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Small but beautifully formed

You can get a little jaded over yet another church in Catholic Europe but this is very old and on... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Check opening times

It was closed but a poster said it is open set hours on Sundays. Looks very over restored... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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14 Apr 2018
“Small but beautifully formed”
4 Oct 2017
“Check opening times”
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

You can get a little jaded over yet another church in Catholic Europe but this is very old and on the way to the font from the museum of modern art/archaeology so no hardship.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

It was closed but a poster said it is open set hours on Sundays. Looks very over restored externally but I would have liked to have seen inside.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JohnUK
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Unique little church to find. We wandered outside of the typical San Gimignano tourist area and found this unique building with tall walls around it. We wish we could've gone in, but even the outside area was a cute little church discovery.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed May 10, 2014

Worth the walk for the views, but the (apparently) much renovated Templar church was closed, with no opening times displayed. Check with Tourist Info before you wander out that way.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Living_our_Dream
Reviewed July 30, 2013

We have tried on many of our visits to gain access to this little Templar church. Finally this year we managed to get in and immediately you are transported back to the 11th century. Sit on the old wooden pews and Look closely at the...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Glen H
Reviewed November 20, 2011

The Church of San Jacopo is right at the edge of the historic center of town and unfortunately wasn't open so we couldn't see inside. We were surprised at how small it was but it was fascinating to think that it was a Templar church.

Date of experience: July 2011
Thank Juliet M
Reviewed April 20, 2009

It was fine, but more of a modern apartment than a cozy, tastefully restored place. True, there is antique furniture but walls and floor and other touches detract from atmosphere. Two difficulties: it is not very well signed and was not so easy to find--a...More

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