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  • Address: Piazza dei Cavalieri
  • Admission: Free

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Knights' Square (Piazza dei Cavalieri)

In Roman and medieval days, the Knights’ Square was Pisa’s central city square, a place for meetings and discussion.

The piazza was lavishly remodeled by the famous architect Vasari in the 16th century, creating a landmark example of spacious Renaissance town planning.

The grand space is gracefully lined with palatial palazzos and the church of the Knights of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri. The church was also designed by Vasari, and named for the religious and military order founded by Cosimo de’ Medici.

A statue of Cosimo stands in front of the Palazzo dei Cavalieri, which features detailed monochromatic etchings on its facade known as sgraffiti, also contributed by Vasari.

Practical Info

The Knights’ Square is in Pisa’s university quarter on the edge of the medieval city center. It lies a short walk south of the Piazza dei Miracoli.

Take a walk through the medieval town center to get here, or jump on a bus at the station.

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Cultural Walking Tour of Pisa with Leaning Tower of Pisa Entry Ticket

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Explore Pisa on a comprehensive 1.5-hour tour with access to the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa. This experience features a walking tour of Cathedral ...  Read more

Location: Pisa, Italy
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

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Pisa Half-Day Trip from Florence Including Skip-the-Line Leaning Tower of Pisa Ticket, Florence, ... 
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Pisa Half-Day Trip from Florence Including Skip-the-Line Leaning Tower of Pisa Ticket

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See the highlights of Pisa on a day trip from Florence, and use a skip-the-line ticket to climb the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa. After traveling ...  Read more

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Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Pisa Walking Tour: Cathedral Square, Pisa, Day Trips
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Pisa Walking Tour: Cathedral Square

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See the highlights of Pisa on a 1-hour walking tour, led by an expert local guide. Learn about monuments like Duomo di Pisa and Campo Santo and, of course, the ...  Read more

Location: Pisa, Italy
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

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Pisa and the Leaning Tower Half-Day Trip from Florence, Florence, Walking Tours
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Pisa and the Leaning Tower Half-Day Trip from Florence

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Discover the delights of Pisa on an afternoon tour from Florence, led by a friendly local guide. After traveling through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Private Tour: Pisa and the Leaning Tower, Florence, Day Trips
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Private Tour: Pisa and the Leaning Tower

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Set off on a panoramic drive along the Arno embankments to Pisa, on this half day private luxury tour accompanied by your own English-speaking driver.

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $85.20
Pisa Semi-Independent Half Day Tour by Bus from Florence, Florence, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Pisa Semi-Independent Half Day Tour by Bus from Florence

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Experience an easy way to visit the wonderful Pisa and enjoy a 5-hours round trip tour to the leaning tower's city by bus from Florence. Listen to your ...  Read more

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