The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The bell-tower of the cathedral is the symbol of the city.


Built in the 11th century. It's location, Piazza del Duomo, is also known as Piazza dei Miracoli.
Leaning tower of Pisa Pisa Cathedral

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Famous for the dangerous-looking tilt, which doesn't always improve a photograph's look.

Leaning tower of Pisa Leaning tower of Pisa

Campo Santo

Camposanto Monumentale or Camposanto Vecchio is a cemetery, built in the 11th century besides the Cathedral.

Campo Santo Campo Santo

Cathedral at night

It's almost impossible to make a good photograph during daytime. To rid yourself of the touristic hordes you need to come back at night and use a long exposure time.

Cathedral and Leaning Tower at night

Inside the Cathedral

Memorial of King Vittorio Emanuelle II

Pisa Cathedral inside Vittorio Emanuelle II

Cittadella Vecchia

Lungarno Gambacorti

Cittadella Street

From Ponte della Citadella

The bridges across the river Arno offer great views of the city.

Pisa from  bridge

From Ponte Solferino

Pisa from Ponte Solferino

From Ponte di Mezzo

Pisa from Ponte di Mezzo Pisa from Ponte di Mezzo

Details on Piazza dei Cavalieri

On Piazza dei Cavalieri On Piazza dei Cavalieri

City Wall

A good part of the medieval city walls still exists.

From Ponte della Vittoria

Looking downstream towards the city center.
City Wall Pisa from Ponte della Vittoria

Cittadella Nuova

Built in the 15th century.

Cittadella Nuova Cittadella Nuova - Walls

From Ponte della Vittoria

The fortress Cittadella Nuova is on the left. The background is made up by the Apuan Alps, good for some hiking and a target on my list.

Pisa from Ponte della Vittoria