Siena is a city in Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Siena..
The city is universally known for its immense historical, artistic, landscaping heritage and its substantial stylistic unity in medieval urban furnishings, as well as for the famous Palio.
The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation’s most visited tourist attractions, with over 163,000 international arrivals in 2008. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year.