Top 10 sights in Pisa

Pisa is the city of the leaning tower – but you can see more than just the Piazza del Miracolo. One should plan as a tour to explore Pisa from another side. There is just so much more to see than just the leaning tower.

Enjoy the wonderful architecture and artistic diversity of the historical world power as well as the lively charm of the modern student city of Pisa!

Here is an overview of the top 10 most popular sights in Pisa.


Leaning Tower of Pisa in Piazza dei Miracoli

The Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre pendente di Pisa) is one of the most popular sights and is also one of the most popular photo opportunities in Tuscany. Pisa used to be the third most powerful maritime republic after Genoa and Venice.

Leaning tower of Pisa

Painted house wall by Keith – Haring

Keith Haring (1958-1990) was a young American artist who was known worldwide for his “Subway Drawings”. Keith Haring’s painted house wall can be found near Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II.

Botanical Garden

The botanical garden is considered one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world and is an oasis of calm for visitors next to Piazza dei Miracoli.

Piazza dei Cavalieri

The Piazza dei Cavalieri is extremely shaped by the renaissance – here you will find wonderful and well-known buildings such as the Palazzo dei Cavalieri, the Palazzo dell’Orologio and the Church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri.

Giardino Scotto – Bastione

The Cittadella Nuova – the new citadel is an old fortress of Pisa and is now known as Giardino Scotto. Open air events are held there in summer.

Pisa Piazza dei Miracoli

The UNESCO World Heritage Site declared the Square of Miracles with its cathedral, leaning tower, baptistery and Camposanto cemetery in 1987.

Pisa old town

The old part of the city between the Square of Miracles and the Arno enchants with particular charm around the Piazza dei Cavalieri.

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