The origin of capital, Chiusdino, is remote and perhaps be placed during the Lombard domination in Tuscany: the Lombards entered Italy, between 568 and 569, succeeding in a short time to rip to the Eastern Roman Empire all provinces North of the Po; starting from 572 they occupied the western territories of Tuscany between the rivers Cecina and Ombrone, roughly the area of the metalliferous hills.
Monuments and landmarks
Church of San Martino
Church of San Sebastiano, the seat of the confraternity of Saint Galgano
Church of Santa Maria Assunta in Ciciano
Birthplace of San Galgano
Church of San Michele Arcangelo
Chapel of Saint Galgano Montesiepi
There is preserved the sword which, according to tradition, Galgano Guidotti would rock as a sign of fixture renunciation of worldly life.
The civic and Diocesan Museum of sacred art in San Galgano Chiusdino is located in the historical centre, in via Umberto I, T. In its rooms hosts an extensive collection of artworks, mostly coming from the places of worship of the territory. This one will stand out: San Galgano led to Montesiepi, Bas-relief by Giovanni di Agostino, San Galgano thrusting the sword in the stone, Bas-relief by Urbano da Cortona, a Madonna with child by Niccolò di Segna.