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romantic spot

in the night the bank here is shut and this is a nice place to spend some time. theres a bench here... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
wizard280
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Hyderabad, India
Pretty Piazza, Especially at Night

We kind of used this piazza as an orientation point. Imposing statue surrounded by beautiful... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
SuzyQu15
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Brooklyn, New York
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30 Oct 2017
“romantic spot”
21 May 2018
“Pretty Piazza, Especially at Night”
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Piazza Salimbeni, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We kind of used this piazza as an orientation point. Imposing statue surrounded by beautiful architecture, especially the bank building behind the statue, the oldest bank, which unfortunately was not opened to go in. This piazza was most beautiful at night, when the lights made...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This was the meeting point of our tour in Siena. It is a small pleasant square with historical buildings surrounding three sides. The most noted building was the Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the oldest bank in the world. There were a few crafters...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Not Salimbeni stands on a pedestal. Sallustio Bandini, the Italian archdeacon, economist and politician of the XVIII century, stands on the square. He supports free trade and the removal of the local feudal tariffs and fees. The oldest Bank of world Monte dei Paschi di...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This square contains Palazzo Salimbeni, the headquarters of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, as well as a statue of Sallustio Bandini. It's a stone's throw from Piazza del Campo and worth a look at if you're passing, albeit as a "secondary sight".

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

in the night the bank here is shut and this is a nice place to spend some time. theres a bench here and you can pick up cigarettes/wine/food from the store nearby. people are walking on the street but not many people stay around the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

This Piazza has the via Banchi di Sopra on one side and 3 different Palazzos, now all used as offices of, and owned by, the Monte dei Paschi di Siena Bank. As you stand on the via Banchi di Sopra facing the small Piazza, on...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Commonly mistaken or linked with Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (one of the oldest banks in the world) as it's right next door, this little plaza houses the statue of Sallustio Bandini, one of the first Italian economists. Directly behind the statue is the...More

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