Itinerari San Gimignano

Itineraries San Gimignano

San Gimignano Art and Artistic Itineraries

Art enthusiasts can find in San Gimignano the traces of numerous civilizations that have marked the history of these places. Throughout the various events that saw it as a protagonist, this medieval-flavored city has preserved numerous works of art and hosted illustrious figures over the years, such as Dante Alighieri.

If you love history and works of art, you cannot miss the artistic itineraries of San Gimignano.

  • The Duomo or Collegiate Church, consecrated in 1148, where you can admire marvelous frescoes by Sienese artists depicting the Old and New Testament (Bartolo di Fredi and "Bottega dei Memmi"); Last Judgment (Taddeo di Bartolo), and Florentine artists, Stories of Santa Fina (Ghirlandaio), San Sebastiano (Benozzo Gozzoli), Wooden Statues (Jacopo della Quercia), and sculptures by Giuliano and Benedetto da Maiano.
  • Palazzo Comunale, where you can admire the Courtyard and Dante's Hall with the Majesty of Lippo Memmi, the Civic Museum and Art Gallery with works by Filippino Lippi, Pinturicchio, Benozzo Gozzoli, Domenico di Michelino, Pier Francesco Fiorentino, Sebastiano Mainardi, Lorenzo di Niccolò di Martino, Coppo di Marcovaldo.
  • From the Museum, you can also admire the Torre Grossa or del PodestĂ , 54 meters high, dating back to 1311.
  • Museum of Sacred Art, a collection of canvases, panels, works of art, silverware, choirs, and liturgical vestments belonging to suppressed churches and convents.
  • Archaeological Museum that collects Etruscan, Roman, and medieval artifacts.
  • Spezieria di Santa Fina, reproducing the ancient pharmacy, with ceramic and glass containers and medicines.
  • Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art "R. De Grada"
  • Church of Sant'Agostino, where you can admire the "Stories of Sant'Agostino" (Benozzo Gozzoli), remains of fourteenth-century frescoes, panels, and canvases by Benozzo Gozzoli, Piero del Pollaiolo, Pier Francesco Fiorentino, Vincenzo Tamagni, Sebastiano Mainardi, the Chapel of Santo Bartolo, with the altar by Benedetto da Maiano 1494 and the Cloister of the fifteenth century.
  • Church of Santo Bartolo, Romanesque style dating back to 1173.
  • Church of S. Jacopo, formerly the Magione of the Knights Templar since 1096.
  • Church of San Pietro, from the twelfth century in Romanesque style.
  • Church of San Francesco, remains of the Pisan Romanesque facade from the twelfth century.
  • Church of S. Lorenzo in Ponte, from 1240 in Romanesque style.
  • Medieval Fountains, Romanesque-Gothic construction from the twelfth to fourteenth centuries.
  • Rocca di Monte Staffoli, fortress from 1353 with a wide view of San Gimignano.

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