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Piazza dei Cavalieri

Pisa, Italy
+39 389 248 8194
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

so calm and authentic Italian-Tuscany piazza - great architecture and very ancient fountain with a lion sculpture in the centre

Thank Iryna V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A living, working part of the city that is also beautiful and atmospheric. Wish I'd gone to the Scuola Normale University ... not a bad spot.

Thank The_Northcotts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

set in a large square - this building is quite a surprise when you approach it from one of the arches into the square. lovely photo shots.

Thank JOHN04LEEDS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely buildings but not much else, l was disappointed, took some quick photos and moved on, l would not put it on my list of top 10 places to visit in Pisa

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Our hotel was just around the corner so we saw this every day. It was always quiet (except when they were showing some old movies at night) and we enjoyed it. Horse and buggy rides stopped here but I never understood much about the buildings.

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

You will find two big buildings bordering the Piazza. The scuola normale superiore and a university. However you can't find anything special or outstanding. Furthermore there is no restaurants or shops there.

Thank Rabih S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

great for a quick stroll and walk through. the piazza is pretty quiet and not crowded. relaxing place with a few benches to sit at admire the architecture and the people. The piazza also has the Pisa superior school. I've never been inside but it's...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This square is slightly away from the main attractions of Pisa, but still worth a brief visit if your time permits. There are fewer tourists around so you can get up closer to the historic buildings.

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The majority of tourist visit Pisa for its iconic leaning tower, however this Tuscan city has more to offer to the visitor's eye. On your way to the leaning tower you may (or may not) happen to cross this imposing square that rivals many other...More

Thank Erion S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I won't spoil this review by posting pictures from within the church, but all I will say is go in and be completely blown away at its beauty! The architecture in the square is wonderful.. When I visited they were clearing up after some festival,...More

Thank Rick64
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