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Walking around this central square, one can find the Palace of the Scuola Normale of Pisa, the Church of S. Stefano and the Palace of the Orologio, where Count Ugolino della Gherardesca was imprisoned and condemned to die, as narrated by Dante in...more
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Churches and municipal buildings are built around the square. A place to immerse the Italian culture and history in Pisa.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This large square is referenced as a must see in Pisa and while fairly impressive ultimately disappoints. The square has a couple of interesting buildings and the church is worth a visit, but there is nothing happening here, no cafés or restaurants - it's just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

The huge square, Piazza dei Cavalieri, was formed in the 16th century as the result of a vast urban redevelopment work ordered by Cosimo I and designed by Giorgio Vasari. There are several splendid buildings around the square that were built during the 16th century...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Stumbled across it by accident - Away from the hustle and bustle. Some nice cafes and bars close by.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Talked about but nothing much to Do at the Knights square and therefore one can simply skip the place

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Swatiib
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The square itself is big, and really nice. The place is dominated by the main building of the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa University's building. Around it, there are other buildings which belong to universities too, and one church, which is almost always closed. But...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

A nice big square sorely underused, a small number of car boot sale type stalls on a Saturday but nothing else, also beware of vehicles coming from all directions, it's not pedestrians only, Could be so much better with some cafe type stalls.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

As this square is not that popular, it attracts less number of tourists which makes this place more picturesque. One can get a nice 360° view of this square. Since there are no coffee shops, or commercial stores around so this place is quiet.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

One of the impressive piazzas in pisa to look at whilst walking around. It's also known as the piazza of the sette vie (piazza with seveb streets), a centre and iconic piazza in pisa. There's an eye catching building with a colorful facade designed by...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Drinaaa
Reviewed 2 September 2018

There are numerous places in Pisa which don't get significant mention in most of the tourist guides, which suits me well, as they are likely to be less crowded. Photographs of this Piazza did appear in our guide book and I was immediately attracted to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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