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Piazza del Campo

Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Siena's main square is the site of the famous Palio horse races that take place in July and August.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“people watching” (209 reviews)
“watch the world” (76 reviews)
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Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

It is not hard to imagine the world of excitement when the horses race around this square. it is truly delightful - take time to have a cup of coffee and think of "James Bond"

Thank tallowbeach
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I consider this one of the hidden Italian treasures. While everyone is aware of the larger cities such as Florence and Rome, Siena is a neat gem which is buzzing with culture and commotion. The best time to visit the Piazza is at night when...More

Thank sunskittles2
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Lovely to look around and do some people watching. We also stopped at a bar for a drink as it was a nice day. To think they still run the races here - must put being there for that on my bucket list.

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Piazza del Campo is one of the nicest squares I have ever visited. It has a special atmosphere and is a must for anyone visiting Tuscany.

Thank Pete765
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Restaurants will trap you and bring you in. Let them. Just sit and enjoy. Very unique area - grab some food and wine and relax.

Thank RICVisitor1976
Reviewed 11 January 2016

It's just a cool square for anything Palio, New Year's or just sit and chill. A lot of bars and restaurants around.

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely town square. Keep a close eye on your children though, because there are a lot of people there. But a gellato in the sun here.is absolute lovely!

Thank Celie T
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This Piazza was unbelievable. It is huge, with beautiful fountain settled there. You haven't visited Siena if you didn't step on this Piazza.

Thank Dorotea T
Reviewed 6 January 2016

A classic spot to go in Sienna. It was fun and we had a delightful salad & pizza in one of restaurants on the square. Can't imagine the Pallio and the madness that goes with it.

Thank punchcardRay
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Where James Bond movie was made once...yes it is here and it is in Siena. But most reason was the history behind Siena and makes me so courious about this place and they still keep the tradition here about the horse race,this place is huge...More

Thank Julie R
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