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This piazza is one of the most beautiful in siena, apart from having its natural charm siena is a very nice city especially this place (Oldest bank in world!) at night with all the illuminating lights that give a vibrant effect.
This is a nice enough building which we came across when strolling from our hotel to the main square. On Piazza Salimbeni. About a 5-minute stroll from the main square. Well worth a look if you're passing. Watch out that it's a working bank headquarters,...More
If you're a banker, an economist, or someone interested in European economic history, this building has passing interest. After all, Siena and Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena are, respectively, the city that hosted and the bank that was the world's oldest. The Bank still...More
If you like taking photos of unique old building this would go well in your collection. It is in a charming square and if you take the time to look up you will become fascinated by the sculpted heads peering out at you.
The Palazzo Salimbeni, which is now used as the headquarters for the Banca Monte dei Paschi Di Siena, was built in the 14th century but remodelled into its current neo- gothic style in the 19th century.
The Bank was founded in 1472 and commenced in...More
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
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