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All reviews palazzo pubblico excellent eateries mingle with the locals food vendors photos and memorabilia flea market old section stunning sight buzzing with activity attractions including window shopping lots of nice shops stalls selling made us feel at home wonderful restaurant city hall interesting things
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

We visited Piazza del Mercator on Sunday morning when they were setting up stalls for Antique market held every 3rd Sunday of month. Undercover area was good for markets as it was light rain when we were there. There are great views of the Tuscan...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Paddy1954
Reviewed 22 April 2016

this is one of our favorite towns and we love the Piazza del mercato. Just take it all in and eat, drink and people watch. Walk through the town, which takes a while to get up to by escalators, because this is a hill town....More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

We stumbled upon an antiques market on a Sunday - really interesting selection of goods on sale. I'm not really that interested in antiques, but there were great stalls selling historical cards,photos and memorabilia of the Palio, as well as very good stamp and coin...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank williams_tj
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We stumbled on the market square by accident as we were getting out of the way of a processio led by young flag waving boys and their drummer, representing Siena's 'Tower' Contrada. Behind the Campo, the main square, we were away from the crowds but...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We were not here during the flea market but we did have a nice dinner at a restaurant in this Piazza. There is a nice downward view of this area from the back of the museum's upper floor.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this area and returned several times to eat, relax and enjoy the views. The feeling of being encircled by lovely old buildings is quite special, and it is alive with people enjoying good food, along with all the workers in the hospitality...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Within the beauty of Siena, this is an interesting place to visit. An open market most of the time, there are plenty of little things to appreciate within the area. The area could be very crowded, specially during the heat of the summer, so either...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank RMartinSDXB
Reviewed 2 June 2015

So much history in this old section of an old city, it can sometimes be overwhelming. The Piazza forms part of a ''must see'' range of attractions including the magnificent Duomo which are within an easy walk of each other. The visitor should however be...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Alan P
Reviewed 23 August 2014

This small Piazza has many beautiful buindings around and it is worth to take a time and visit, specially when the market is working.

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank M S
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Worth a short detour from the main sights of Siena but on a summer day this place can feel very crouded.

Date of experience: September 2013
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