Pisa is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Pisa one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Pisa is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Pisa or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Pisa. Explore the historical monuments of Pisa with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Pisa guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Pisa page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Pisa landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Pisa.
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Piazza del Duomo, 56126 Pisa, Italy
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Upon a large, luscious expanse of blossoming green, stands the mighty Duomo Pisa. The famous cathedral is the heart of The Square of Miracles, along with its iconic bell tower, Baptistery and cemetery. Visitors from all over the world journey to this square, in order to take pictures with the Leaning Tower of Pisa and to absorb the artistic splendo...
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Lungarno Gambacorti, Pisa PI, Italy
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Austere walls point upwards and prick the sky as you gaze upon the darkly beautiful Santa Maria della Spina. Many find it hard to believe that this incredibly beautiful Gothic church was fashioned out of a featureless slab of white marble. You’ll be enchanted by this small church, situated near the Arno river. This church is said to have hous...
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Piazza Arcivescovado 6, Pisa, Italy
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Lovers of art and history will be delighted upon visiting the Museum of the Cathedral (the Museodell’Opera del Duomo). The museum, sitting pretty within the walls of a grand 13 century mansion a few meters away from the Leaning Tower, is home to many of the beautiful relics and artifacts that originally inhabited the Cathedral, its bell tower...
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Piazza Tersanaia, 56125 Pisa (PI)
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Everyone is familiar with La Torre di Pisa but how about the Torre Guelfa? Located towards the North of the Arno in an area most visitors don’t tread, stands the beautiful, brick red Guelph Tower. This tall tower is in the CittadellaVecchia, or the Old Citadel. If you can climb up the 200 steps of the tower, you will be rewarded with dazzling...
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Piazza del Duomo, Pisa PI, Italy
12:01 am - 12:00 am
More serene than spooky- the Camposanto Monumentale is probably one of the prettiest graveyards you’ll see. With beautiful art and architecture preserving the bodies of numerous souls, this cemetery is a must see for all of those visiting Pisa. The cemetery is said to have been build upon holy soil brought back from Golgotha, the soil upon wh...