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Porta Senese o del Bianchi

The Gate of the White, as we know it today in honor of the Bianchi Bandinelli family near them, in medieval times, owned a building is in effect the Porta Senese as culmination of the old route of the Old Lauretana. This road traveled by pilgrims to the Shrine of Our Lady of Loreto and the Sienese merchants on their way to the Adriatic, through the entire village of Asciano heading towards the Chiana Valley. Porta Senese, being paid to the city that dominated the territory and to which Asciano has been linked for centuries, is not particularly fortified structures. It 'probably before the conquest of Asciano by the Sienese, this port even existed and access to the country happen through the door that was, until the forties of last century, the end of Via Cassioli near Piazza del Grano .

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