The Mangia Tower (Torre del Mangia), Siena, Tuscany, Italy
by Andrea Pucci
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Siena is a medieval city located in Tuscany, Italy, its historic centre of Siena has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year. The Piazza del Campo, the shell-shaped town square, unfurls before the Palazzo Pubblico with its tall Torre del Mangia. This is part of the site for the Palio horse race. This is the view from inside the courtyard of palazzo pubblico, looking up to the mangia tower, one of the best public views in town.