Day Tripper: Pisa Beyond the Leaning Tower

Sep 03, 2020 452

BY: Silvia Donati

How limiting to be visiting a place based on just one world-famous site in order to take a quick snapshot to post on social media and then leave. This is often the case for Pisa, known the world over for its Leaning Tower, and many do pass by this Tuscan town just to see-photograph that. 

However, with its rich past as a powerful Maritime Republic that dominated trade over the Mediterranean for two centuries, Pisa has preserved many historical and architectural gems that are worth seeing besides the Leaning Tower or the Piazza dei Miracoli that houses it. 

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