"The City of Beautiful Towers" San Gimignano Favorite Tip by KiNyA

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by KiNyA

Favorite thing: The city of beautiful towers is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Tuscany. Its stunning skyline bristles with tall towers dating from the 13th century: 14 of the original 76 have survived. These windowless towers were built to serve both as private fortress and symbols of their owners' wealth.

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 18, 2004
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