San Gimignano

The origins of San Gimignano are very ancient, memories are remembered in Roman times, legend has it that the village was built by two Roman brothers, who fled because they were accomplices of the conspiracy of Catilina.

 

Due to the characteristic medieval architecture of its historic center it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

 

The site of San Gimignano, despite some nineteenth-twentieth-century restorations, is mostly intact in its thirteenth-fourteenth century appearance and is one of the best examples in Europe of urban organization of the municipal age.

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