The city of Siena, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, is renowned for its beauty and the charm of its architecture remained perfectly intact over the centuries.
The Cathedral: designed in the late 12th century by Nicola and Giovanni Pisano, today it represents one of the most relevant examples of Romanesque-Gothic architecture in the country and contains masterpieces by Donatello, Michelangelo, Ghiberti, Pinturicchio and Bernini, besides the monumental polychrome marble inlaid floor. One of the most magnificent attractions of the city, definitely a must see!
Piazza del Campo: one of Europe’s wonders for its medieval architecture. It is known worldwide because, twice a year, they hold the Palio, a horse race around the edges of the square. At the center of the square, there is a beautiful marble fountain called Fonte Gaia.
Palazzo Pubblico, still nowadays the city hall, and its Torre del Mangia, stand out for their magnificence, as well as various buildings surrounding the shell-shaped square.
Read more about Siena in this article.