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Piazza dei Cavalieri

Pisa, Italy
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Ranked #12 of 52 attractions in Pisa
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Walking around this central square, one can find the Palace of the Scuola Normale of Pisa, the Church of S. Stefano and the Palace of the Orologio,... more » Owner description: Walking around this central square, one can find the Palace of the Scuola Normale of Pisa, the Church of S. Stefano and the Palace of the Orologio, where Count Ugolino della Gherardesca was imprisoned and condemned to die, as narrated by Dante in the Divine Comedy. « less
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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Very moody, very scenic, but actually nothing to do there. You stop to take a few pictures and walk on.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

You will pass by anyhow if you are going to the leaning tower. Small stalls along the way. Just a small piazza.

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Pueblo, CO
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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We walked into this Piazza unexpectedly but were pleasantly surprised! The first night there was a lot of activity with people enjoying themselves and the second night there was an orchestra that was phenomenal. The next day there was a beautiful wedding taking place. It was enjoyable to see and experience the local culture. It was a bit dirty, but... More

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stumbled upon this unexpectedly. The decorations on the buildings were unbelievable. Carved busts festooned the front of the building. The only negative and as this is Italy it's part and parcel of the country ~ you do need to keep a eye open for the traffic that drives across the Piazza & weave around the pedestrians

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I would love to have studied in such a place as Pisa! The place is beautiful. Sad to hear about what happened across the square though in 1288, when the Mayor of the time fell into disgrace and he, his sons and grandsons were all walled up and completely wiped out!

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West yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

After wandering through the narrow and busy streets of the old town, you turn a corner and enter a surprisingly large open space.It is typical of a lot of the large piazzas throughout Europe but nevertheless is enticingly pleasant flanked by beautiful old buildings. Worth a visit on the way to or way back from Piazza del Duomo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

What we liked most was that we unexpectedly arrived here whilst wandering about, to find the Italian Lambretta rally assembling in the square. it was fascinating to see so many variations of this marvelous machine.

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West Midlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

It's a few minutes walk from the Leaning Tower. Not sure how many people make the effort, but it's a really pleasant Piazza with some interesting buildings. I don't think you can go inside but they are worth taking a few photo's of. It's worth a few minutes of your time.

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dorset
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

nice Piazza worth a view but spoilt by scaffolding. a nice place to relax but no seating Architecture interesting

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The buildings are amazing. Loved the old school and the church. At night it is so quiet and cosy to walk around it, you can walk from there to the leaning tower. Absolutely recommended

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