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Camposanto

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The Cemetery is the last monument on Piazza del Duomo, its long marble wall flanking the northern boundary and completing its shape. It was founded in 1277.
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Piazza del Duomo, 56126, Pisa, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Peaceful compared to the mobs outside esp. around the tower and church/cathedral. Great looking at the memorials, thoughts, aspirations, and thoughts in stone of the people who buried their loved ones in this ground.

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Reviewed yesterday

Until people started getting excited about when the Tower started leaning this was the site people came to see. I didn't know what to expect and was pleasantly surprised by its beauty. It has a open courtyard and is surrounded by an arcade of arches...More

Thank NorCal-traveler08
Reviewed 4 days ago

The monumental Gothic cloister, located at the northern part of the square, was built in the 13th century by design of the architect Giovanni di Simone. It is said that the sacred soil beneath it was brought from Calvary after the Fourth Crusade by Ubaldo...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 6 days ago

This burial area for the people of Pisa is beautiful and interesting. The courtyard is very pretty and the buildings that surround it are full of interesting burial monuments and frescoes. Many of the frescoes are no longer visible, but some are very impressive.

Thank JohnandMarylou
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to escape the crowds around the other parts of the square, visit the Camposanto. There is some lovely architecture to look at, along with some amazing wall paintings. The green space in the centre simply adds to the tranquility. There were only...More

Thank Jacqueline E
Reviewed 1 week ago

For me this was the most interesting place to visit in Pisa, a lot of interesting graves and engraved stones, some interesting small rooms and nice wall paintings around the Camposanto.

Thank Vitaly F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

did not know what to expect in the Camposanto, but what a surprise when we went through the doorway. A beautiful cloistered building around a perfect green. The hushed atmosphere felt so special. We discovered this is the cemetery and spent a long while trying...More

Thank Mandy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go to see the Tower and miss this mausoleum, you will regret it. It has many Roman sarcophagi with fascinating decorations. The frescoes are not just the standard saints, but dynamic terrifying ones - see the scary Lucifer. Besides the medieval graves are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The southern side wall shows the frescoes of The Last Judgement & Hell, The Triumph of Death also the Anacoreti nella Tebaide, these all have been restored to their original location & are quite amazing works of Art which were all painted around 1336/41 a...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cemetery is located at the northern end of the piazza. It’s bordered by a fence of marble. The cemetery has 3 chapels. The inner court is surrounded by round arches and are beautiful to photograph.

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Deepthi V
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Hi there. You will need a full morning (3-4 hours) to get around depending on volume of tourists. Our advice is to catch the local bus to get there and get an early booking. Don't forget to see this wonder when floodlit in... More
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