Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Siena

Sienna or Siena, a city in Tuscany, is the capital of the province of Siena. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by the UNESCO a World Heritage Site.
The Roman origin accounts for the town’s emblem – a she-wolf suckling the infants Romulus and Remus. According to legend, Siena was founded by Senious, son of Remus, who was in turn the brother of Romulus, after whom Rome was named.

Things to see:
· Siena Cathedral (Il Duomo)
· Piazza del Campo
· Abbazia di San Galgano
· Pinacoteca Nazionale
· Basilica di San Domenico

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