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Why is a statue to the founding of Rome given such prominence in Pisa

A statue of a wolf suckling Romulus and Remus on a tall pedestal will be found close to the Leaning... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Tony G
Cricklade, United Kingdom
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Symbol of Rome

A replica of the mythical she-wolf suckling the twins, Romulus and Remus, from the legend of the... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

A statue of a wolf suckling Romulus and Remus on a tall pedestal will be found close to the Leaning Tower. Why is a monument to the founding of Rome here, no one seems able to explain. Impressive statue, two minutes to view, then move...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

A replica of the mythical she-wolf suckling the twins, Romulus and Remus, from the legend of the founding of Rome, what is it doing in Pisa? It is erected in the lawn area of the Piazza dei Miracoli, photo from a distance as you must...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 21 April 2018

One of many Lupa statues sprinkled around Italy. The she wolf, Romulus and Remus sit atop a column in Piazza dei Miracoli. This symbol is more closely associated with the founding of Rome than anything to do with Pisa.

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Great place to spend a warm afternoon. You can lounge on the grass and laugh at the tourists taking perspective pictures of themselves holding up the Leaning Tower.

1  Thank Skyrobbin
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I associate this statue with the city of Rome and the story of Romulus and Remus . There is nothing on site to explain its relevance to Pisa

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

After taking in all the main attractions that the Piazza dei Miracoli had to offer, we decided to chill out for a while, and stood looking over towards the Lupa Capitolina which is situated in the centre of a well kept cordoned off lawn. Although...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Capitoline Wolf suckling the twins Romulus and Remus is a symbol of Rome. This one is a copy from 1936. The original wolf, dating from the 11th/12th century, with the twins added in the late 15th century, is in the Musei Capitolini in Rome....More

Thank high_low73
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Another interesting point of interest during our visit in the Pisa Tower complex. The statue of the goddess Lupa nourishing Remus and Romulus represent the myth going back over two thousand years ago about the founding fathers of Rome. The statue is not remarkable in...More

1  Thank RonnC
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This tall column with the bronze statue of a she-wolf suckling the twins, Romulus and Remus who are attributed to founding Rome, is often over looked by all the attention given to the Leaning Tower. So the story goes the grandfather of the new born...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It was nice to see this sculpture just across from the Tower. I immediately recalled the legend of the founding of Rome. Nice contrast and rest for the eyes after ogling that whitewashed leaning tower for 15 minutes!

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