SAN GIMIGNANO - TUSCANY
|One of the highlights of our tour for me was the stunning medieval hill top town of San Gimignano. |
Read more on the (Wiki link) and for more great photos I would recommend a google image search on San Gimignano.
The town is famous for its towers and the Historic Centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has 14 of the original 72 towers. You have to wonder where did they fit them all?
|The City gates are the main entry to the historic centre.|
|Piazza della Cisterna with its well.||You get the worlds best Gelato to the right of this view.|
|The Duomo and Piazza Duomo.|
|Piazza Duomo from the other side.||and another view.|
|Beside the Duomo is this frescoed location with a bell and a well.|
|Piazza della Cisterna.||The cistern is capped by a travertine octagonal pedestal.|
|Leaving the via city gates.|