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This is the town of San Gimignano, re-created in miniature, as it appeared in medieval times. It is accompanied by historical dioramas and a fascinaating timeline of the town's history.A new and exciting activity through the streets of the medieval...more
Via la Costarella n. 3, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 327 439 5165
Ways to Experience San Gimignano 1300
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

San g is a magical place with its towers and old streets. Great restaurants and great shops and cafes. This is truly great place. Go to top car park as spaces do come up and you're right into old town.

Thank Petemcgaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You could tell immediately the passion the artists put in the display. It gave us new insights into the town

Thank JohnDoerr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old town that is famous for all its towers. It's nice to see but it only takes like 2 hours to visit the small town

Thank Johan V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited San Gimignano with my family and spent the most pleasurable hours just walking around. A truly beautiful and magical place to visit. Loved it here!

Thank Marianna M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Rubino brothers have made a 1:100 scale clay model of the city from the 14th century. It shows all 72 towers. Worth the stop in their shop to see it.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Worth looking in, it’s free and gives the visitor an insight into what the town/ city looked like. Probably only 5 mins a most needed just down from the Bell Tower.

Thank Dean A
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful medieval town dating back to 1300. Unfortunately it’s completely over run with tourists for any kind of relaxing enjoyment of the location or sights. The town is pedestrian and therefore has a serious parking problem with long delays for anyone seeking parking....More

Thank Winelovin
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful replica - great to learn about the town and so much work has gone in to creating this model.

Thank Christie88
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It is free but also not very much: a “toy“ model of the city anno 1300 without any additional explanations.

Thank hbar47
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Definitely check this out after climbing Terre Grossa. This would be amazing for kids to see and imagine what the town was like in 1300. So similar still!

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12 June 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most travel agencies have excursion trips. But there is a train that can bring you to the San Gimignano area and from the station you can take a cab.
16 February 2015|
Response from Miguel C | Reviewed this property |
yes are open, not only the restaurants but all the attraction. ALL THE DAY! :)
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