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Photo: Campanile Bell Tower Siena Duomo Siena Tuscany Italy

The Campanile, also known as the bell tower, of the famous Siena Duomo (cathedral) rises proudly above the rest of the historic centre of Siena. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Province of Seina, Tuscany, Italy.

The city of Siena is a town in the Siena Province, of Tuscany. It was first settled in the Etruscan period by a tribe called the Saina. Construction was first began on the Duomo, cathedral, in the twelfth century and is one of the best examples in the world of Italian Romanesque architecture. The facade of the cathedral was completed in 1380, but the Campanile bell tower came after, and towers proudly above the rest of the city.

The entire cathedral took several centuries to complete fully and is built in the style of the Gothic cathedrals. Like the majority of Italian churches, the cathedral has a dome and a bell tower, which can be seen here, and it is decorated in black and white stripes because those are the offical colours of Siena.

The historic centre of Siena, including its famous Duomo, is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site ... continue below the picture...


Campanile Bell Tower Siena Duomo Siena Tuscany Italy

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Campanile Bell Tower Siena Duomo Siena Tuscany Italy
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Duomo in the City of Siena, Tuscany, Italy.

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... , meaning it is protected by the World Heritage Programme, as a site that plays an important role in history of human civilization.

The Campanile (bell tower) of the Siena Duomo in the historic old town district in the City of Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Province of Siena, Region of Tuscany, Italy, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/5.0, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 48mm.

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Campanile Bell Tower Siena Duomo Siena Tuscany Italy
The Campanile, also known as the bell tower, of the famous Siena Duomo (cathedral) rises proudly above the rest of the historic centre of Siena. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Province of Seina, Tuscany, Italy.
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Rolf Hicker
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