The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply Torre di Pisa is the campanile of the Cathedral. It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa's Cathedral Square (Piazza del... more
The Cathedral in Cathedral Square is amazing. Just to look at the intricate carvings on the outside of the building will take time to absorb the beauty.
Inside, the Cathedral is beautiful and deserves... more
The Baptistry of St. John is a religious building in the Square of Miracles. It started construction in 1152, in replacement of an older baptistry, and completed in 1363. It is the second building,... more
This was the secular heart of Pisa as contrasted by the Spiritual center at Piazza de Miracoli. The Knights Square is named after the crusading order of Knights of St. Stephen who once had there... more
When I was at the VT meeting in Cascais earlier this year I had breakfast one day with member white_smallstar who told me that when I visited Pisa I must be sure to see the church of Santa Maria... more
The same river that flows through Florence also flows through the city of Pisa. Other than the Leaning Tower I found admiring the picturesque view of the river winding through the city to be the... more
This small church next to the museum complex is a hidden delight we discovered by accident wandering to the Tower from the Railway station. Inside are hidden delights or artwork including a truly... more
Yes, there is a whole other aspect to Pisa beyond the miracles of Piazza del Duomo. Unfortunately, along with countless other tourists, I never ventured in to explore the rest of city. For me, Pisa... more
This is a beautiful square on the Lungarno. There is one of the oldest churches in Pisa in the middle of a beautiful garden, with tall trees, right by the river Arno. It is a fantastic place, which... more
Pisa was the last place I've visited during my mini Toscana tour. I had ten lovely days, starting at Ferrara (which is not part of Toscana), moving from place to place and spending no more then two......
I have been lucky enough to visit Pisa 5 times so far since 1999, and have no doubt I will be back again one day!
Pisa is like a mini version of Florence, with its amazing architecture, pretty river,...