Feel PisaPisa is in central Italy, crossed by the River Arno and by the Tyrrhenian Sea. Undoubtedly, this city is most famous for it's leaning Tower of Pisa, which attracts many tourists worldwide every year. That's not the only main attraction though! Pisa is home to over 20 historic buildings, from sacred churches to intricately designed bridges. So get stuck in and explore this beautiful Italian city!
Did you Know?The leaning tower of Pisa took over 800 years to be finalised, and weighs almost 14,500 tonnes! Despite popular belief, the tower itself is only 55 meters tall, making it the smallest tower to be recognised all over the world. Crazy, right?!
Things to Do in PisaOf course, a trip to Pisa would not be complete without taking a visit to the amazing Leaning Tower of Pisa. You might want to spend a bit of time in the green surroundings as you perfect your 'holding the tower up' pose, you know what we're talking about! Another unmissable attraction is the Piazza dei Miracoli, a peaceful square that's great to roam around on a sunny day. Here you'll find the medieval Cathedral, the Archdiocese of Pisa. It's elegant white marble colour makes it look spectacular, even from a distance. Last on the list is the Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, a 13th century, Gothic style church. Interestingly, 'della spina' means 'of the thorn' so this church was given its name in order to remember the thorn crown placed on Jesus' head during his Crucifixion.