1 hour 30 minutes approx.
Under the arch of Porta Santa Maria/Nuova in Piazza Manin, please look for Discovery Pisa flag at the meeting point
Same as the start point
Bringing you a fantastic dose of history, this guided tour of the Piazza dei Miracoli or the Square of Miracles will leave you breathless. The UNESCO World Heritage site is considered to be one of the most stunning architectural complexes in the world and comprises of Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the Pisa Baptistery of St. John, the Camposanto Monumentale and of course, the Campanile or the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
The Square, completed around the 19th century, is home to a spectacular display of Renaissance, Medieval and Gothic architecture, and is truly a sight for sore eyes. Central to religious life since the Etruscans, the structures represent various stages of our lives with the Baptistery signifying birth, the Cathedral as a symbol of life and the Camposanto alluding death. The Leaning Tower of Pisa does not take up any special significance as it is in actuality just the freestanding bell tower for the Cathedral although it definitely is quite the engineering feat.
As you stroll around the Square, feast your eyes on the spectacular monuments which act as a model for the very distinctive Pisan Romanesque style as our expert guides regales you with intriguing anecdotes about the “meadow of miracles”, especially the Leaning Tower. You can even upgrade your tour to include a ticket to the Leaning Tower of Pisa which lets you climb up to the top to savour some ravishing panoramas of the city. The tour is truly a treat for the senses and a dose of joy for the art enthusiast in you!
About The Supplier: Two authorised tour guides was inspired to share the exquisite beauty of Pisa with the world, and the very lovely Discovery Pisa was born. With low cost tours to suit every pocket and an inherent wish of the founders to share the culture, art and intricate history surrounding the city, Discovery Pisa is truly an exemplary service to rely on for a perfect tour of Pisa.
Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
Don’t forget to hand over any bags or luggage, that you may be carrying, to the luggage office before climbing the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Please understand that the Pisa Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Pisa and frequently holds special services, during which we may not be able to tour the inside of the Cathedral. In such a scenario, we will make it up with a guided tour of the Piazza dei Cavalieri or the Knight’s Square.
Unfortunately, children under 8 years of age are not allowed inside the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
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