Visiting Pisa

(Pisa, Italy)

Famous throughout the world for its precarious leaning tower, the city of Pisa has become one of Italy's most popular tourist destinations.

Despite its small size, Pisa is full of historic attractions, which include Renaissance-style architecture, art galleries and museums, restaurants and ice cream parlours.

Visiting Pisa: Places to Visit

  • Pisa walking tours, the perfect way to gain a true insight into the city's past, taking in many of the most famous sights
  • Boat trips, with a range of cruises available along the scenic Arno River
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa, a truly iconic bell tower famous throughout the world and built over 700 years, known locally as the Pisa Torre or Campanile
  • Cattedrale - Il Duomo di Pisa, a striking cathedral dating back around 1,000 years and located in the Piazza del Duomo
  • Battistero (Baptistery), a large Romanesque-style circular structure with many spectacular features and stone carvings
  • Camposanto, an enormous walled cemetery standing to the north of Pisa's cathedral, famous for its religious soil
  • Orto Botanico di Pisa, the city's lush Botanical Gardens, containing many exotic plant specimens and ancient trees
  • Piazza dei Cavalieri, a medieval square constructed in the mid-16th century and surrounded by impressive buildings and charming streets
  • Museums, with the most notable museums in Pisa including the National Museum, Museum of San Matteo, Museum of Sinopites and St. Matthew National Museum

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