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Piazza dei Cavalieri

Pisa, Italy
+39 389 248 8194
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Walking around this central square, one can find the Palace of the Scuola Normale of Pisa, the Church of S. Stefano and the Palace of the Orologio, where Count Ugolino della Gherardesca was imprisoned and condemned to die, as narrated by Dante in the Divine Comedy.
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Pisa, Italy
Pisa, Italy
+39 389 248 8194
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Due largely to the fine buildings on the square especially the Scuola Normale Superiore with its marble staircases.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifull and big round square in Pisa..great building around the square and a lot of tourists around it.

Thank Erandi A
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful square with great architecture all around it.. it has a university and church building in this square

Thank Siddhi D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

On the walking tour ,which was well worth it because we were taken around Pisa itself and saw things that normally you would not see.Was taken into this square and was told this was part of Pisa University which is the best in all Italy.

Thank robertpannell
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Strolling to river from the tower we came across this nice square with a very large imposing building making up one side of it

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This square is over rated. Europe has a lot to see. It's okay if you have less time and you miss it.

Thank Nimi V
Reviewed 18 October 2017

if you walk from the Piazza dei Miracoli, inside the town, towards the older parts of Pisa, you will pass this amazing piazza, it is not the usual form or shape, but it has amazing buildings worth the walk, and then you will find eateries...More

Thank Temper43
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Good architecture but a bit of a let down, not registering on the Richter scale. Underwhelmed and unimpressed

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

As we walked the streets of Pisa we came across this beautiful place...chock full of tradition and arquitecture... nice photo spot.

Thank cybergal77
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This piazza doesn't have a lot going on as far as socializing, eating or shopping, but it is interesting historically. It was once the political center of Pisa and home to the Knights of the 1500's. It does have some really cool buildings.

Thank Chris L
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