San Gimignano

San Gimignano keeps its image of medieval district intact, with the walled village that gathers rich artistic treasures, with the proud of its towers and Piazza della Cisterna from 1237, which is still the centre of the city life.
Here we can admire buildings such as Palazzo Tortoli-Treccani, Palazzo dei Cortesi with the Devil Tower, the Ardinghelli’s towers from 13th century with the nearby lodge of Palazzo del Popolo.
In the Dom square there is the Romanesque Collegiata from the 12th century, which preserves the frescos and works of Taddeo di Bartolo, Benozzo Gozzoli and Jacopo della Quercia; the Podestà Palace, the Chigi Towers of 1280 and the twin towers of Salvucci.
Palazzo del Popolo, the Civic Museum, San Matteo street, S.Agostino square with the church that preserves the masterpieces of Pollaiolo, Bartolo di Fredi and Benozzo Gozzoli surely deserve a visit.
The countless small shops of local quality handicraft are really appreciable.

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