Rising high above Piazza del Campo (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) is Torre del Mangia, a bell tower built between 1338 and 1348. It reaches nearly 300 feet (90 meters) above Palazzo Pubblico and was built to be the same height as the city’s Duomo to indicate church and state equality. The two towers still stand in historic Siena.
Take in the bell tower and other highlights in Piazza del Campo on a walking or Segway tour of Siena’s historic center. Many Siena tours also include skip-the-line tickets to Siena’s Duomo, a Gothic masterpiece. Siena is a popular day trip from Rome and Florence, and many tours include stops in San Gimignano and Pisa.