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Pisa Segway Tour
"Choose between a shared or private tour with a morning afternoon or evening departure and make your own way to the meeting point in central Pisa.Meet your guide collect your Segway strap on your helmet and learn the basics during a 30-minute training session. Headphones are available to help you hear your guide clearly. Then follow your guide and zoom to the Field of Dreams
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"Depart in your private vehicle for the architectural masterpieces of Pisa. Enjoy a 2-hour guided walking tour that leads you through Piazza dei Miracoli the Cathedral with its Romanesque art constructed between the 11th and 12th centuries (exterior) the Leaning Tower (exterior) the Baptistery (exterior) and other important monuments. Your guide will lead you on a pleasant walk to Piazza dei Cavalieri where you can admire the historic Scuola Normale one of the most famous universities in the world. Lunch is at your leisure (not inclusive) and can be taken in Pisa or Lucca if you prefer. You'll be able to decide with your guide where to have lunch on the date of the tour. Get ready to t you have free time to walk along the famous walls dating back to the sixteenth century before entering into the enchanting city center. Take your time
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Museo San Matteo Tips (3)

Museo San Matteo

It was a fantastic tour of the inside. The National Museum of San Matteo, which is housed in the Benedictine Monastery, features a group of paintings from the 12th- to 18th- centuries, and a rich collection of sculpture from the Pisano School. The sculptures were absolutely wonderful, but not to be outdone, the paintings were well presented and preserved. It really is a library beside being a museum and the university right close to it uses the facilities for research.

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BruceDunning
Aug 25, 2008

The Museums

Other places to see if you have time (which I didn't) are the Museums. Here are some to take note of.

Cultural Institutions: S. Matteo National Museum (Tuscan sculptures and paintings of 12th to 15th centuries)
Mineralogical Museum
Paleontological Museum
Museo delle Sinopie
Zoological Museum
Domus Mazziniana
Domus Galilaeana
Scuola Normale Superiore.
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keeweechic
Feb 14, 2003

Small museum

Nice small museum, entrance is covered if you buy the climbing tower tickets. Won't take long to walk through. Contains a few antiquities from Greece, Romans and Egyptians.

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Feb 07, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Museo San Matteo

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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina - Church

Built in 1230 this is one of italy's finest examples of gothic architecture. It sit right along the Arno river in Pisa. Although rather small and simple on the inside, the outside makes this worth a...
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Palazzo Reale

The Palazzo Reale was designed by Bernardo Buontalenti and built between 1583 and 1587 as the summer residence of the Medici family who would often spend time in Pisa when it got too hot to stay in...
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Chiesa di San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno - Church

The church of San Paolo was built in 805 and completely rebuilt during the 11th and 12th centuries and re-dedicated by Eugene III in 1148. The marble front facade, in characteristic Pisan style, has...
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Walking

If you're visiting the Field of Miracles coming from the train station then you'll pretty much trip through the Corsa d'Italia. This is Pisa's main thoroughfare and offers a variety of shops,...
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Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Also on show are some paintings from the 15th and 17th centuries, a series of wooden intarsia from the old choir apse, a collection of religious hangings as well as Etruscan, Roman and Egyptian...
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Museo delle Sinopie

located at the southern part of the Piazza Dei Duomo Complex sits the Museo Delle Sinopie, which is a museum dedicated to the Sinopia, which are preparatory drawings used for painting in fresco...
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Getting to Museo San Matteo

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Piazza San Matteo in Soarta

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 13:30
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 19:00

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