are the top hotels in Siena?

There are 646 Hotels in Siena which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Siena are Castello Del Poggiarello Di Stigliano, Tenuta La Santissima, Casa vacanze Aurora, CaNova, La Locaia, Palazzo Giorgi. You can see all the hotels in Siena here
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