Siena is a compact city, and so it is easy to explore it on foot

Sightseeing Siena: must-sees while on holiday in Siena

In the historical centre, the first stop is Piazza del Campo also because of the impressive Torre del Mangia, where you can climb up the stairs to enjoy a wonderful view.

Another important place is the Duomo (cathedral), characterised by its unique black and white marble, which houses works by Michelangelo and Donatello, as well as the Baptistery.
Both contain masterpieces that the whole world envies us.

Do not miss the Medici Fortress: it has now been transformed into a green space throughout the year, and especially in summer, it becomes the scene of events and concerts.
The Opera Metropolitana museum, Palazzo Chigi Saracini, the Civic Museum and the Public Palace, the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala, the Sanctuary and house of St. Catherine.

Afterall the city of Siena is a cradle of culture, history and art, this can be perceived on every corner, in the churches, and on narrow and steep streets.
In Siena, it's as if time stopped centuries ago: you will be amazed by its beauty!

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