Visiting the Fonte delle Monache

This afternoon, exploring the theme of “Places of Escape” we walked from the Siena Art Institute to the city gate of Porta San Marco, and then ended up in the “secret garden” of the Fonte delle Monache, a lush hillside with olive and fruit trees, and the ancient fountains created in the 13th-14th century for the Augustinian nuns who were cloistered in their convent, connected to the fountains by an underground tunnel!

For more info: http://www.enjoysiena.it/en/attrattore/Fonte-delle-Monache/

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