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Places of worship

Church of San Giorgio

The church of San Giorgio is at Petroio, close to Trequanda

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The church is the oldest sacred building in the town. Its construction was begun in the year 300. The original structure was lower, as can be ascertained from the façade. There is a visible difference between the type of stone used in the upper and lower parts. A large round window is above the impressive main doorway. The bell tower, which was added in the eighteenth century is on the right side of the church. The interior consists of a single nave and a chapel dedicated to the Santissimo Sacramento along the left wall.
Siena’s tiny neighbor
The mediaeval village of Trequanda is in one of the most unspoilt areas of the province of Siena and was developed around a 13th century castle of which a cylindrical tower with battlements still remains today. Trequanda stands on a hilltop, immersed in a natural environment of woodland and well-ordered vineyards and olive groves. ...