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San Gimignano (Italian pronunciation: [san dʒimiɲˈɲaːno]) is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. Known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses, which, with its hilltop setting and encircling walls form "an unforgettable skyline". Within the walls, the well-preserved buildings include notable examples of both Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with outstanding examples of secular buildings as well as churches. The Palazzo Comunale, the Collegiate Church and Church of Sant' Agostino contain frescos, including cycles dating from the 14th and 15th centuries. The "Historic Centre of San Gimignano", is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The town also is known for the saffron, the Golden Ham and its white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, produced from the ancient variety of Vernaccia grape which is grown on the sandstone hillsides of the area.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Castel San Gimignano, which is a city in Italy. When planning a trip to Castel San Gimignano, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Florence. Add Florence to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery, Basilica Di Santa Maria Del Fiore. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Castel San Gimignano*

  • Pollution Statistics in Castel San Gimignano

    Know the pollution level of Castel San Gimignano before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Castel San Gimignano: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Castel San Gimignano for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Castel San Gimignano.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.57 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 67.86 (High)
    • Car Stealing 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 21.43 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 85.71 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.57 (Low)
  • Living in Castel San Gimignano - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 78.57 (High)
    • Pollution Index 33.62 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 95 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.37 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.76 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 65.36 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Castel San Gimignano

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Castel San Gimignano

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.32 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 56.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 99.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.47 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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