/ MUSEUMS

/ Royal Palace, Lungarno Pacinotti

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3902 e 3905[/ITINERARI] [CORPO]The Royal Palace, or Granducale, stands on the area of the ancient palace of the Marquises of Tuscia and the tower houses of the wealthy Dodi and Caetani families. In 1583, the palace was…

Mon, 12/14/2020 - 14:44

/ 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, 12/14/2020 - 15:15

/ Palazzo Blu, lungarno Gambacorti

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3906 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO]  The palace is one of the most characteristic of the Pisan Lungarno. Founded by Doge Giovanni dell'Agnello in 1356 over a pre-existing nucleus of tower houses dating from the 12th and 13th centuries (…

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 10:01

/ Palazzo Lanfranchi, lungarno Galilei

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3901 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO]Palazzo Lanfranchi was born from the combination of as many as eight tower houses from the twelfth century. The palace, which belonged to the Stefani family, wealthy wool merchants in the 14th century,…

Mon, 12/14/2020 - 15:44

/ Church of San Paolo all'Orto and Gipsoteca

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3901 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO] The church is documented from 1086 as a regular rectory. Entrusted to the Dominican nuns of Sant'Agostino, in 1819 it passed to the Confraternity of Santa Barbara, which restored most of the…

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 15:13

/ National Museum of San Matteo

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3901 e 3905 [/ITINERARI] [SOMMARIO]A fascinating journey in the most complete medieval art museum in Italy[/SOMMARIO] [CORPO]A treasure chest of medieval art, which contains many of the wonders once scattered among the numerous…

Mon, 12/14/2020 - 15:50

/ Museo della Certosa di Pisa, Calci (The Charterhouse of Pisa, Museum)

[SEZIONE] [ITINERARI] 3905 [/ITINERARI] [CORPO]Founded in 1366 in the hamlet of Calci, a few kilometres from Pisa, over the centuries the Carthusian monastery of Pisa has become one of the most beautiful in Italy. From the original medieval layout,…

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:08

/ Cathedral Place, Museum of Preparatory Drawings

vThe premises of the museum are in the ancient Spedale Nuovo, built in mid 13th century, by will of Pope Alexander IV to be a “pellegrinaio” (refuge for pilgrims) to record the reconciliation between Pisa and the Holy See. We owe the Spedale to…

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 11:24

/ Cathedral Place, Opera Museum

The Museum premises were first built to house the Canons, in the 9th century. The cloister was completed in the mid 1200s, although the cure was not. Over time, the building had several functions, until finally, after undergoing drastic alterations…

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 11:25

/ Palazzo Reale, National Museum

The present appearance of the Royal Palace, home to the dynasties that governed Pisa in modern times, is the result of rebuilding during the late 16th century, by will of Francesco I de’ Medici, who decided to abandon the “Palazzo Vecchio” situated…

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 16:13