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Fortezza di Santa Barbara

Viale Vittorio Veneto, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Viale Vittorio Veneto, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is not something you need to go out of your way to see, but if you have time, or are out for a walk or run, it's a great place to visit. The view of Siena is nice, there are trees on top of...More

Thank shaylaaj
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

A great place to visit and appreciate gorgeous views of Siena, its free to enter and makes for a very pleasant walk. Its close to the bus station so we visited before catching our bus back to Florence, a great way to end the day...More

1  Thank Patrizia N
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you have time, it is a nice little walk around the Fortress walls. It offers good views of the city and it is quite lovely in itself.

Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

We walked to this fortress towards the end of our day in Siena. It is easy to access and is free to walk in. It is set in a park and is an easy walk up ramps to the walls, where there are far reaching...More

Thank Jan T
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Pleasant walk from the centre to the Fortezza and wonderful views from the Fortezza. Interesting to walk around the walls.

Thank kay f
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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

This castle is very large and all the walls are excellent condition. It is easily accessible and has easy access to the walls. It is a hard surface with only a few easy steps to negotiate. The views are terrific and very photogenic. It is...More

Thank purpletravelat
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Great to just stroll around and see the city of Siena below. Shady,Tree lined and seating available A break from the mass of tourists heading for more popular locations It is also free

Thank JonBunston
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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We only walked around, but it reminds us of lucca. The wall was high and thick. We saw people running on top. Might have been a nice visit

Thank Hsphoser36
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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

This was honestly my favourite thing to do in Siena and the best part is that it's absolutely free! The fortress is situated on the Viale V Veneto on the West side of Siena so it's just outside the main tourists spots and is probably...More

1  Thank Danielle1257
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely views over the city (including the Duomo and Tower of course). Nice and quiet. Lots of shady spots with some seats and grassy patches to relax. This is where you need to head after a hectic touristy day in the centro.

Thank MarcPT
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