Pisa Warnings and Dangers

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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Pisa

  • 1. The Tower

    I have never felt the need to climb the Tower, but you may. You will certainly need to book your ticket online in advance. Tower tickets are strictly limited per day, and are frequently block-booked...

  • 2. Pickpokets

    The gypsies are in huge numbers in Pisa especially at the train station! Travelers are distracted usually rolling luggage along, reading signs and distracted with the noise and people. They are...

  • 3. Prices

    On our way home from a trip to Florence we visited Pisa and wandered up the street away from the cathedral looking for somewher for lunch. We went into a modern, nice looking restaurant with friendly...

  • 4. Lockers

    There is a place at the trainstation to store the luggage, B U T : it is OUT OF ORDER due to the attacks of Sept. 11th. Recently at least the counter was reopened again, where you may hand over your...

  • 5. Do drink enough!!!

    For years, we have all been told of the importance of water. The general guideline has been to drink 2 litre of water each day. For a person who is not living...

  • 6. Reading a map!

    Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do...

  • 7. Pickpockets in Pisa: watch out!

    Pickpockets have been thriving on tourists in Pisa for many years. Nothing's changed except that they're harder to identify. See a few photos of them here:...

  • 8. Fake purses etc

    Like in every big cities, here come the street sellers, with fake designers purses, jewelry, umbrellas, you name it...I know they are trying to work but they...

  • 9. Pisa - Not obligatory

    Whilst I highly recommend visiting Italian cities like Florence and Rome (which is a must actually), I wouldn't recommend Pisa. It's only famous, or infamous,...

  • 10. street vendors

    We were dropped off by our tour bus in downtown Pisa and had to walk about a mile to the Field of Miracles. Along the way we were accosted by the African street...

  • 11. Slippery steps.

    The Baptistery is stunning, and it is well worth climbing up the stairs to the upper level.But I did notice that the marble steps were extremely well-worn (not...

  • 12. Vendors are Trashy and so are the Goods

    Every time I have been here, the vendors are MORE aggressive and rude and pushy. They have booths of about 2-3 blocks coming in from the west side and then once...

  • 13. Park Where You should

    There is not many places where you can readily find parking along the main street of the ARno, or in the back section by where the buses park. We drove around...

  • 14. traffic offence in restricted areas

    If you travel by car into Pisa then beware. I want to warn motorist that when traveling around Pisa there are areas of traffic restriction that you may, like us...

  • 15. Photocopying of passports

    I wanted to use an internet cafe in Pisa while waiting for my train. The counter staff asked me for my passport and wanted to photocopy it. I refused and he...

  • 16. Junk Dealers

    Walking up to the Duomo and Tower the street is lined with junk dealers eager to help you lighten your burdon of money.If you fel you need to stop and buy some...

  • 17. What to do instead?

    This is a piece of turf inside Campo dei Miracoli where you can lie down on the grass and take a rest. Relax and enjoy here until the hordes of tourists do not...

  • 18. Nightmare at noone

    If possible, avoid to visit Campo dei Miracoli in between 10:00 and 14:00 because it might be turned into the nightmare. The whole area is overcrowded with...

  • 19. NO shorts, NO cell-phones, NO backpacks...

    INside the Duomo and some of the museums special guards will make sure, that you may not enter and walk around in shorts, miniskirts or undecent clothings.NO...

  • 20. Bring bug spray

    I didn't realize Pisa is built on a swamp . Make sure you bring bug spray . It came in handy for us.

  • 21. Drink water

    In the summer Pisa can be a dangerous city because of temperature.Do not forget to drink a lot of water to prevent dehydration.

  • 22. Orientation

    If you, somehow, get lost in Pisa don't panic.Follow the wall.You'll for sure reach the Leaning Tower...

  • 24. Attention: If you´re a biker...

    Attention: If you´re a biker or foot-walker look in front of your way! Sometimes the Pisan people built an mosque in the middle of the pathway over the total...


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