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12 October 2016

Torre del Candeliere (Clock Tower)

This imposing tower and its sienese Fortress stand in the upper part of the medieval city centre, called Cittanuova. The tower was built in 1228 by […]
12 October 2016
Torre del Candeliere

The “Chandelier” Tower and the Sienese Fortress

Climbing up through via Moncini, you will eventually find in front of you the impressive Silici Gate. From here you can access Cittanuova (literally “New Town”), […]
14 November 2016

the City Walls

The city walls used to completely surround the city centre in medieval times. They were about 2000 mt. long, built in the XII century and then expanded […]
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