Pisa, Toscana

For our 10 years together my husband and I spent the weekend in Pisa. He had never been there before, so what better occasion to visit this beautiful city?

  • Where to stay: Hotel Villa Kinzica. The staff is very kind and helpful and the position is… well, take a look at the picture below. This was the view from our room:

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  • Where to eat: La Taverna di Emma. Couldn’t believe that a place so close to a tourist spot could be so good and so cheap. Tip: try the Coppa Gufo dessert. Better than Tiramisù.

The major attraction in Pisa is Piazza dei Miracoli, where the Duomo, the Campanile (tower) and the Battistero are situated. You can visit the Duomo for free and, since the ticket for the tower is quite steep, we visited the Battistero.

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Pisa’s leaning tower, one of the world’s best known landmarks:

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The inside of the Battistero

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Visit of the Duomo

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Before dinner we went for a stroll in the city center, which is on the other side of the Arno river. It’s about a 20 minutes walk from the tower.DSCN2019

Near the end of Corso Italia, going toward the station we went looking for Keith Haring mural Tuttomondo, his last public work from 1989. Sorry for the bad pictures, it was already dark and the artwork is not illuminated.

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