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“Step back in time” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Piazza della Cisterna

Piazza della Cisterna
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Independent Trip to San Gimignano from Florence with Private Transport
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Owner description: San Gimignano's main square has the town's 13th-century cistern, or well, in the center surrounded by some of the town's majestic towers.
San Carlos, CA
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“Step back in time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

This piazza is the center of San Gimignano, and the cistern, built in the 13th century, is the highlight. At night the day trippers are gone and the piazza can be enjoyed all the more.

Visited June 2013
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

This Medieval city is simply stunning. Enjoy all the quaint shops, cafes, restaurants and attractions all in a small walking distance from the Piazza. We were their on a Thursday .. Market day very busy but great vibrancy.

Visited June 2013
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“great for a meal or gelato”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

We ate at the Bar La Cisterna, had a great meal while relaxing and watching the tourists.
Legend says that if you take a lap around the cisterna (wishing well), you'll be guaranteed to return!

Visited May 2013
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San Diego, California
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“"Nice to know they've finally completed the construction"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

Very quaint piazza, very San Gimignano. Great restaurants for people watching. Gelato shops on the square as well. Perfetto!

Visited June 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“Maybe a hidden gem for many---Real nice to stroll and drink a glass of wine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

This is what Italie vacation is all about. This town is very special and very unique and attracts a lot of tourist but the local experience overpowered the " intruders". Nice picures you can take with inviting resting places you dont want to miss. One of my favorites in Tuscany.

Visited May 2013
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