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Medieval Torture Museum of San Gimignano

Tuscany is filled with both man-made and natural beauty from the Middle Ages. That makes it hard to conceive of some of the more grisly things that were common during the period. The Museo Della Tortura in San Gimignano will provide visitors with a look into just what some of those were. Ironically, housed inside […]

By : Our World Cities Date : November 13, 2019 Category : Our World Cities Tuscany Comments :
A Visit to San Gimignano

Once an ancient Etruscan settlement, San Gimignano’s first walls were erected much later, in 998 AD. It became one of Italy’s smaller city-statues in the 12th century. Featured in fictional form in E.M Forster’s 1905 novel Where Angels Fear to Tread, this Tuscany town provides the perfect backdrop for a modern visit as well. Situated […]

By : Our World Cities Date : November 9, 2019 Category : Our World Cities Tuscany Comments :
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