/ URBAN ARCHITECTURE

/ Arsenals and Cittadella

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI]3901 e 3904[/ITINERARI] [CORPO] Republican Arsenal and Citadella: a great water basin within the walls, dated 1160. The structure was impressive, so much so that King Alfonso IV of Aragon, when he commissioned the construction…

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 13:14

/ Bastione Stampace

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3904[/ITINERARI] [CORPO] Porta San Pietro: We find it hidden among the trees before entering the spaces of the Stampace bastion, of which it is part. Unfortunately, it is completely abandoned, but part of the large pointed arch…

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 13:12

/ The luminara of Pisa from the Solferino bridge

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3906 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO] The bridge, with three arches and elegant white marble finishes, was built in 1875 by Vincenzo Micheli. Destroyed during the Second World War and rebuilt in style, was swept away by the terrible flood…

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:43

/ Via delle Belle Donne

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3906 e 3912 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO]Here we are talking about another type of love, a place where perhaps some loves were born. Between Via delle Belle Donne, piazza Facchini and Via dell'Occhio, was the Red light district of Pisa…

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 10:00

/ Ponte di Mezzo

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI]3901 e 3902 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO] Some documents dated between 1111 and 1155 mention a bridge between the churches of San Sebastiano in Kinzica (behind the Logge dei Banchi) and San Michele in Borgo, featuring shops, sales…

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 15:13

/ Piazza della Berlina

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3902 e 3906 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO] Its name is in fact Piazza Cairoli in honour of the five brothers who fell as patriots, but the Pisans still use the name of when, in the Middle Ages and in later times, criminals (guilty of…

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:27

/ Scotto Garden

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3901 e 3902 e 3904 e 3906 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO]The Sangallo Fortress, or Cittadella Nuova, rises where the ancient church of Ss. Andrea and Vincenzo in Kinzica (1093) once stood. The base of the bell tower at the entrance to the…

Mon, 12/14/2020 - 15:46

/ Fortezza bridge

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3904[/ITINERARI] [CORPO]Originally, the Spina Alba bridge, named after its hosting districy, connected the church of San Barnaba, now disappeared, to the church of Sant'Andrea in Kinzica, also disappeared and of which today we…

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 09:46

/ Le Piagge and San Michele degli Scalzi

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI]3906[/ITINERARI] [CORPO]The name comes from the use, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, of the river banks as beaches equipped with bagnetti, small wooden constructions used for undressing and wearing swimwear. From…

Mon, 12/14/2020 - 15:47

/ Bastione del Barbagianni and parco delle Concette

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3902 e 3904 e 3906[/ITINERARI] [CORPO]After the violent bombardments with heavy cannonballs by the army of King Louis XII, in an attempt to help the Florentine troops during the siege of Pisa in 1503, the walls of Pisa were…

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 09:47