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Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Piazza Salimbeni 3, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 294111
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Siena and Montepulciano Small-Group Tour with Winery Lunch from Florence
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Piazza Salimbeni 3, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That is, still surviving. It faces a magnificent square, quate small and contained, all lit up at night and in the usual tuscan red brick. A marvel to be enjoyed.

Thank Martino56
Reviewed 5 June 2017

After reading reviews on TA I really wanted to take a tour of the Palazzo Salimbeni, home to the headquarters of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena. Alas, I couldn't get past the bank's reception. They have organized tours only twice a year I was...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My wife & I didn't walk into the building, but from the outside, the building features and designs are superb, especially under the external eaves. Little head sculptures run all along the building, and although we don't know who each head represent, it's just a...More

Thank Tomme T
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Like someone just said – It is indeed true that this place is really very easy to miss as you walk towards the square. We were with our buddies from the wine tour which is why this became our mandatory first stop for some pretty...More

Thank TrencherWoman01
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We saw folks taking pictures of this unassuming building only to realised it is actually the world's oldest surviving bank !

1  Thank Erico2709
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is where Italy's banking started and currently one of the largest in Italy. Just minutes from the Campo and certainly is one of the highlights of any Siena tour.

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Monte dei Paschi is (one of) the oldest Bank in the world (1472), the main economical unit of the town and the 4.th bank in Italy. it deserves a look

Thank SomenziG
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Amazing building you can visit at not cost but is not always open so you need to go early in the day and it is worth a stop not sure if at the weekends is open but can always get information locally.

2  Thank romana1london
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

After you've seen the amazing Siena cathedral and plaza campo everything else seems lackluster. That said we did enjoy the view of the building but it's not a must do attraction.

Thank Juhi K
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Wandering around Siena I came across a beautiful building on a piazza and lots of people snapping pictures of it. I asked a friendly tourist what was the building and he said it was either a palace or church but the architecture was impressive. It...More

3  Thank AuroraSky
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