Pisa Local Customs

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  • 1. Events

    Last Sunday in June - 'Gioco del Ponte' (Bridges Game) . This is probably the most important festival in Pisa. It involves Mediaeval costumes, horseback parades and 12 teams of 20 people attempting to...

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  • 2. Churchs

    This is Santa Maria della Spina by night during the "LUMINARA". The scenery is very impressive so if you are in Pisa on june the 16, in the evening you could take a walk along the Arno River.

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  • 3. Holding up the tower

    It is very funny observing numerous tourists, of all ages and sex, in trying to capture the photo in which they are pretending to keep the Tower of falling...

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  • 4. A little more to the right... a little more...!

    I'm not sure how long this has been going on, but one of the very popular things to do on the Piazza dei Miracoli apparently is to have your picture taken at an...

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  • 5. Pisa Vini

    The exhibition, which is held in the Convent of Santa Croce is dedicated to the production of white and red wines from the province of Pisa. A rich and complete...

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  • 6. Italiano

    When traveling in a country where english is not the main language I try to make an effort to speak the local language. Italian is a beautiful language and it...

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  • 7. Bel muro!!! Komplimenti

    The authorities, all over the world, struggle against non authorized graphites which, more or less, deface many facades over the town, sometimes even those...

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  • 8. Public water-closet

    Perhaps it might look irrelevant for a tourist tip but I think it is very useful and important. When strolling around, sometimes for hours, we all have certain...

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  • 9. Eating on the streets

    When you are in Pisa there are many touristy places to eat. However, if you just go down any of the side streetsthat lead to Pisa you can have a nice pizza for...

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  • 10. Bambino anyone!

    Everywhere you go in Florence (and Italy) you will see very cute little cars!!And not only are they cute, they are sensible too - particularly in a city like...

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  • 11. My own funny picture

    Well of course, seeing all these strange movements by the other tourists at the Campo dei Miracoli, I also wanted to have such a funny picture.But that is kind...

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  • 12. Strange positions

    Of course there is plenty to see when you are visiting the Campo dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles).But besides admiring and making pictures of the famous...

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  • 13. Multi-ticket

    If you are planning to visit more than one monument/museum on the Piazza dei Miracoli, then take a multi-ticket, it's cheaper. We had a ticket for two monuments...

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  • 14. Galileo Galilei

    Galileo is one of the most important scientist in the world and he was born in Pisa :) Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. Galileo...

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  • 15. The 'Lucertola'. This little...

    The 'Lucertola'.This little animal is very famous in Pisa becuase it said that she gives u luck if you touch her! Young students touch her 100 days before their...

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  • 16. Don't pay every single...

    Don't pay every single admission to the different monuments, in the main square there is a ticket office which offers you packages of the several sight seeings...

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  • 17. IL CALENDARIO PISANOTra i...

    IL CALENDARIO PISANOTra i diversi calendari in uso nel passato, non tutti sono a conoscenza che esisteva anche quello pisano. Nacque nel XII secolo quando Pisa,...

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  • 18. Leonardo di Pisa

    Fibonacci, also known as Leonardo di Pisa, was the son of a Pisan customs official. He spent much of his early life travelling around the Mediterranean where he...

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  • 19. The best recommendation that I...

    The best recommendation that I can offer you is to make Pisa as a short stopover trip on your way to the city of Florence. Alternatively, you can make Florence...

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  • 20. I always buy a little guide...

    I always buy a little guide book of each location I visit. You get a map if needed, practical information on each site you see. And the best part they give you...

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  • 21. lunch time by the river

    do like me, when it's sunny, all u have to do is get your meal, sit somewhere by the river and enjoy the sunshine

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  • 22. Not just the Leaning Tower...

    All the buildings of Campo dei Miracoli lean because of their shallow foundations and sandy silt subsoil, but none tilts so famously as the Leaning Tower (Torre...

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