Porta Camollia, Siena

Local namePorta Camollia
LocationSiena, Italy

Porta Camollìa is one of the northern portals in the medieval walls of Siena. It is located on via Camollia and opens inside the city into the Contrada of Istrice.

Consisting of three arches; the inner arch is surmounted by a circular marble bas-relief with the Roman Catholic IHS Christogram inside a sun symbol. The outer facade has the Medici heraldic shield with a stone arch added in 1604 by Alessandro Casolani and decorated by Domenico Cafaggi. The inscription was placed to record the entry of Ferdinand I de' Medici into Siena, and states Cor magis tibi sena pandit. The two central figures hold the Medici coat of arms.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porta_Camollia,_Siena

Address 53 Via Biagio di Montluc, Siena 53100, Italy

Coordinates 43°19'39.64" N 11°19'31.341" E

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