City in Tuscany, Italy.- Siena
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The main tourist spots are Florence, Pisa, San Gimignano, Lucca, Castiglione della Pescaia, Grosseto and Siena.
The Republic of Siena (Repubblica di Siena, Respublica Senensis) was a historic state consisting of the city of Siena and its surrounding territory in Tuscany, central Italy.
Province in Tuscany, Italy.
Its capital is the city of Siena.
For the village near Livorno, see Sassetta, Tuscany
Some say he was born in Siena although there is also a hypothesis that he was born in Cortona.
Duccio di Buoninsegna (, ; c. 1255–1260 – c. 1318–1319) was an Italian painter active in Siena, Tuscany, in the late 13th and early 14th century.
Piazza del Campo is the main public space of the historic center of Siena, Tuscany, Italy and is regarded as one of Europe's greatest medieval squares.
The Palio di Siena (known locally simply as Il Palio) is a horse race that is held twice each year, on 2 July and 16 August, in Siena, Italy.
Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1587 to 1609, having succeeded his older brother Francesco I.
He finally obtained the formal investiture of Siena, which his father had conquered.
Painting of the period beginning in the late 13th century and flourishing from the early 15th to late 16th centuries, occurring in the Italian Peninsula, which was at that time divided into many political states, some independent but others controlled by external powers.
Local government buildings were decorated with frescoes and other works both secular, such as Ambrogio Lorenzetti's The Allegory of Good and Bad Government, and religious, such as Simone Martini's fresco of the Maestà, in the Palazzo Pubblico, Siena.
The University of Siena (Università degli Studi di Siena, abbreviation: UNISI) in Siena, Tuscany, is one of the oldest and first publicly funded universities in Italy.