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Piazza della Cisterna

Piazza Della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940008
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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.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Piazza Della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940008
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spotted this piazza when we were climbing up to the top of the Torre Grossa nearby and then went down to explore afterwards. It was crammed with coach tours by midday so well worth getting up early to come and visit in the morning...More

Thank WillMarks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This steeped in history and makes for some great pictures, if you can avoid other tourists. It is a very popular venue for the coach tours. Once you get of the main public areas some of the surrounding places are quite charming. Parking is outside...More

Thank Getabout01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the ten minute walk from the bottom of the hill. Plenty of opportunities for tourist trinkets and lunch. A couple of gelaterias selling delicious ice cream as well.

Thank James M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice Piazza where you can't find one of the worlds best gelatos at gelaterie donateli. Eat your gelato or drink a nice glass of wine and enjoy the live music and ambience of the Piazza.

Thank Ernesto P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

There is only one main street running through SG, which goes through the Piazza della Cisterna. As you walk the street, keep an eye open for Punta Panoramico signs. You will have to walk about 5 minutes off the beaten path to get to the...More

Thank Gauntlet173
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is the main piazza in San Gimignano and is almost triangular in shape with an ancient well in the middle. The surrounding stone buildings are very beautiful. There are shops, restaurants and 2 famous and exceptionally popular gelateria located around its sides. There are...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is the main square of San Gimignano, in the heart of the square is a well dating back to the 13th century, the square itself has many bars, restaurants and of course gelateria, a really nice place to visit and relax

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Our hotel is on this Piazza. It is so beautiful especially after all the day trippers have gone home. There are about four cafe/bars here. We sat and watched the people go by whilst sipping iced coffee. Totally different to what we expected, black coffee...More

Thank geniegal
Reviewed 19 July 2017

San Gimignano is one of the most interesting places I've seen Italy and the historic center is the heart of the place. Very nice to sit on the stairs of the fountain in the Piazza or sit in bar/cafe and if you are lucky as...More

Thank Mustafa O
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Super spot just go. I had said all I wanted on the first line but I was told I had to write more. I'm not over happy about that but rules is rules.

Thank sb4132
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