Tuscany: Siena - Piazza del Campo and the Cathedral
|Album Overview Photo Index|
More photos in the vicinity:
Siena - Palazzo Pubblico and Torre del Mangia
Siena - The Cathedral as seen from Torre del Mangia
Siena - Piazza del Campo
|The "Campo" is Siena´s main square. It is famous for "Il Palio", the horse race taking place here. The horses that tear around the Piazza del Campo at breakneck speed, wear the colors of the 17 contrades (city districts).
Date: May 12, 2005
Longitude: 11° 19.93'
Latitude: 43° 19.08'
Show Photo Position in Google Maps
Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08