Pisa – Visit the bohemian Italy
Be it wine, undiscovered hidden paths of noisy tourists and medieval castles from medieval knights, Tuscany is one of the most relaxed and quiet Italian regions and Pisa city has more to show than a leaning tower. The Tower of Pisa (Torre pendente di Pisa) could remain just a watchtower of a small Italian town, originally built to house the bell of the cathedral city.
The poor quality of soil has led to tilt to the south, since 1173. Thus, a simple tower has become the symbol of a city. And fully deserves this role, the view from the top tower of the city invite the tourist to uncover the hidden secrets. Few know that in Pisa can be visited over 20 places of worship, palaces and bridges over the River Arno. In addition, in the city had been built two more towers, which are all now due to sloping ground.
Market of Miracles is one of the most visited places in Pisa apart from the star Tower but also because of the Dome. The cathedral built in the Romans style with Gothic and Renaissance influences houses works of famous artists like Giambologna and Della Robbia. Neither the small market has evaded Knights because buildings built since the Italian Renaissance.
Visiting Pisa, you walk on the streets on which once walk Galileo and Giorgio Vasari, the first art historian of the modern world. Vasari has clearly left its mark on many buildings now become attractions for tourists willing unique architectural experience. Carovana Palace Facade, Church of San Stefano are two architectural pieces from the sixteenth – century perfected by the great architect.
For Roman sarcophagus or medieval frescoes, Cemetery Campo Santo Monumental is the right place and a view that can compete successfully with the view of the tower remains Battistero. The area remains suitable for evening walks in the Arno river which reflects light that manage to shroud Pisa lamps in an enchanting atmosphere, worthy of a story with princesses and knights.
Garibaldi and XX September, two markets squares placed one hand and the other of the Middle Bridge are considered the downtown. Of the two markets, starting two of the most famous promenade streets of Pisa, Corso Italia and Borgo Stretto where traders offer their goods to tourists.