Palazzo della Carovana

Palazzo della Carovana, Pisa: Address, Palazzo della Carovana Reviews: 4.5/5

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Travelingjohn123
Peterlee, UK2,210 contributions
Beautiful building and square
Aug 2020
I suspect this building and square will be an accidental bonus to many as opposed to an attraction. On the walking route to the cathedral and tower, it is worth a few minutes to appreciate its splendour.
Written 19 August 2020
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backpacker31
Boynton Beach, FL5,374 contributions
Unique 16th Century Building
Feb 2020 • Solo
Located in Knight’s Square is this interesting building which is part of Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, one of the city’s universities. It dates back to the mid-16th century when it was built as the headquarters of the Knights of St. Stephen. It’s unique exterior decor is called sgraffiti and features numerous allegorical figures.
Written 14 February 2020
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Susie1028
San Diego, CA2,006 contributions
Original Graffiti
Aug 2019
The Palazzo Della Carvona is palace in Knights' Square, Pisa, Italy. It houses the main building of the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. It is well worth a visit, just to see its exquisitely etched facade. The original "graffiti."
Written 18 October 2019
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StephenCross
Dublin, Ireland15,776 contributions
Amazing building
Sep 2019 • Couples
Some beautiful old 1960ts cars parked in front of the building to add to the charm and beauty. Fantastic! Recommended!
Written 17 September 2019
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MandyMC
Canterbury, UK278 contributions
Stunning
Aug 2019
This was a stunning building. Be patient and wait for people to pass for some great pictures. Watch out for the cars.
Written 3 September 2019
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Margie D
York, PA504 contributions
Beautiful facade!
Nov 2018 • Friends
Located in Piazza dei Cavalieri, this amazing palazzo was a school for the Knights of the Order of St Stephen and now a part of the university. The facade of the building is a technique of etching a pattern before the surface has dried, called sgraffito. Worth the walk down from the Leaning Tower, only about 5-7 minutes
Written 9 January 2019
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Borzov
Rijeka, Croatia4,387 contributions
Great facade
Sep 2018 • Couples
The palace is also known as Palazzo dei Cavalieri, because it was built as a headquarters of the Knights of St Stephen in the 16th century, designed by Giorgio Vasari. Its magnificent facade is characterized by plaster decorations representing zodiac signs and allegorical figures and the row of busts of the Grand Masters of the Order. Today, the palace is the main seat of the Scuola Normale Superiore, one of the best universities of Italy.
Written 14 October 2018
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w k
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands394 contributions
Unexpected beautyfull square
Jul 2018 • Friends
On this square you find diverse nice mediëval buildings. The Palazzolo della Carovana lookslike a Council House. They start to build it in 1562. On the square you also find a very nice fountain and a gate. When you are in Pisa loof for it. It is another diamond in this city.
Written 10 September 2018
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545medva
Budapest, Hungary3,972 contributions
Rennaisance palace
Jun 2018 • Couples
It was built by Vasary and today it houses the Scuola Normale di Pisa, founded by Bonaparte Napoleon. Look at the fountain!
Written 19 July 2018
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Alan W
London, UK1,314 contributions
Large palace
Oct 2017 • Couples
Large imposing building taking up most of one side of the Piazza Dei Cavalieri . We took a closer look at the large steps to the front that look like they should be somewhere else
Written 31 October 2017
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