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1 Certosa di Calci
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Rank: 1 About 37

A lovely complex in a beautiful setting. Besides seeing the monastery you can visit the Natural History Museum of University of Pisa, which occupies a part of it. The museum includes whale skeletons, stuffed animals, a nature trail on dinosaurs and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Via Roma 79, Calci (Pisa)
Type: Surroundings


2 Palazzo Blu
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Rank: 2 About 37

Every year the Palazzo Blu, on the river bank in Pisa, hosts exhibitions of famous painters; in recent years Chagall, Miro and Picasso.   The staging is as impeccable as the frame is, a frame provided by the palace and the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Lungarno Gambacorti 9, Pisa
Type: Museums


3 Aqueduct
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Rank: 3 About 37

Today the aqueduct runs in the countryside between Pisa and Asciano and its status is rather precarious because it would require restoration works. The aqueduct is a great feat of engineering built between the sixteenth and seventeenth...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Fortezza Nuova - Scotto Gardens
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Rank: 4 About 37

The Fortezza Nuova is situated on the Lungarno Fibonacci and, in the past, was an important defensive place for the city. In fact, ancient city walls passed through this area, wlls which started from a fortified bridge arriving until the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Parks and gardens


5 Normale
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Rank: 5 About 37

The Pisa Normale was established by Napoleonic decree in 1810. The school is a center for research and public education, and it’s divided into two areas: the first one is dedicated to Philosophy and to Italian literature, history and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


6 Palazzo dell'Orologio
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Rank: 6 About 37

Palazzo dell’Orologio (the Clock Palace) is an ancient medieval building overlooking Piazza dei Cavalieri. Changed between 1605 and 1608, the property incorporated two towers: the Palazzotto di Giustizia (Palace of Justice) and the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


7 Millibar
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Rank: 7 About 37

Address: Via Palestro, 39, Pisa
Type: Nightlife


8 Baptistry of St John
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Rank: 8 About 37

This is a religious building in Pisa, which was built in the year 1152 and completed in 1363. It lies on the famous Piazza dei Miracoli near the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The structure is made out of marble and is 54.86 m in...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Via Carlo Francesco Gabba, 17, 56126 Pisa, Pise (Toscane), Italy‎ - 050 524030‎
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Half Day Tour
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Rank: 9 About 37

Driving from Florence along the Arno river, our Half Day Tour of Pisa is centered on the visit of these fascinating city, which attracts lots of tourists from all over the world thanks to its Leaning Tower.

Reviewed by: Tuscan Travellers by Stefano & Simone Tours
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Type: Tours


Italy Segway Tours
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Rank: 10 About 37

Italy Segway Tours is proud to be the first and only guided tour using SEGWAY and the inimitable CRUISER BIKE in Florence, Pisa, Milan and Rome, so come and glide with us!   PISA TOURSPisa is known for its history and...

Reviewed by: Italy Segway Tours
Address:
Type: Tours


Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Rank: 11 About 37

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is an inclined, freestanding bell tower in Italy, Pisa.The first stone of the tower was laid in 1173 and the construction of one of the ...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Pisa and Lucca Tour
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Rank: 12 About 37

If you want to discover the western part of Tuscany, don't forget to visit Pisa and Lucca. Our day tour gives you the chance to discover these enchanting cities wiht a professional local guide who will pick up at your...

Reviewed by: Tuscan Travellers by Stefano & Simone Tours
Address:
Type: Tours


Wedding Planners in Pisa
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Rank: 13 About 37

Have you ever thought of a fairy tale wedding in Tuscany? Now you can have it !You can go and visit

Reviewed by: Tuscan Wedding
Address:
Type: Tours


9 San Sisto
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Rank: 14 About 37

San Sisto Church is a historic monument located in Pisa, Italy. It was designed in Pisane-Romanesque style with stone. The façade of the church is divided into three parts separated by pilaster...

Reviewed by: Akhil
Address: Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


10 Palazzo Lanfranchi
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Rank: 15 About 37

This building is located on Lungarno Galilei and it’s the symbol of one of the most illustrious families of the city in Roman city. The canon Alessandro Lanfranchi wanted its building in 1539: he bought the whole complex and he unified...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Lungarno Galileo Galilei 9, Pisa
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


11 Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Reale
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Rank: 16 About 37

The Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Reale is located in Pisa, Italy. It is housed in a 16th century palace designed by Buontalenti. The museum was originally built for keeping the artifacts of the court and...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Lungarno Antonio Pacinotti 46, Pisa
Type: Museums


12 Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri
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Rank: 17 About 37

The famed Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri is located in Pisa, Italy. It was designed by Vasari. Originally constructed in 1565-69, the church was renovated with a marble facade in 1594-1606 by Giovanni de'...

Reviewed by: Harsh
Address: Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


13 Palazzo della Carovana
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Rank: 18 About 37

Palazzo della Carovana is also known as Palazzo dei Cavalieri and is a beautiful palace in

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


14 Palazzo Reale
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Rank: 19 About 37

Palazzo Reale or the Royal Palace in Tuscan city of Pisa was once the residence of a Caetani patrician family. Restored in 2001, the place includes a collection of 209 plaster...

Reviewed by: Angha
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


15 Piazza dei Miracoli
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Rank: 20 About 37

Piazza dei Miracoli square has surrounding monuments like the Baptistery, the Cathedral, the Leaning Tower and the Monumental Churchyard. This square is a wide walled area situated at the heart of the city of...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza dei Miracoli
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


16 Università di Pisa
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Rank: 21 About 37

Address: Lungarno Pacinotti, 43
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


17 Villa Corliano
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Rank: 22 About 37

Villa Corliano is known to be one of the most prestigious Renaissance villas in Tuscany. Situated precisely in Pisa, this historic building was built in 15th century and is amidst a park that...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Lungarni
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Rank: 23 About 37

Lungarni is an interesting place worth visiting in Pisa, Tuscany. Here, one can get to see medieval Tower houses and notable palaces that hosted popular artists like P.B. Shelley and Lord...

Reviewed by: Chiranjiv
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


18 Markets
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Rank: 24 About 37

Markets or rather Mercato is an integral part of the Pisan local life. Situated in Pisa, the market offers bargains, where one can find many stalls and enjoy the atmosphere and local market banter....

Reviewed by: Harsh
Address:
Type: Other attractions


19 Piazza Garibaldi
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Rank: 25 About 37

Piazza Garibaldi is a square situated in Pisa, Tuscany, and is dedicated to the hero Giuseppe Garibaldi, who unified Italy. Facing Middle Bridge, the square nearby sights are also...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Piazza Garibaldi, Pisa
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

Attractions close to Pisa


IBike Florence - 6.2 mi
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IBike is a very efficient and recently developed bike trail for adventure seekers. It is a technically designed path that makes biking more interesting. The tours are guided by professionals and this proves to be a boon for...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: IBike, Railroad Trail, San Casciano
Distance: 9.9
City: San Casciano

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Oasi Massacciucoli Lake - 9.2 mi
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The Massaciuccoli is a water basin which is situated in West Tuscany and set between Viareggio and Pisa. It is almost seven miles wide and this nature reserve is sort of open air museum too.  Since 1985, it was...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Distance: 14.8
City: Viareggio

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi - 10.2 mi
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The Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi is worth visiting and is a 16th to 19th century palace. Some of the collections of the museum are small having works of Domenico Beccafumi’s colored Scipio and other artists. Another room has...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Via Gallitassi, 43
Distance: 16.4
City: Lucca

Type: Museums + Share


San Martino Cathedral - 10.2 mi
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The Cathedral of San Martino was probably founded in the 6th century and was rebuilt in 1060 to 1070. It was completed by the 14th century. This Romanesque cathedral is situated in the piazza San Martino and next to the walls....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza Antelminelli, Lucca
Distance: 16.4
City: Lucca

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share

Neighbouring places: Pisa


Lucca - 10 mi

Lucca, capital city of Lucca province, is located in Tuscany, in the northern part of central Italy. Situated on the Serchio River, Lucca lies near the...

Distance: 16.1
City: Lucca

Livorno - 12.2 mi

Liverno is a port city situated on the Tyrrhenian Sea on the western edge of Tuscany in Italy. Livorno is the capital of the Province of Liverno and the third largest port on the...

Distance: 19.6
City: Livorno

Viareggio - 12.7 mi

Viareggio can be described as a city situated in Tuscany’s northern part, in Italy. Moreover, this place lies on Tyrrhenian Sea’s coast. Viareggio enjoys the pride of being the 2nd biggest city in ‘Province of...

Distance: 20.4
City: Viareggio

Camaiore - 16 mi

Camaiore can be described as a town located in ‘Province of Lucca’, Italy. This place is the biggest commune with regards to Versilia traditional region. Moreover, it’s inclusive of numerous landscapes which range right...

Distance: 25.8
City: Camaiore

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