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Piazza Il Campo

By bliba  
Siena is widely considered the most beautiful city in Italy and lies in the heart of Tuscany. World famous is the central square Piazza Il Campo

Piazza del Campo is the principal public space of the historic center of Siena, Tuscany, Italy and is regarded as one of Europe's greatest medieval squares. It is renowned worldwide for its beauty and architectural integrity. The Palazzo Pubblico and its Torre del Mangia, as well as various palazzi signorili surround the shell-shaped piazza. At the northwest edge is the Fonte Gaia.

The twice-a-year horse-race, Palio di Siena, is held around the edges of the piazza. The piazza is also the finish of the annual road cycling race Strade Bianche.

Tags: Photo journalism Italy Siena leica x vario Piazza Il Campo

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26 Feb 2018 9:05AM
very metaphorical

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franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2018 9:13AM
Excellent example of less is more, Oliver.
Great colour, a good looking duo. Well captured.
WesternRed.
26 Feb 2018 9:34AM
Great composition.
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
26 Feb 2018 9:53AM
Superb!
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 13 England
26 Feb 2018 11:00AM
Never actually got here when I holidayed in that area, only Pisa (where I stayed), Lucca and Florence - all very beautiful Smile Love the cobbling here, and the minimalistic shot, great work, Oliver! Smile
Trev Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
13 1.7k 2117 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2018 12:25PM
Pattern repeats. One black, one red coat.
The animals went in two by two...
woolybill1 Plus
13 30 75 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2018 12:30PM
Love your composition - and the discreet variations of tone in the tiles. Superb.
Regards
Bill
26 Feb 2018 2:27PM
Mein Award auch. Gro▀artig! Absolut das, was ich klasse finde. Wie so oft: Weniger ist mehr. Klaus.
Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
26 Feb 2018 2:29PM
When the world is held together by interlocking bricks. Stretching for as far as one can see.
Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2018 2:36PM
Beautiful mono image, great "feel" of space...
Isabel GrinGrin
26 Feb 2018 4:28PM
Excellent photograph the people show how large this space is, with out the tables and chairs from the resturants around the campo.



PattySmileSmile
26 Feb 2018 5:05PM
its one of my future trips Siena, I've been to Italy many times but never there

great minimalism !

Savvas
saltireblue Plus
9 10.1k 43 Norway
26 Feb 2018 5:13PM
You can just imagine the two couples talking about the other pair!
Fantastic composition, Ollie.

Malc
capto Plus
7 6.0k 14 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2018 6:43PM
I like the divergence of the two couples.Smile
ivor
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
26 Feb 2018 7:22PM
What an amazing image!
26 Feb 2018 8:16PM
Very well seen and composed , Ollie ! SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
66 2
26 Feb 2018 8:51PM
Quite excellent.
27 Feb 2018 9:58AM
Excellent composition Ollie.

JohnSmile

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