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Basilica di
San Miniato al Monte

Via delle Porte Sante
Distance: 14 km / 31 minutes
The legend of this ancient church says that the beheaded Christian saint, San Miniato, picked up his head after being persecuted by Emperor Decius's and carried it across the river and up the hill alongside the bank before dying. Construction on the church began over San Miniato in 1013 under the patronage of the Arte di Calimala guild.