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Giardino Scotto

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Address: Lungarno Fibonacci, Pisa, Italy
Phone Number: +39 050 23044

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A quiet spot walking distance from the busy bits

Pisa is pretty small, and while there is a lot crammed in, if you're there for more than a day you may find yourself looking for inspiration beyond the crowds in the centre... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Pisa is pretty small, and while there is a lot crammed in, if you're there for more than a day you may find yourself looking for inspiration beyond the crowds in the centre (especially if the Orto Botanico and Museo Nazionale are both closed, as when we visited). A pleasant walk along the south bank of the Arno brings you... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a wonderfully shady park near the Arno River. There is a fairly large play area for children as well as benches for people to rest in the quiet shade. You also have a good view of some of the historic fortifications around Pisa.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were so glad we came upon this park on Trip Advisor. It deserves all the positive reviews. Providing a wonderfully cool, shady oasis from the late summer heat, the park was an absolute godsend for our family. There's a great play area and plenty of nice, shaded spots for picnics. The only problem may be getting your little one... More 

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Bristol, UK
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254 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

On the south bank of the Arno, a little bit away from the centre of town. A pleasant park In a town that doesn't have much green space. The had set out chairs on the lawn for an event later in the day, but we didn't see any details so didn't hang around

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Gdynia, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

You got children with you and they get bored? You want to escape some mid-day heat? You want to prove that Pisa is not all about Piazza dei Miracoli? Then take an evasive action from the usual crowds and come here for an hour or so. In other case - just take one star from the rating.

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Thank sir_meeshoo
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

These gardens have got a great little play park for children under 7. It is shaded by tall trees and great and safe for little ones to run off some steam. The park is in good condition with plenty of park benches for a relaxing pack lunch.

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Snetterton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Walked to this garden from hotel and it is a great peaceful place. Not huge but there are some great spots in the park for history lovers

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

When we visited Pisa it was about 32°C outside, and this lovely garden provided some well needed shade and was a charming place to take a walk in. There were lots of benches and some pick-nick tables in the shade. Bring your food and drinks, no drinks for sale there

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Came across this little park as we followed a walk around Pisa. Doubt we would have come across it otherwise as it is on the south bank of the river a little way from the centre. Lots of lovely shade, old walls and ruins. We think it was intended to be the gardens of a Medici summer residence. Play area... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

As you can tell from the number of reviews this is not on the list to see by coach tours and maybe that is why you should go. It is quite, green and a great place for a picnic or just a stroll away from the crowds.

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