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Piazza dei Cavalieri

Pisa, Italy
+39 389 248 8194
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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 the Divine Comedy.
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Reviewed yesterday

Not as busy as Piazza dei Miracoli but impressive to see. Here you will find several faculties of the Pisa University. Also used for small concerts etc.

Thank VKees
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely piazza, worth a long and admiring look at the beautiful architecture and the painted buildings. When we visited officials were setting up for a concert -- what a wonderful venue. Visitors to Pisa should consider walking from the tower and duomo...More

Thank kwagmeister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Square of the Knights was the center plaza of the medieval town. During the Renaissance Giorgio Vasari redesigned it as it stands today. There is a plan of the square and accompanying description in three languages to the right of the Palazzo della Carovana.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived on a National Holiday, some of the local roads were closed, and there was a street market in the Piazza, which although fun, took away from the simple beauty of the place. The architecture and decoration of the buildings is lovely and for us...More

Thank Averil N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely square with beautifully decorated buildings. No place to sit and enjoy though and watch out for the traffic that comes buzzing through.

Thank Delyth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Knights’ Square is the second main square of the city. It was the political centre in medieval Pisa. Now it is a centre of education. Notable sights is the large statue of Cosimo I de Medici in front of the palace. In the other...More

Thank high_low73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Piazza with absolutely fab architecture. Must see. Close to the major attractions. No entry fee.

Thank docboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy the huge piazza the architecture is amazing. Friday and Saturday there was a flea market selling curios.Just of the piazza are bars and restaurants to be enjoyed.

Thank akajudithchalmers76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The statue of Cosimo I de' Medici is grand but the the façade of the building is amazing. I had to climb the steps and wave.

Thank Ann E
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Standing in the Knights’ Square is the "Palazzo della Carovana” the old political center in medieval Pisa, and home for the Order of the Knights of St. Stephen. There is a fountain, in front of sweeping staircases with a statue of Cosimo I de' Medici,...More

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