Fascinating walking tour, including legends & anecdots
If you are visiting Pisa for the first time, this is the perfect tour for you! We will explore the so called 'Square of Miracles', where the most famous Leaning Tower stands out!
I will guide you around the beautiful buildings which emerge as 'miracles' from the green meadow and create an architectural whole characterized by a really surprising stylistic accordance, to the point of having been compared by Le Corbusier to the acropolis of Athens (Voyage d'Orient, 1911).
After a brief introduction we will start a delightful walk around:
-The Duomo, a triumph of the Pisan Romanesque style and with exceptional islamic details
-the Baptistery enobled by Nicola Pisano's pulpit and with fabulous acoustics inside;
-the Camposanto (Graveyard), with beautiful Roman sarcophagi and XIV-XVI century frescos
- the most famous Bell Tower, which has been leaning since XII century
I would be happy to extend the visit to 3 hour so we could visit the Duomo, the Baptistery (we would attend to an echo demonstration) and Camposanto which was very popular between XIV and XVIII century because of a 'holy soil' the locals took from Jerusalem.
You just have to pay the extra cost of 5, 00 euros (for only the Baptistery)-7, 00 (Baptistery+Camposanto) and my guiding service - please feel free to send me a message for details!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Piazza Daniele Manin, by the main arch way to the Square of Miracles
Note: if you wish to meet up with Martina in a different place, please write her a message and she will be happy to discuss it!
End location: The Square of Miracles, next to the Putti Fountain
Duration: 2 hours
If you wish to visit the buildings inside, it is necessary to extend the tour up to 3-3,5 hour
This is a Walking tour
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 Euro - In case you wish to either climb the Leaning Tower or visit the Duomo+Baptistery/Camposanto
•I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Our trip to Pisa and Cinque Terra from Florence with Martina was wonderful. She arranged a private pickup at our hotel in Florence to Pisa where we had a very knowledgeable tour then off with the driver and Martina to visit several Cinque Terra towns walking and by boat. Martina showed us the most interesting things and always checked to make sure what we were interested in. We had a great time with her and returned with the driver to our hotel in Florence loving the day. We recommend Martini to all.