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Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

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Piazza Salimbeni 3, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a large, unique building in a small piazza with a statue at its center surrounded by other old buildings not quite as ornate. Was interesting for about 5 minutes with a historical account provided by our guide who droned on for 15-20 minutes while...More

Thank ShowMeVegas
Reviewed 13 September 2018

If you’re walking thru Siena, make sure to make a stop in the square. Not much to see but at night it makes for a beautiful picture.

Thank Will D
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This piazza is one of the most beautiful in siena, apart from having its natural charm siena is a very nice city especially this place (Oldest bank in world!) at night with all the illuminating lights that give a vibrant effect.

Thank Dillon C
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The building itself is beautiful. This is the oldes, still today functioning bank not only in Italy, but most probably on the whole world.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is a nice enough building which we came across when strolling from our hotel to the main square. On Piazza Salimbeni. About a 5-minute stroll from the main square. Well worth a look if you're passing. Watch out that it's a working bank headquarters,...More

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 9 December 2017

If you're a banker, an economist, or someone interested in European economic history, this building has passing interest. After all, Siena and Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena are, respectively, the city that hosted and the bank that was the world's oldest. The Bank still...More

Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed 19 November 2017

If you like taking photos of unique old building this would go well in your collection. It is in a charming square and if you take the time to look up you will become fascinated by the sculpted heads peering out at you.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The Palazzo Salimbeni, which is now used as the headquarters for the Banca Monte dei Paschi Di Siena, was built in the 14th century but remodelled into its current neo- gothic style in the 19th century. The Bank was founded in 1472 and commenced in...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Quick walk by and suddenly, there is it in the little square, the oldest bank in the world. It looks solid and utterly dependable - well it has been around for almost 500 years!

Thank Amelia M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

That is, still surviving. It faces a magnificent square, quate small and contained, all lit up at night and in the usual tuscan red brick. A marvel to be enjoyed.

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