16 Sights in Pisa, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Pisa, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Pisa, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Pisa

1. Piazza del Duomo

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The Piazza dei Miracoli, formally known as Piazza del Duomo, is a walled 8.87-hectare (21.9-acre) area located in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, recognized as an important center of European medieval art and one of the finest architectural complexes in the world. Considered sacred by the Catholic Church, its owner, the square is dominated by four great religious edifices: the Pisa Cathedral, the Pisa Baptistery, the Campanile, and the Camposanto Monumentale. Partly paved and partly grassed, the Piazza dei Miracoli is also the site of the Ospedale Nuovo di Santo Spirito, which houses the Sinopias Museum and the Cathedral Museum.

Wikipedia: Piazza dei Miracoli (EN), Heritage Website

2. Piazza dei Cavalieri

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Piazza dei Cavalieri

Piazza dei Cavalieri is a landmark in Pisa, Italy, and the second main square of the city. This square was the political centre in medieval Pisa. After the middle of 16th century the square became the headquarters of the Order of the Knights of St. Stephen. Now it is a centre of education, being the main house of the Scuola Normale di Pisa, a higher learning institution part of the University.

Wikipedia: Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa (EN)

3. Tuttomondo

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Tuttomondo is a mural created by American artist Keith Haring in 1989. Located on the rear wall of the Sant'Antonio Abate church in Pisa, it is one of the last public murals executed before his death from AIDS-related complications in 1990. It is also one of the few outdoor public works created by Haring for permanent display.

Wikipedia: Tuttomondo (EN)

4. Pisa Cathedral

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Pisa Cathedral is a medieval Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, in the Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa, Italy, the oldest of the three structures in the plaza followed by the Pisa Baptistry and the Campanile known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The cathedral is a notable example of Romanesque architecture, in particular the style known as Pisan Romanesque. Consecrated in 1118, it is the seat of the Archbishop of Pisa. Construction began in 1063 and was completed in 1092. Additional enlargements and a new facade were built in the 12th century and the roof was replaced after damage from a fire in 1595.

Wikipedia: Pisa Cathedral (EN)

5. Ponte di Mezzo

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The Vecchio bridge, said in the middle is a bridge over the Arno in Pisa. Located ideally in the city center, it connects Piazza Garibaldi, in the Sunmotana part, in Piazza XX Settembre, at noon, where the Palazzo Praetorio, the Town Hall and the loggias of Banchi are located.

Wikipedia: Ponte di Mezzo (IT)

6. Domus Mazziniana

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The Domus Mazziniana, formerly Casa Rosselli-Nathan, is a museum and historic institute dedicated to the figure of Giuseppe Mazzini, who lived in this house, under false name, from February 6, 1872 until his death on March 10 of the same year. It was declared a National Monument in 1910 and included in the network of Historical Institutes of National Interest in 2002. In addition, the guarantor for the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the Unity of Italy, in 2009, identified it among the places of memory.

Wikipedia: Domus Mazziniana (IT), Website

7. Baptistry of St. John

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The Pisa Baptistery of St. John is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical building in Pisa, Italy. Construction started in 1152 to replace an older baptistery, and when it was completed in 1363, it became the second building, in chronological order, in the Piazza dei Miracoli, near the Duomo di Pisa and the cathedral's free-standing campanile, the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. The baptistery was designed by Diotisalvi, whose signature can be read on two pillars inside the building, with the date 1153.

Wikipedia: Pisa Baptistery (EN)

8. Chiesa di San Michele degli Scalzi

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San Michele degli Scalzi is a church located in Piazza San Michele degli Scalzi, in the eastern part of Pisa, Italy. It had also been known as the church of San Michele degli Scalzi in Orticaia, referring to the swampy nature of the site at the time of its founding. The term Scalzi refers to the barefoot monks linked to the church. Dating back to the 11th century, it has been restored several times in the original Romanesque style.

Wikipedia: San Michele degli Scalzi (EN)

9. Basilica di San Piero a Grado

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San Piero a Grado is a church in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, in the eponymous frazione 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of the city center. The church is located where once was a now disappeared port of the Pisan Republic, where, according to the legend, St. Peter landed in Italy from Antiochia in 44 AD.

Wikipedia: San Piero a Grado (EN)

10. Porta di Santa Marta

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The door of Santa Marta, in Pisa, was created during the Florentine occupation in the mid -fifteenth century to increase the scope of traffic. In fact, it was created next to the pre -existing hatch of Santa Marta. The name derives from the proximity of the church of the same name.

Wikipedia: Porta di Santa Marta (IT)

11. Chiesa di Santa Marta

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The church of Santa Marta is a Catholic place of worship in Pisa located in the district of San Francesco, along the street of the same name, which can be reached through Via Garibaldi or from the Fortress bridge proceeding in the direction of Piazza delle Gondole.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Marta (Pisa) (IT)

12. Villa medicea di Coltano

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The Medici Villa of Coltano is located in the Pisan hamlet of Coltano, surrounded by the greenery of the Coltano Estate of the same name. The villa, although in the middle of a vast plain, is surrounded by tall trees so as to be invisible from the surroundings.

Wikipedia: Villa medicea di Coltano (IT)

13. Arsenali della Repubblica

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The arsenals of the Republic were an ancient complex of buildings aimed at the production and repair of galleys of the ancient Republic of Pisa. The complex remains only a building, partially destroyed during the bombing of World War II and restored in 2015.

Wikipedia: Arsenali della Repubblica di Pisa (IT)

14. Chiesa di San Domenico

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San Domenico is a Gothic-style, Roman Catholic church in Pisa, Italy. It was erected in 1385, under the guidance of Pietro Gambacorti, adjacent to a Dominican Convent. Pietro's daughter, the beatified Chiara Gambacorti, resided in that convent.

Wikipedia: San Domenico, Pisa (EN)

15. Bagni di Nerone

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The Baths of Nero are an archaeological site near the Porta a Lucca in Pisa, then the Roman city of Colonia Pisana. Now below street level, they are the only Roman remains still standing in the city and form a thermae complex.

Wikipedia: Baths of Nero (Pisa) (EN)

16. Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

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The Museum of the Opera del Duomo di Pisa is located in Piazza del Duomo, in the palace that was the room of the chapter of the primestiale, dating back to the thirteenth century, seminar, academy of fine arts and convent.

Wikipedia: Museo dell'Opera del Duomo (Pisa) (IT)


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