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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
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All reviews scale model gelato ice cream walled city worth a visit middle ages san g the main square day trip lovely town step back in time small town tourist shops piazza della gelateria dondoli torre grossa narrow streets
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved our visit and enjoyed coffee in cafes, incredible ice cream and a medieval festival. Fantastic, memorable experience. A tip is to get there early, as the shops and cafes open - my daughter and I had a wonderful time before all the tour...More

Thank AliceZurich
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So many nooks and crannies to explore in this great village. Lots of shopping and scenic areas for photo opportunities. Shopping as well. Gelato delicious

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed seeing the table-scale model of the original buildings. The towers that still stand are a small fraction of the original number, and this model provided a great perspective of the original buildings. I had also heard that the holes now visible in...More

Thank nylady21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are wondering what the real look of this beautiful city in the prime time of its history was, this is the answer. It is a fascinating work, full of historic details and explanations, more than a museum, it is a true experience of...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 31 August 2018 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 24 August 2018 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 22 August 2018 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 20 August 2018

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
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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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