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Luminara di S.Ranieri

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Address: lungarno, Pisa, Italy

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It is something of incredible!

Is difficult to find such a nice spectacle! And it is actually much more than this! Romantic atmosphere on the lungarni, fun all night long in the squares.. I defenitely suggest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Is difficult to find such a nice spectacle! And it is actually much more than this! Romantic atmosphere on the lungarni, fun all night long in the squares.. I defenitely suggest to visit it

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Its just unforgettable! It is a major performance of Giugno Pisano with candles and firewors during a magic night. But be aware about thiefs.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

As it happens with TripAdvisor, some listings get confused with other things. Started in 1688, the lighting of candles and bonfires (Luminara = Illumination) are for Saint Ranieri whose urn was placed in the cathedral that year. Every year the event is celebrated on June 16th & 17th with about 70,000 candles being lit and placed all over buildings and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were group of friends, who went 10 days road trip through all Italy. This was one of our destination to see.... We visit during by daytime - i found nothing special - London embankment is much better.... probably during by night is different views

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Luminara is great fun, but the streets are very, very crowded. The fire works were fun, but the narration that accompanied them was, honestly, boring and unnecessary.

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Pisa is a beautiful little town with the river running through it. Seeing it lit up with candles so meticulously was a great experience. The festivity, colors and lights highlighting the classic architecture, spectacular fireworks coordinated with music and the reflection on water is priceless.

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Italy
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

What a festivity! It is music, history, fireworks, and candles all along the river or as it is called Lungarno. The beautiful old buildings that face the Arno river, are all illuminated with candles. The day commences by stopping by to your favorite restaurant before the show commences. While strolling in the narrow streets of Pisa, music sneaks from all... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I am living and working in Pisa for three months, but only fell in love with the city a fortnight after arriving when I saw it in full glow at the Luminara. The city gets very crowded, but it is worth it for the firework display. If you are considering going, do. No Hogmany or street party will compare

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Every year on June, the 16th, Pisa is enlightened by thousands of candles for the patron saint's festival, S. Ranieri. All the lamps are switched off and a suffused light is provided just by candles placed at every window, every door, every bridge on the river Arno. Fireworks are usually provided as well. It is definitely worth to visit Pisa... More 

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The entire city comes alive with music and lights. All the homes/apartments alongside the river are decorated with lamps. There's fireworks at 11pm. There's lots of epic music playing through huge speakers and the entire town gathers on the parapet walls of the river bank, waiting for sunset, when the lights start appearing. Lots of street food, beer, and festivities!... More 

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