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San Gimignano Bell Tower

Address: San Gimignano, Italy
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This town used to have many more towers than it does today. Wealthy families always built them. We could see the countryside of Tuscany. Lovely view.

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Purvis, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My wife and I went up the Bell Tower and no picture will do the view justice. The panoramic view of the topography and beautiful country side of Tuscan was such an amazing sight.

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Horley, England, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The views and the frescos lovely medieval feel to the place? Some sat at the bottom and people watched others climbed the tower

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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Amazing views and best gelato ever. Nice ruins, walk around and enjoy. Have a campari at one of the sidewalk cafes. Had a wonderful lunch at San Donato Winery & Restaurant. Owner showed us his cellar and enjoyed a nice sampling of local Tuscan wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My wife and I visited San Gimignano in September and thoroughly enjoyed the town. We stayed in an Agiturisimo just outside town and drove in to one of the adequate parking lots. The town was just what we expected, full of old world charm and well worth the visit. We enjoyed the restaurants especially Peruca and Le Vecchie Mura. We... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

you can sit under it, or you can sit at one of the cafes and watch it while drinking your delicious vine:)

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Plano, Texas
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This has been the highlight of my trip but I went to San G at 5PM AFTER the tour groups had left the town was quieting down. It is a beautiful place, meant to be savored but perhaps you need to time your visit so you avoid the crowds.

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Florence, Italy
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

San Gimignano Fortress Town (as we refer to it - has an incredible number of fortresses still 'surviving') is a beautiful amd 'must see' place when you visit Tuscany - except for people with ambulation problems (like my mum). Like all fortress towns the roads are 'movimentato' - there are different levels of inclines that you won't even notice until... More

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Oundle
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is well worth climbing all the steps to reach the top because the views of the town and surrounding countryside are spectacular.This is a must whilst in San Gimignano.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A must visit ~ brilliant view from the top of the tower and although it's some 278 odd steps up, they are comfortable steps and there's room to stop for a breather on the way up. Coming down's a doddle!

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