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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.
Piazza Della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 27 January 2019

Enjoyed strolling through this beautiful piazza. It was part of a tour who was led by someone who had lived in this city, which made it that much more enjoyable, and would highly recommend to others.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FLBfive
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Its a must visit to those who come over to Tuscany region. This is such a great place and highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexander Yulia... M
Reviewed 14 January 2019

This is the main Plaza or Square of San Gimignano ! it is easily recognizable with its cistern (well) in the middle . Lots of locals and tourists gather there in the afternoon , walking or sitting at terraces which are by the way a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 18 December 2018

The piazza is part of your walking tour of the city, and my rating is for the experience in general. This piazza has the two famous gelato stores, and many other attractions, and we stayed in the hotel here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great afternoon stroll into the old city of San Gimignano. It was a bit cold as the winds tend to flow through the narrow streets. There were few other people in town, so made for an easy walk and great views, including a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

This is the “main” square of the historic medieval town of San Gimignano in which is located a cistern. The entire place is constructed out of old and fairly plain stone. In December the crowds are sparse and there were only some of the shops...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnE399
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Between Florence and Siena, folks make a stop at this quaint medieval town with its house towers. The square is a nice place to sit and take in the atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank margaretc007
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely trip ... gorgeous views ... delicious food and wine ... wonderful people ... can’t wait to go back!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The most famous and popular square in San Gimignano is always crowded and busy, with many visitors enjoying the drink or the ice-cream in one of the bars or taverns around it. The square was named after the travertine well that was built in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Piazza Della Cisterna is a central place in the city. Beautiful and easy to find. One of the main touristic spots to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alec D
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