Thursday, December 07, 2006

Siena, Tuscany, Italy -- Piazza del Campo and Siena Horse Race Photo

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Piazza del Campo is the secular heart of Siena, a sloping amphitheatre of a square, lined with cafe tables and thronged with tourists, school parties and locals. The Campo is the dramatic setting for the Palio horserace.
Siena's Palio Horse Race (photo and link)
The horses race one time around the piazza one time once a year.


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