Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano

The borders of Piazza della Cisterna, a triangular piazza in San Gimignano, are lined with medieval towers and houses that echo that architectural style. At the convergence of the town's two main streets, the piazza is a gathering place for locals, a site for outdoor markets, and a stage for festivals. Many of the stone buildings feature ground-floor cafes well-suited to people-watching. One of these structures houses the cistern that gives the piazza its name. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Piazza della Cisterna by using our San Gimignano trip planner.
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  • In General, the entire town of San Gimignano is a fairy tale kind. Words is not peredavaemo, photos too. Places to go, but better a few times)). Streets, Vyacheslav malezhik, zakutochki, stunning area, Lookout ... There's such an atmosphere! Incomparable place. Struck by its beauty and colours of the local ceramics. Souvenir shops and shops with this beauty are countless. Still 9 years ago found there is one shop, which, in my view, is different from other similar its assortment and, of course, for the better. It is not located on the main street, a stone's throw from Via del Castello, 18. "Ceramiche Corsini"-go, get aesthetic pleasure and a bunch of Cool gizmos as a gift for yourself or loved ones.
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  • The city still has the old medieval walls. Really beautiful and evocative. In the piazza della Cisterna found two very good ice cream. The gelateria Swings won the World Championship several times. The Cathedral, which from the outside does not do justice to what you can find inside. Wandering through this town you can admire the thirteen towers remain.
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  • Interesting to photograph, and one side has a very interesting Museum. Sin is having to see so many scaffoldings or points where the Windows are darkened
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Many private country mansions just minutes from San Gimignano's historical town center offer comfortable rooms at affordable prices, including access to free parking, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and satellite TV. Staying outside the busy town center allows you to rest in peace and privacy, just a short drive from all the urban action. Slightly more expensive, self-catering apartments in the city center offer comfortable suites, where you can cook your own meals and reach the best nightclubs on foot.
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