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San Gimignano Bell Tower

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy

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A gorgeous view!

It was definitely worth climbing the tower in the heat of summer to see the view across the Tuscan countryside.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It was definitely worth climbing the tower in the heat of summer to see the view across the Tuscan countryside.

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Utica, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Tower isn't open at all hours but even if you don't walk to the top, you can enjoy the view of the Tower itself from the steps of the Collegiata church on the other side of the piazza. Beautiful piazza, beautiful tower, beautiful Tuscany. It doesn't get any better than this.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Yes it has steps, and there are a lot of them. But the view from the top is simply outstanding - countryside, farms, vineyards and panorama...

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The stairs to climb to the top are wide and well built. Only the last few steps require a climb almost like a ladder. It is worth the climb to see the beautiful Tuscan view!

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Valletta, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We travel a lot, and Toscana is one of our favourite Landmarks we like to visit every year. San Gimignano is a small but at the same time a wonderful City and you Should go all of the attractions of this City. The Bell Tower apart from the History gives a panoramic view worth to see......so dont miss it!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

In the US, old is 250 years. Old there is 2000 years. Amazing and restful time. The town was fun and we found great deals on leather goods. Can't wait to return to Tuscany!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

San Giminiano is a tiny tiny city that worth the visit because of the nice history and vibe of the place. The view from the bell tower is great and part of the visit.

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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We took a tour for wine tasting for the day and we were able to see the Bell Tower. Make sure you know where to meet the tour bus and keep up with the group. We got separated but found them at the last minute.

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Awesome place to visit for half day. Historic aspects great, good gelato and AMAZING pricing for hand towels made in San Gimignano! I think I bought about 10 to bring back as gifts which people loved. Two vendors though so check carefully.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Best left towards the end of the day when the bus loads of tourists have left. We went up late in the afternoon and had the whole tower to ourselves - magic! Warning: the last part of the tower involves climbing a steep ladder with about ten steps and you need to pull yourself up slightly on the last two... More 

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano

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