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New on 500px : Contrada Della Chiocciola marching by engintan by engintan

Chiocciola is situated in the south-western corner of Siena; traditionally, its residents worked as terracotta makers. Chiocciola’s motto is “With slow and deliberate steps, snail leaves the battlefield triumphant.”

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New on 500px : Ready for the harvest by PeteBondurant by PeteBondurant

Spring in Tuscany, usually brings some fascinating landscape. I think that the moment immediatly before the harvest is one of the most beautyful opportunity to admire the colors of this wonderful land.

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New on 500px : Siena Tower by mooser53 by mooser53

When the bell tower of Siena, Italy was built it was one of the tallest towers in Italy. The height was exactly the same as the cathedral, indicating that the church and government has the same power. Today it is a great tourist attraction as we climb the 400+ stairs to the top.

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