The Towers of San Gimignano

Friday, September 10, 2010
The hilltop town of San Gimignano is known for it's Medieval Towers. To show their wealth, the nobility built bigger and taller towers than their neighbors. May the tallest tower win. At one time there were 70 towers. Now there are only 15 left. Did the wealth vanish with the towers?

“Towers of San Gimignano”     © Kathy Dunham 2010