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Abbazia di San Galgano

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Address: Localita San Galgano -Palazzetto - | Chiusdino, 53012, Chiusdino, Italy
Phone Number: 0577 756 738
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I loved the church, and we also went to check the sword, it was a very nice walk... Kids loved the story of the knight who turnwr into a priest.. And then the thieves who were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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zgharta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved the church, and we also went to check the sword, it was a very nice walk... Kids loved the story of the knight who turnwr into a priest.. And then the thieves who were eaten by tbe wolves... Very interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

E very incredible site in the world. To never expect to find there a sword in the stone. A real medieval sword is fixed in a rock. And the abbey roof less is impossible describe it. If you visit this place you never forget

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

My husband and I spent a leisurely Sunday afternoon at this beautiful Abby. The remnants of this building are stunning, particularly the way the light shines through the various former windows. I have so many great pictures from this afternoon! Even though the site has been deconsecrated, you can feel the spirit in this great place! I recommend a walk... More 

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Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

after monumental duomo in big italian cities this one looks to be naked and unprotected - definitely worth a special travel to. Entrance is just 2 euro

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La Mesa, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

This was a nice distraction. No ceilings or painting just architecture in the Gothic tradition . There was a contemporary art exhibition going on too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Dramatic and romantic - this really is a stunning place and the lovely mayor who married us made the ceremony really special. It's not cheap - but we are very glad we made this choice.

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We visited the Abbey and then walked on a track called the Galgano loop. There were lovely wild flowers en route. The bridge over the river had been swept away so we had to paddle across which added some extra fun to the walk! The Abbey was stunning - very atmospheric.

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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We was there on a grey autumn day.. it was so just so nice, almost no people, you could here the wind playing in the walls of this great magestic building! Well worth the visit!

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

When I saw pictures of the abbey online, I knew I wanted to visit. It did not disappoint. It is in the middle of nowhere - exactly what we needed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

A roofless gothic structure and associated dependencies set on a plain and approached through a small semi-enclosed garden, this ruin is the site if a series of concerts and open air performances. We did not attend those but, during a daytime visit after a long car drive from Pienza we were overwhelmed by the scale and touched by the story... More 

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