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Museo Nazionale della Certosa Monumentale di Pisa

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Address: via Roma, 79, 56011 Calci, Italy
Phone Number: +39 050 938430
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what an amazing place

This place is well worth the visit, our guide Massimo Lenzi was so informative - brought the whole place alive for us, the paintings and fresco's were in amazing condition, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This place is well worth the visit, our guide Massimo Lenzi was so informative - brought the whole place alive for us, the paintings and fresco's were in amazing condition, the flooring incredible. if you are in the area go in, we were taken there by Massimo who owns a B and B in Vicopisano - Villa Lenzi - they... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Entry to the Certosa di Pisa is by guided tour only. The price is five euro. On the day we visited we waited fifteen minutes for our guided tour. The tour included the main church. Four of the monks private chapels, gardens, and a monk's room. We also saw the Grand Duke of Tuscany's private suite as well as the... More 

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The Hague
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It was a very special place in Certosa Di Pisa. Firstly the surrounding was marvelous, second of all it located next to a monastery. It was a contradicting combination, God and The Evolution. Well done. The Abissi was greatly done and it was impressive. The Aquarium was beautiful and we felt sorry for those wonderful fishes. Thanks for sharing this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

An interesting visit to this old monastery. The guide was very helpful, and had a lot of knowledge about the history etc. It was very peaceful and quiet and i was quite envious of the monks! Worth visiting!

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Just a 20min bus ride from Pisa is this wonderful monastery, surrounded by the most beautiful Tuscan countryside. The place is beautiful but not well advertised in my opinion. Inside this monastery there is a peaceful atmosphere and lots of nice frescoes and artwork to appreciate. We had a guided tour of the place and there were so few people!... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

A historical masterpiece filled with intrigue, The hour tour was very informative and youbquickky got the concept of being cloistered in a religious order that was totally self absorbed with itself. Our guide gave us a wonderful sperspextive of what went on here. Hard to believe

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

We really enjoyed an hour long guided tour of the Certosa Monastery. Although it may look a little neglected from the outside, it contains some of the most beautifully painted interiors and amazing frescos, especially the ones in the refectory. Easy to get to from Pisa, about 20 minutes drive from the airport, and with the Natural History Museum next... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

You need some time to be here and not get too involved with the Leaning Tower, Frescos in the Duoma are really the thing.

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bermagui
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

A great kids' attraction to break up all the churches and historical attractions that often dominate our days in italy... Fish tanks and rocks and dinosaur skeletons - all in part of the old monastry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Very interesting and the Certosa is an astonishing place to visit.

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Additional Information about Museo Nazionale della Certosa Monumentale di Pisa

Address: via Roma, 79, 56011 Calci, Italy
Phone Number: +39 050 938430
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Calci

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