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Eremo di Montesiepi, Chiusdino

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  • There are beautiful places not far from where we live simply seek them out. This is one of those, from outside a normal routine visit inside contains what you don't expect good visit at all
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  • Built on a small hill next to the Abbey of San Galgano, the Rotonda of Montesiepi (built towards the end of 1100) is known by most for the "sword in the stone". According to the legend, here the noble Knight Galgano Guidotti he thrusted his sword in the stone before embarking on life as a hermit. Cylindrical presents an unusual Vault.
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  • This old shrine is located in a privileged position because it dominates the Abbey of San galgano. The famous sword in the stone is located at the center of the Hermitage which is a circular shape. To see.
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  • Can easily be reached on foot from the nearby Abbey of San Galgano. It is a small building well preserved. The Center, now locked in a plexiglass case, there's the sword of Saint galgano sunk into the rock. At the exit you will also find a shop sounvenir shops
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  • A magical place, a visit between the mystic and the legend. Go at sunset when the red bricks blazes in a unique landscape.
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  • The Hermitage is located on top of a hill from where you can look around the surrounding countryside. Inside, protected by a glass you can see apart from the sword in the stone a beautiful time created by concentric rings.
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  • Very particular Chapel, it contains among other things, the sword stuck in the rock, which belonged to San Galgano.
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  • Beautiful place. Circular chapel, with the sword in the stone and relics of a monk
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