Beyond the famous Leaning Tower: Piazza del Duomo in Pisa, Unesco World Heritage Site since 1987

Apr 08, 2021 229

Pisa rises on the east coast of Tuscany, just over 80 km from Florence and easily accessible by car, train or bus. The birthplace of Galileo Galilei was one of the four Italian maritime republics in medieval times. It is rich in history, culture and art.

Piazza del Duomo in Pisa stands just on the edge of the urban agglomeration. It is a large square that hosts a group of architectural buildings of great artistic influence in Italy. These monuments represent a decisive stage in the history of medieval architecture and - as we will see - have also become a point of reference for the unprecedented "Pisan Romanesque" style, so named in honour of the city.

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SOURCE: https://www.visititaly.eu

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