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Piazza della Cisterna

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Address: Piazza Della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Italy
Phone Number: 0577940008
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Activities: Walking, Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Description: San Gimignano's main square has the town's 13th-century cistern, or well...
San Gimignano's main square has the town's 13th-century cistern, or well, in the center surrounded by some of the town's majestic towers.
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The heart of San Gimignano. This is definitely one of the most beautiful piazzas in Italy. Just sit there and admire the beauty. The well at the center adds to the feel. Don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The heart of San Gimignano. This is definitely one of the most beautiful piazzas in Italy. Just sit there and admire the beauty. The well at the center adds to the feel. Don't forget to have gelato at Gelateria Dondoli.

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Lelant, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Have some refreshing beer or a glass of wine, small "nibbles" appear to be included sometimes, so a chance to taste the olives etc. Good restaurants... we ate at 2 on separate occasions.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A focal meeting area in just about the center of San Gimignano. Stone covered and surrounded by medieval buildings & history. You'll likely walk upon it when visiting SG...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This medieval town is so atmospheric and the buzz is definitely in the Piazza della Cisterna, the main square. Follow the narrow streets through the town to discover all the hidden gems and enjoy the magnificent views of the Tuscan countryside, they all seem to bring you back to the Piazza della Cisterna. Here you have lots of restaurants and... More 

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Uxbridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This town was on our tour of Tuscany and is one of the best preserved medieval towns in the area. It is very busy on Thursday (market day) and although we were experiencing a heat wave, it was a very pleasant visit. There are shops too numerous to mention and restaurants every few feet. You can easily spend a few... More 

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Reading, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is one of Italy's most picturesque town squares. It is line with quaint shops and restaurants and appears to be popular with locals as well as tourists. Plenty to see and explore.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I LOVED THIS PLACE TO DEATH so maybe my opinion might be a bit biased. Just sit anywhere on this square and appreciate your surroundings: every little street and corner has a little of history, and I can assure you will feel as if you were on medieval times again. A trully unique experience, enjoy a gelato sitting in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This piazza is nicer than that of the Duoma, but unfortunately on Thursdays alsi in use as the town's market square. Facades of the houses are lovely - they make you feel as if it is still 1600 or so (if it weren't for the other tourists, that is)

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The town itself is beautiful, the problem is there is nowhere to park so we missed most of it! Lesson learned, don't rent a car unless you are into drive- by tourism because there is no place to park it. Book a tour, way less stress!!! This was my first time in Europe, next time I'll know better. It was... More 

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Hammond, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Love this old town! Very quiet, friendly locals and beautiful views. We stayed in a room in an old house and the views across the Tuscan hillsides were amazing. Nice place to spend the night away from the more touristy towns...

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Address: Piazza Della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Italy
Phone Number: 0577940008
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano

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