Discover Piazza dei Miracoli with the Cathedral and the Baptistery Piazza dei Cavalieri, Piazza Arcivescovado
Meet your official local guide by the Leaning Tower and start a thrilling walking tour of the ancient maritime republic of Pisa, famous for its architectural beauty. The origin of Pisa is a mystery: probably Etruscan settlement, it was a Roman colony and thanks to its port and the trade development, soon it expanded, becoming one of the most important ancient Italian town.
Your guide will be glad to personalize your 2-hour walking tour on your personal preferences and take you on a thorough outdoor walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli and its monuments. You will be dazzled by this marvelous square, which is dominated by the impressive Cathedral, a model of the distinctive Pisan Romanesque architecture, the celebrated Leaning Tower and the round-shaped Baptistery surrounded by its suggestive columned arcades and the Monumental Cemetery with the splendid cloister and frescoes of the 14th century.
During the walking tour it will also be possible to purchase the admission ticket to the Baptistery (to be paid on site directly from your guide), which include also a priority access inside the wonderful Cathedral!
Then, your guide will lead you through the historical quarter where you can admire the Church of San Sisto, one of the oldest churches in Pisa. After a pleasant walking tour, you will reach Piazza dei Cavalieri, which was the political centre in the middle Ages. Your private guide will introduce you to this amazing square where you can admire as well the historic Scuola Normale, one of the most famous universities in the world. Passing the medieval Tower houses you will be captivated by the explanation provided by your guide about the history of these particular buildings.
Finally you will reach the elegant Piazza Arcivescovado where the impressive Palazzo Vescovile is located
Meeting point: at the Leaning Tower main entrance at 09.30am or 02.30pm (depending on the option selected)
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