in Provincia di Siena of Tuscany, Italy
- Siena / Ampugnano Airport (6 mi)
- Arezzo Airport (28 mi)
- Firenze / Peretola Airport (35 mi)
- Grosseto Airport (41 mi)
- Lucca / Tassignano Airport (52 mi)
- Pisa / San Giusto - Galileo Galilei International Airport (53 mi)
- Perugia / San Egidio Airport (62 mi)
- Forlì Airport (71 mi)
- Bologna / Borgo Panigale Airport (84 mi)
- Leonardo Da Vinci (Fiumicino) International Airport (115 mi)
- Ciampino Airport (123 mi)
- Verona / Villafranca Airport (145 mi)
- Historic Centre of Siena (Unesco heritage, 0 mi)
- Historic Centre of San Gimignano (Unesco heritage, 18 mi)
- Val d'Orcia (Unesco heritage, 21 mi)
- Historic Centre of the City of Pienza (Unesco heritage, 24 mi)
- Historic Centre of Florence (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany (Unesco heritage, 37 mi)
- Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (Unesco heritage, 55 mi)
- Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano (Unesco heritage, 70 mi)
- Historic Centre of Urbino (Unesco heritage, 71 mi)
- Minigolf San Cipriano Campo Comunale (amusement park, (19 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 43.318 and 11.331 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 43° 19' 5" and E 11° 19' 50"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Italian, German, French, Sardinian, Catalan, Corsican, Slovenian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:41 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Rome
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:10 am and 5:46 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Siena
Siena in Provincia di Siena (Tuscany) with it's 42,867 habitants is a town located in Italy about 115 mi (or 186 km) north-west of Rome, the country's capital town.
Time in Siena is now 07:41 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Rome with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 12 airports closer to Siena, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Italy is Siena / Ampugnano Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Italy is Historic Centre of Siena in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), North-East. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
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Hotels and Places to Stay
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1938-1944 La politica razziale del regime fascista a Siena
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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University of Siena
The University of Siena in Siena, Tuscany is one of the oldest and first publicly funded universities in Italy. Originally called Studium Senese, the University of Siena was founded in 1240. The University had around 20,000 students in 2006 nearly half of Siena's total population of around 54,000. Today, the University of Siena is best known for its Schools of Law and Medicine.
The Cathedral of Siena (Italian: Duomo di Siena), dedicated from its earliest days as a Roman Catholic Marian church and now to Santa Maria Assunta (Most Holy Mary of Assumption), is a medieval church in Siena, central Italy. The cathedral itself was originally designed and completed between 1215 and 1263 on the site of an earlier structure. It has the form of a Latin cross with a slightly projecting transept, a dome and a bell tower.
Palio di Siena
The Palio di Siena (known locally simply as Il Palio) is a horse race that is held twice each year, on July 2 and August 16, in Siena, Italy. Ten horses and riders, bareback and dressed in the appropriate colours, represent ten of the seventeen contrade, or city wards. The Palio held on July 2 is named Palio di Provenzano, in honour of the Madonna of Provenzano, who has a church in Siena. The Palio held on August 16 is named Palio dell'Assunta, in honour of the Assumption of Mary.
The Palazzo Pubblico (town hall) is a palace in Siena, Tuscany, central Italy. Construction began in 1297 and its original purpose was to house the republican government, consisting of the Podestà and Council of Nine. The outside of the structure is an example of Italian medieval architecture with Gothic influences. The lower story is stone; the upper crenelatted stories are made of brick.
Torre del Mangia
The Torre del Mangia is a tower in Siena, in the Tuscany region of Italy. Built in 1338-1348, it is located in the Piazza del Campo, Siena's premier square, adjacent to the Palazzo Pubblico (Town Hall). When built it was one of the tallest secular towers in mediaeval Italy. At 88 m, it is third tallest after Cremona's Torrazzo (112 m) and the Asinelli tower in Bologna (97 m).
Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Campo is the principal public space of the historic center of Siena, Tuscany, Italy and is regarded as one of Europe's greatest medieval squares. It is renowned worldwide for its beauty and architectural integrity. The Palazzo Pubblico and its Torre del Mangia, as well as various palazzi signorili surround the shell-shaped piazza. At the northwest edge is the Fonte Gaia. The twice-a-year horse-race, Palio di Siena, is held around the edges of the piazza.
Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. (MPS) is the oldest surviving bank in the world and Italy's third largest bank. Founded in 1472 by the magistrate of the city state of Siena, Italy, as a "mount of piety", it has been operating ever since. Today it has approximately 3,000 branches, 33,000 employees and 4.5 million customers in Italy, as well as branches and businesses abroad. A subsidiary, MPS Finance, handles investment banking.
Stadio Artemio Franchi – Montepaschi Arena
Stadio Artemio Franchi is a multi-purpose stadium in Siena, Italy. It is currently used mostly for football matches and the home of A.C. Siena. The stadium was built in 1923 and holds 15,373. It is named after former Italian Football Federation president Artemio Franchi. In summer 2007, A.C. Siena agreed to rename the stadium into Stadio Artemio Franchi – Montepaschi Arena, to include the name of their main sponsor, Monte dei Paschi di Siena. During March 2011, A.C.
Sant'Agostino is a church in Siena, Tuscany, central Italy. The construction of the church and its associated convent began in 1258 and lasted for more than fifty years. Other renovations and reconstructions were carried out in the following centuries. The interior, redesigned by Luigi Vanvitelli in the 18th century, has maintained the large high altars in polychrome marble from the 16th and 17th centuries. The stucco statues in the nave and in the transept date from the Vanvitelli renovation.
San Martino (Siena)
San Martino is a church in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. Known from the 12th century, it was enlarged and renovated in the 16th century. The façade was built in 1613 and the bell tower completed in 1738. The interior, in the counterfaçade, has an Immaculate Conception Protecting Siena during the Battle of Camullia by Giovanni di Lorenzo, commissioned by the city's commune in 1528. In the chapels are, among the others: the Circumcision of Jesus, one of Guido Reni's masterworks, the Martyrdom of St.
Santa Maria della Scala (Siena)
The Santa Maria della Scala (also referred to as the Hospital, Ospedale, and Spedale) is located in Siena, Italy. Now a museum, it used to be an important civic hospital dedicated to caring for abandoned children, the poor, the sick, and pilgrims. Financial income came partially from bequests and donations of various sorts from the citizens of Siena, particularly the wealthy. The head of the hospital was the rector and, under him lay brothers kept things running.
San Giuseppe (Siena)
San Giuseppe is a church in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. The church was commissioned by the contrada dell'Onda and begun in 1521. Construction continued for the whole century. The façade, finished in 1653, is mostly in brickwork, with two superimposed orders divided by pilaster strips. The interior is on the Greek Cross plan, surmounted by an octagonal dome with a lantern. Decoration is attributed to the Nasini family. The crypt, a suggestive 16th century hall, contains the contrada's museum.
Basilica of San Domenico (Siena)
The Basilica of San Domenico, also known as Basilica Cateriniana, is a basilica church in Siena, Tuscany, Italy, one of the most important in the city.
Orto Botanico dell'Università di Siena
The Orto Botanico dell'Università di Siena (2.5 hectares) is a botanical garden operated by the University of Siena. It is located at Via P. A. Mattioli, 4, Siena, Tuscany, Italy, and open daily without charge. The garden's history reaches back to 1588 when the university began to raise medicinal herbs. In 1756 the field of herbal studies was supplanted by natural history, and starting in 1759, under the direction of Giuseppe Baldassarri, the garden began to collect uncommon plants.
Battistero di San Giovanni (Siena)
The Battistero di San Giovanni is a religious building in Siena, Italy. It is located in the square with the same name, near the final spans of the choir of the city's cathedral. It was built between 1316 and 1325 by Camaino di Crescentino, the father of Tino di Camaino. The façade, in Gothic style, is unfinished in the upper part, such as the apse of the cathedral.
The Corteo Storico is a historical costume parade in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. It takes place before the famous horse race known as the Palio on the 2 of July and on August 16, each year.
Pinacoteca Nazionale (Siena)
The Pinacoteca Nazionale is a national museum in Siena, Tuscany, Italy. Inaugurated in 1932, it houses especially late medieval and Renaissance paintings from Italian artists. It is housed in the Brigidi and Buonsignori palaces in the city's center: the former, built in the 14th century, it is traditionally identified as the Pannocchieschi family's residence. Buonsignori Palace, although built in the 15th century, has a 19th century neo-medival façade based on the city's Palazzo Pubblico.
Palazzo Salimbeni is a historical building in Siena, central Italy, which currently houses the seat of the Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank. It was built in the 14th century, likely above pre-existing 12th-13th century structures. In the 19th century it was remodeled in neo-Gothic style, with detail including the merlons, the Lombard bands under them, the ogival triple mullioned windows, inspired by Siena's Palazzo Pubblico.
San Pietro alle Scale (Siena)
The church of San Pietro alle Scale is an ancient church on via San Pietro in Siena, Italy. The building was originally a 12th century structure, altered starting in the 17th century; the brick facade has a portal with a depiction of St Peter in Heaven with Angels. Amid the interior’s Baroque stucco decoration, are the remains of a polyptich by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, depicting a Madonna with Child and Saints.
San Sebastiano in Vallepiatta
San Sebastiano in Vallepiatta is an ancient church found next to piazzeta della Selva in Siena, Italy. The construction of the building began in 1493, under the patronage of the guild of weavers (Tessitori). Built in the shape of a Greek cross, it has a cupola with a cylindrical tambor. The design is attributed to Francesco di Giorgio Martini. Most of the brick façade has only a sliver of a cornice with architrave in travertine marble, added in 1545-1550.
Oratorio di San Rocco (Siena)
The Oratory of San Rocco is a small religious building in Siena, located via Vallerozzi. The simple two story building has been the property of the Contrada della Lupa, a ward in north Siena, since 1789. The brick façade has an oculus with a 16th century statue of St Roch, and a travertine marble tympanum. The interior and the apse are frescoed in the 17th century.
Oratory of Sant'Antonio da Padova (Siena)
The Oratory of Sant'Antonio da Padova (St Anthony of Padua) is a small church on Via Tommaso Pendola (formerly Via delle Murella) in Siena, Italy. The oratory is property of the "Ward of the Turtle" or Contrada della Tartuca, and now commonly called Sant'Antonio alle Murella. Siena also has a separate church of Sant'Antonio da Padova located elsewhere in the city in the Contrada della Civetta.
San Sebastiano (Siena)
San Sebastiano is an ancient church facing piazzetta della Selva in Siena, Italy. It is located in the Contrada della Selva. Church construction began in 1492 and completed in 1656. The interior is frescoed by 16th century painters, depicting Dream of St Irene by Stefano Volpi, a Glory of St Sebastian and a Virtue and Angels by Sebastiano Folli, a Stories of St Sebastian by Pietro Sorri and Rutilio Manetti.
San Pietro a Ovile
San Pietro a Ovile is a church in via del Giglio in Siena, Italy. Originally built in the 13th century in Romanesque style, the church underwent reconstruction in the 18th century. Now only the façade, with its bells remain evident from the original church. The entrance portal has and deteriorated frescoes by Rutilio Manetti.
San Pellegrino alla Sapienza
The church of San Pellegrino alla Sapienza o della Sapienza is found in Siena, Italy, on the intersection of via della Sapienza and via delle Terme. A hospital was founded on the site in the mid 13th century by the Blessed Andrea Gallerani, suppressed in 1408. Documents attest to a church by 1240. Various reconstructions have occurred over the centuries. Major works in the interior were added in the 17th century.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Siena.
- Monteroni d'Arbia
- Castellina in Chianti
- Castelnuovo Berardenga
- Radda in Chianti
- Gaiole in Chianti
- Colle di Val d'Elsa
- Barberino Val d'Elsa
- Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
- San Giovanni Valdarno
- Terranuova Bracciolini
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Сіена, Сиена, Siena, Σιένα, Sienna, Sieno, Sienne, סיינה, सियेना, SAY, シエーナ, Saena Julia, Saena Iulia, Sien-a, Séna