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Fortezza Medicea di Poggio Imperiale

Parco Archeologico di Poggibonsi, 53036, Poggibonsi, Italy
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Just superb

Poggibonsi centro rectangular Fortezza di Poggio Imperial was a serendipitous find. The eye... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
UrbanDrifter
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Melbourne
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Place with a nice view, good for a walk

There is a wide park where locals walk their dogs. The Archeological Park is not looked after but... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Peter B
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Kiev, Ukraine
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2 weeks ago
“Just superb”
20 Oct 2016
“Place with a nice view, good for a walk”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Parco Archeologico di Poggibonsi, 53036, Poggibonsi, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poggibonsi centro rectangular Fortezza di Poggio Imperial was a serendipitous find. The eye catching rusted sculpture of a man high on the rampart caught our eye and that was it, we loved it. There isn’t a lot to see but there is certainly a lot...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

There is a wide park where locals walk their dogs. The Archeological Park is not looked after but could tell a lot about the past.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited this site on Saturday 10 September, to find it almost deserted at the end of the season. It is a very imposing and impressive place with huge brick walls enclosing a large area which historically has housed and protected the different communities who...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2015

My understanding is that Poggibonzi was destroyed by heavy bombing of the industrial basis of the area (Siena was spared, being declared a Hospital town), thus few historical structures remain undamaged - but the Fortrezza Medicea di Poggio Imperiale is an exception. It is in...More

Thank David B L
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

Poggibonsi is reputed to be a city without attractions, compared with the nearby San Gimignano, Colle di Val d'Elsa, even Certaldo (not to mention Siena). But thanks to the efforts of the City council and of archaeologists from the University of Siena it today finally...More

4  Thank Brun066
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Reviewed 20 April 2015

The history of the Fortezza is thrilling, but you have to get an english translation which is not very easy!! It´s all written in Italiano!

Thank dragkalle
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Reviewed 14 November 2014

By accident we ended up at this restoration project, but we are so glad that we did. We have stayed in the Poggibonsi area many times and this was the first time we visited this site (purely by accident). We had our own private tour...More

2  Thank lrovere
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