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San Gimignano Bell Tower

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy

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One of my best memories are connected to this place. It literally taken out of an Italian fairytale from long, long ago. Perfection.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of my best memories are connected to this place. It literally taken out of an Italian fairytale from long, long ago. Perfection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Get ready to climb a few steps, but the view is worth the effort! Some of the best pictures I took in Italy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of Tuscany's best preserved place,which is also highest place. San Gimignano main street filled with shops selling tuscan ceramics,leather,food such as salami,cheeses etc. Rising out the town hall,torre grossa the open tower to visiters. you must climb 150 steps and have 360 degree view of entire valley. you can also taste fine icecream,fantastic taste.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The bell tower is a gorgeous site and a beautiful piece of history. San Gimignano is a quaint town with great views and nice shops.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

If you go to Toscana went to San Gimignano. The city is adorable and you can take the best gelato in Italy! Dont forget to climb the stairs at the Gross Tower.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Very friendly staff. Happy to explain the tower and the number of steps. Great views from the top. Well worth the 218 steps

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Aside from the view atop the tower in San Marco, Venice, this is the second best view of our trip so far.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

oh my gosh...atop the bell tower you will get the full 360 degree view of the beautiful Tuscany countryside that surrounds San Gimignano. It is a must see. Take your time and you are up to the top in minutes. There is a guide to help navigate the last steps. It is a ladder like final steps so be prepared... More 

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Wolfville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Worth the time to see this! The climb is not too bad if you are relatively fit and the stairs are modern and easy to use (rather small steep ladder at he end.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Quite a climb, but well worth reaching the top for the view over the countryside. Hard to believe someone was actually napping on a rooftop nearby over a sheer drop!

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

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