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


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Pisa, Italy! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Pisa. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

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1. 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)

2. 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)

3. Santa Maria della Spina

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Santa Maria della Spina is a small church in the Italian city of Pisa. The church, erected around 1230 in the Pisan Gothic style, and enlarged after 1325, was originally known as Santa Maria di Pontenovo for the newer bridge that existed nearby, collapsed in the 15th century, and was never rebuilt.

Wikipedia: Santa Maria della Spina (EN)

4. 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) compound in central Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, recognized as an important center of European medieval art and one of the finest architectural complexes in the world. It was all owned by the Catholic Church and is dominated by four great religious edifices: Pisa Cathedral, the Pisa Baptistery, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, 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 now houses the Sinopias Museum and the Cathedral Museum.

Wikipedia: Piazza dei Miracoli (EN), Heritage Website

5. Pisa Cathedral

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Pisa Cathedral is a medieval 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)

6. Ponte di Mezzo

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Ponte di Mezzo Daderot. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Ponte Vecchio, known as the Ponte di Mezzo, is a bridge over the Arno River in Pisa. Ideally located in the center of the city, it connects Piazza Garibaldi, in the Tramontana part, to Piazza XX Settembre, at Mezzogiorno, where the Palazzo Pretorio, the Town Hall and the Loggias of Banchi are located.

Wikipedia: Ponte di Mezzo (IT)

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. Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

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The Museo dell'Opera del Duomo di Pisa is located in Piazza del Duomo, in the building that was the hall of the Chapter of the Primatial, dating back to the thirteenth century, a seminary, an academy of fine arts and a convent.

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

9. 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)

10. Domus Mazziniana

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The Domus Mazziniana, formerly Casa Rosselli-Nathan, is a museum and historical institute dedicated to the figure of Giuseppe Mazzini, who lived in this house, under a false name, from 6 February 1872 until his death on 10 March 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 Unification of Italy, in 2009, identified it among the places of remembrance.

Wikipedia: Domus Mazziniana (IT), Website

11. Church of San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno

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San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno is a Roman Catholic church in Pisa, region of Tuscany, Italy. It is a pre-eminent example of Tuscan Romanesque church architecture. The church is also locally known as Duomo vecchio.

Wikipedia: San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno (EN)

12. 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)

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 the galleys of the ancient Republic of Pisa. Only one building remains of the complex, partially destroyed during the bombings of World War II and restored in 2015.

Wikipedia: Arsenali della Repubblica di Pisa (IT)

14. 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 homonymous Coltano Estate. 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)

15. Palazzo Blu - Museo d'Arte e Cultura

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Palazzo Blu is a former aristocratic palace, now a center for temporary exhibitions and cultural activities located in 9 Lungarno Gambacorti, in the heart of the historic center of Pisa, region of Tuscany, Italy. This museum is managed by the Fondazione Palazzo Blu, and is located in the Palazzo Giuli Rosselmini Gualandi, ancient palace restored by the Fondazione Pisa. Its name comes from the blue color uncovered during an architectural recent restoration, and attributable to the taste of Russian owners who acquired the Palazzo in the eighteenth century.

Wikipedia: Palazzo Blu (EN)

16. 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)

17. Domus Galilaeana

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The Domus Galilaeana is a cultural and scientific institute and library, dedicated to the history of science, located in via Santa Maria #26, in Pisa, region of Tuscany, Italy. Currently, the Domus Galilaeana houses a library with more than 40,000 books and important files relating to scientists of the 20th century.

Wikipedia: Domus Galilaeana (EN)

18. Porta di Santa Marta

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The Porta di 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 Portello di Santa Marta. The name derives from the proximity of the church of the same name.

Wikipedia: Porta di Santa Marta (IT)

19. 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)

20. 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)

21. Palazzo Gambacorti

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Palazzo Gambacorti is a Gothic-style former aristocratic palace, located in Lungarno Gambacorti #1 corner with Piazza XX Settembre, near the spot the Ponte the Mezzo crosses over to the South bank of the Arno, in the historic center of Pisa, region of Tuscany, Italy. It is connected through the second floor of the white marble Loggia di Banchi, once the town archive. The palace is now houses the city council meetings in its Sala delle Baleari.

Wikipedia: Palazzo Gambacorti (EN)


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