San Gimignano - Piazza della Cisterna at Night

San Gimignano is a medieval town in Tuscany. The Piazza della Cisterna is one of the main central places with an old water well in the middle of the plaza. The town is mainly car free - you can only enter to bring or pick up luggage at the hotel.

Copyright: Carsten Arenz
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 17808x8904
Taken: 19/06/2012
Uploaded: 24/02/2014
Updated: 01/07/2014


Tags: italy; tuscany; san gimignano; old town; piazza
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More About Tuscany

The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.