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Nice walk

City walls are a defensive system around the city that was originally designed in 998, but the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Historic City Walls.

The 'Mura di San Gimignano' (city wall) is the defensive system of the historic center of the city... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Paul B
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

City walls are a defensive system around the city that was originally designed in 998, but the final version was built in the 13th century. The total length of the wall is more than two thousand meters with five main doors. It is a nice...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The 'Mura di San Gimignano' (city wall) is the defensive system of the historic center of the city of San Gimignano. The first defensive wall dates back to 998 and was located between the Montestaffoli and the castle tower The current city walls were built...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Great background for some cool selfies! If you’re in town, be sure to take a walk on “the edge” of town. Snap some pics or hang out with friends. Can’t go wrong.

Thank michaelkU6699JM
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We attempted to walk around the walls of San Gimignano and managed to walk part the way but found the way barred at one point so could not continue. Still we managed to see a lot.

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Pop out of one of the doors, ideally the North of the town,and stroll around the outside in peace, shade and tranquility. Not all of the walls are walkable but pop back in and turn right, take in the archaeology museum and modern art, return...More

Thank LordCadwell
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This gorgeous ancient city is a perfect blend of past and present with beautiful architecture and buildings to see whilst having lovely shops and restaurants as well.

Thank 14MikeM
Reviewed 23 January 2018

San Gimignano is a real tourist reserve. The numder of residents now is twice less than in the late middle Ages. Tourists like such castles of Sleeping beauty. Including the fact that the wall remained fully intact. Fans of the genre can even get around...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The walls are very well maintained and it's breathtaking to think they were built so long ago and it's still standing a must see

Thank Medula80
Reviewed 1 October 2017

For as long as these walls have been standing, they have been maintained and preserved very well over the centuries. Beautiful and imposing, I am not sure and attacker would have relished the thought of having to breach them in their day. You see the...More

Thank AngeloS160
Reviewed 31 July 2017

While you are wandering the streets of San Gimignano you can't fail to notice the city walls, they are well preserved and worth your time to walk around all or just parts of them.

Thank TeamWard
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