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Unexpected beautyfull square

On this square you find diverse nice mediëval buildings. The Palazzolo della Carovana lookslike a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
w k
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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Rennaisance palace

It was built by Vasary and today it houses the Scuola Normale di Pisa, founded by Bonaparte... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
545medva
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Budapest, Hungary
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Piazza Dei Cavalieri 7, 56126, Pisa, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On this square you find diverse nice mediëval buildings. The Palazzolo della Carovana lookslike a Council House. They start to build it in 1562. On the square you also find a very nice fountain and a gate. When you are in Pisa loof for it....More

Thank w k
Reviewed 19 July 2018

It was built by Vasary and today it houses the Scuola Normale di Pisa, founded by Bonaparte Napoleon. Look at the fountain!

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Large imposing building taking up most of one side of the Piazza Dei Cavalieri . We took a closer look at the large steps to the front that look like they should be somewhere else

1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Try visiting in the evening, when few people seemed to be around. This area of what might be called eastern Pisa is missed by many tourists

Thank Ralph H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This could be a nice piazza,but when we visited there was rubbish strewn around.Ni idea why the Pisa Council cannot keep it clean?But I feel that Pisa has a shabby chic look which really could do with a bit of a general clean up,when comparing...More

Thank STEVE M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Palazzo della Carovana (also Palazzo dei Cavalieri) is a palace in Knights' Square, Pisa, Italy, presently housing the main building of the Scuola Normale. It was built in 1562–1564 by Giorgio Vasari for the headquarters of the Knights of St. Stephen. The name, meaning "Palace...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice Renaissance building designed by Georgio Vasari. It used to be the headquarters of the Order of the Knights of St. Stephen.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Nice palazzo with some very pretty buildings to look at. There was a stage or something being built or maybe taken down (we couldn't tell!) and it would be a nice area for an open area concert or something like that. Quite and not many...More

Thank tinylass
Reviewed 14 May 2017

When we visited this square there was a second hand market and we passed our afternoon here but this square is stunning as every building you find here is very beautiful. Do not forget to look at the small details.

1  Thank Jokebroekmans
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We have been to Pisa a few times and the field of mirracles apart this is our favourite place. We stumbled upon it by chance and were amazed by its medieval ambiance and the spleandour of the frontage of the main building. Of an evening...More

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