Hotel Palazzo Dei Priori
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Palazzo Dei Priori Siena
Arrived at the hotel and welcomed by very friendly staff. Rooms absolutely great, clean, in Traditional style and ideally located just 20 mins from the main Piazza I'll Campo which housed all the cafe/restaurant bars.
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... we have seen in Italy so far. We have a lot of shots today including some take by Jerry.
We got the deluxe ticket which included walking around on the roof of the Duomo which afforded us the opportunity to take some really investing shots. We also saw the crypt, tiny library of books dating back to the 13th century, the baptistery and a meuseum of art no longer kept in the church. ...
... descriptions--for example, the soil in this area is notably red (remember your sienna Crayola Crayon?). As we near Siena, we are given the plan--we will be dropped off in the Piazza del Campo, and have time to explore both the Duomo and the town. And how lucky for us--the beautiful inlaid marble mosaic floors in the cathedral are only uncovered from August through October, so we were able to view their magnificence firsthand. I'm not ...
... s history. Apparently the origins of the twice annual horse race in the piazza grew from an annual parade that took place for hundreds of years in the piazza where all of the local city states that were part of Sienna had to participate to show their allegiance to Sienna. Choosing not to participate invited an invasion of your community. Sounds like a good reason to join in the parade to me.
So I wandered back to a park near the hotel and finished my ...
... aren't big enough sponges to soak in the glory, I am glad. I am glad that the sacredness of this place can never be captured or taken even in the mind's eye. It belongs here. And while I will not leave with any picture of justice, I leave with a strong sense of awe and inspiration.
... a neighborhood celebration, we thought. Well, it soon was apparent that we had walked headlong into a demonstration. But this wasn't a handful of unhappy folks out to voice their opinion – this was a well-organized affair, with several groups (hundreds of people) marching through the streets, carrying banners and shouting slogans that we didn't understand. We recognized several people among those groups; people who worked ...