Battistero Pisa
Battistero di Pisa (Baptistry of Pisa) is one of the tallest religious buildings in Pisa, Italy. It is situated in Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles). It was constructed between the years 1152-1363, and was built in place of an already existing baptistery. Surrounding this imposing and impressively structured baptistery are the famous buildings... Read more
Piazza della Cisterna San Gimignano
Piazza della Cisterna (Cistern Square) is a piazza in San Gimignano, in the Tuscan region of Italy. It is triangular is shape and has a natural incline to it. Connected to the town’s largest square, Piazza del Duomo through an open passage, this piazza is entirely paved with brick and is surrounded on all... Read more
Duomo di Siena
Duomo di Siena (Siena Cathedral) is one of the most beautifully designed churches in all of Siena. It has been designed in Gothic style of the medieval Italian era. From the time it was built, the church has been dedicated to the Roman Catholic Marian church and currently to Santa Maria Assunta (Lady of... Read more
Torre del Mangia e Palazzo Pubblico Siena
Torre del Mangia (Tower of the Eater) is a magnificent tower in the Tuscan city of Siena, Italy. The tower took a whole decade to be constructed and became the stronghold of many governors in its time. It was built between the years of 1338 and 1348. The place holds a scenic charm to... Read more
Duomo di Pisa
Duomo di Pisa (Cathedral of Pisa) is a masterpiece of the Pisan Romanesque era. It was built around the middle of the 11th century. Currently the church is referred to as The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta as it was dedicated to her. The cathedral is evidence of the wealth possessed by the Republic... Read more
Piazza dei Miracoli Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli Pisa (Square of Miracles) is one of the most famous places in all of Pisa. The name of this placed was given by Gabriele d’Annunzio, a famous Italian writer, who mentioned it in his novel. Located to the north of central Pisa, the place holds some of the main buildings which... Read more
Torre Guinigi Lucca
If you ever go to the magnificent historical city of Lucca, you might witness a forest in the sky. It does sound absurd, but it is actually true. You can spot oak trees growing from the top of the tower from far away. That structure is the Torre Guinigi or the Guinigi Tower. Built... Read more
San Gimignano towers
The San Gimignano towers (Torri di San Gimignano) are located in the medieval town of San Gimignano in the province of Siena, within the Tuscany region of Italy. This small town lies within a walled enclosure atop a hill with multiple gates providing entry to this commune. San Gimignano holds its fame in Tuscany due... Read more
Cathedral of Saint Galgano
San Galgano Abbey (Abbazia di San Galgano) is situated 30 km from Siena and can be easily reached by car. It was built in the early 13th century and is a Cistercian abbey which lies in the municipality of Chiusdino. The place is rich in history and is reminiscent of the medieval times during... Read more
Duomo di San Gimignano
The Duomo di San Gimignano (Cathedral of San Gimignano) is located in San Gimignano, in Tuscany, Italy. It is also known as Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta (Collegiate Church of the Assumption of Mary). It is a Roman Catholic Collegiate Church and is famous for its murals and paintings, which include works of famous... Read more