Things to do in Pisa

Activities, attractions and tours
Leaning Tower which includes heritage architecture, a garden and heritage elements

Pisa Attractions

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Activities and Tours

Pisa is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay, and make it a breeze to explore the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go, what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay, it’s easy to find places of interest in Pisa to make sure that you enjoy your experience to the fullest and don’t miss a thing. Leave the local knowledge to us and leave the hassle behind.

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Pisa Attractions

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1. Leaning Tower

As one of the most recognizable buildings in Europe, the Leaning Tower of Pisa attracts visitors from across the globe. It is actually the freestanding, Romanesque campanile (bell tower) of the majestic Duomo in Piazza dei Miracoli. While its architecture and history are fascinating, most people come here just to observe and photograph the curious tilt of this Italian icon.
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The jewel in Pisa’s crown is this iconic cylindrical bell tower, which has become world-famous because of its bizarre angle.

2. Piazza del Duomo

Discover four iconic religious edifices in the Piazza del Duomo, also known as the Piazza dei Miracoli. These grand structures include the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Pisa Baptistery, the Pisa Cathedral and the sacred Monumental Cemetery. Enjoy an unforgettable historical experience with a range of walking and Segway tours available.
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Visit the historic grassy area known for its rich European medieval art and some of the most remarkable architectural structures in the world.

3. Cathedral of Pisa

As the centerpiece of Pisa’s Piazza dei Miracoli, the Cathedral of Pisa (Duomo di Pisa) is one of the most photographed buildings in Italy, along with its freestanding Leaning Tower. The Duomo remains an active church.
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At the heart of Piazza dei Miracoli lies an impressive example of Romanesque architecture, one of the most sacred sites in Italy.

4. Piazza dei Miracoli

Unlike the paved piazzas with fountains that Italy is known for, Piazza dei Miracoli has expansive manicured lawns and is surrounded by ancient walls. Home to one of Europe’s most iconic towers, an important collection of medieval art and some of the most sacred sites in Italy, this enormous square is Pisa’s most popular attraction. Climb the Leaning Tower, discover Italy’s history and explore the cathedral, cloisters and cemetery.
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The Leaning Tower of Pisa makes this walled square the most photographed square in Pisa, but its other grand structures are also worth capturing.

5. Campo Santo

The arch-lined walls of the Camposanto form the northern border of the Piazza dei Miracoli, which contains the Duomo and its freestanding Leaning Tower of Pisa. The grassy inner courtyard of the cemetery provides a tranquil escape from the crowds and vendors on the square. Explore its Gothic cloisters and you’ll come across huge frescoes, ancient Roman sarcophagi and the final resting place of many notable Pisans.
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Explore the cloisters of this walled cemetery to discover medieval frescoes, Roman sarcophagi and the final resting place of the famous mathematician Fibonnaci.

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