The best places to go in Tuscany - the city of Siena is fascinating for its history, culture of horse riding with its centuries-old Palio festival, plus fabulous architecture. This photo is of Siena cathedral, also whimsically known as the Beetlejuice church for its not black, but very dark green, and white marble. Cities like Siena, make Italy travel a joy.
Sienas cathedral, one of the most beautiful in the world.The cathedral dates back to the middle ages is a masterpiece of architecture and art, starting from the ornate marble exterior built in a combination of styles - Tuscan Romanesque on the lower part, and French Gothic above. Many of the features were added in later years, including the three glittering triangular mosaic panels made in Venice in 1878.