Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano

World heritage site · Landmark · Tourist Spot
The borders of Piazza della Cisterna, a triangular piazza in San Gimignano, are lined with medieval towers and houses that echo that architectural style. At the convergence of the town's two main streets, the piazza is a gathering place for locals, a site for outdoor markets, and a stage for festivals. Many of the stone buildings feature ground-floor cafes well-suited to people-watching. One of these structures houses the cistern that gives the piazza its name. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Piazza della Cisterna by using our San Gimignano trip planner.
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  • The whole town of San Gimignano is worth a visit, and when you walk through the historical streets of the old town you naturally pass PIazza del Duomo. Nice square, where you can see some of the many....  more »
  • It is a central square in the middle of the historic centre of San Gimginano. The place is full of life and often crowded with tourists. A lot of souvenier shops, restuarants and bars in beautiful...  more »
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