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Address: Pisa, Italy
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Description: Walking around this central square, one can find the Palace of the Scuola...
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.
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If you go Pisa you will never miss this the first thing it's close to everything and the second Pisa it's a small city to miss this many ppl there and a lot of students you will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you go Pisa you will never miss this the first thing it's close to everything and the second Pisa it's a small city to miss this many ppl there and a lot of students you will enjoy your walk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful Piazza, there's not a huge amount here but I think for me that is part of the appeal. If you want a cafe etc then these can be found in the side streets near by The artwork on Palazzo della Carovana, which is part of the University,is really wonderful to see. There are some arched walkways... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a beautiful medieval plaza, but not so many of the buildings are open to the Public. The most beautiful building is Palazzo della Carovana and is a part of Pisa University as well as some of the other buldings on this plaza. The palace was built in the 1560s and its facade is covered with grisaile decorations. The... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Unlike Rome or Florence, I felt Pisa had a lack of nice squares to just wonder around and see. However, this one is a complete gem. The buildings are beautiful!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This gem of a piazza is often bypassed by people who are intent on seeing THE tower. Do yourselves a favour and spend some time in this place (not far from the tower mind you) and admire the beautiful buildings brimming with history.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Look about you and imagine the Medici coming and going up the steps and contemplating all the painted plasterwork. It sits in a wonder piazza that in many ways is the heart of Pisa. No shops and no restaurants so you can use your imagination.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Visit it after 6.00 pm when it is quieter. One of the better Piazzas in Pisa with an interesting history

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It is very busy, lots of little shops. Nothing really outstanding after Rome, but still a good place to stop for drinks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Really you must do Pisa on foot. Everywhere there are delightful little things to see - quaint balconies, huge doorways and in this square some gorgeous architecture and decorated plaster walls.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We walked through this Piazza several times on our recent visit to Pisa because it is such a peaceful and beautiful place to stroll. The architecture of the various buildings lining the Piazza is wonderful and one can soak up the atmosphere of one of Pisa's finest squares outside of the Duomo. It is especially lovely in the early morning... More 

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Address: Address: Pisa, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa

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