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Church of Sant'Agostino is one of the some churches located in the old town in San Gimignano, a wonderful medieval town in Tuscany Region, in the center of Italy.This church is the second largest religious building in the town, only after Duomo (Cathedral) and it was a very…
This church is easily accessible all year round but is more peaceful in early mornings. The winter months see less tourists and so give the visitor a more tranquil experience.
It’s a nice surprise (and a welcome relief) to find a quiet spot in San Gimignano. The church somehow feels off the beaten track because not many people seem to make it here but it is seriously only 7 – 10 minute walk away from the main piazza. To get there, you can head down…
Seeing this beautiful, peaceful church, built in 1260, was a highlight of our visit to San Gimignano. The frescoes depicting the life of St Augustine were wonderful.
Among other items is the 15th Century cycle of frescos by Benozzi Gozzoli on the life of St Agostino. A beautiful insight to Renaissance Italy.