Pisa is one of Italy ‘s most popular tourism centers with the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is located in the Tuscany region, in the north of Italy, and is famous for its leaning. The city, where Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei also lived for a while, invites its visitors to a journey through time with its narrow cobblestone streets where traces of the Roman Empire can be seen, architectural structures that are as old as human history, local restaurants and cafes unique to the region, and unique holiday resorts in its vicinity.

Pisa , whose historical city center has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1987 with its Leaning Tower , Pisa Cathedral and Baptistery, lived its heyday as one of the 4 most powerful maritime republics of the Italian Peninsula between the 11th and 14th centuries. Due to its close location to Florence, tourist activity is experienced in every corner of the city, where at least half a day is allocated for tours to the region, especially in the spring and summer months.

Brief information about Pisa ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡¹

Pisa , the official name of the Italian Republic, is a city in the northwest of Italy. Located within the borders of the Tuscany region, Pisa welcomes millions of tourists every year with the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. It is not known exactly when and by whom it was founded, and archaeological excavations in the city revealed that the first settlement was a tribe that traded with the Greeks and Gauls in the 5th century BC.

The city, which became a colony of the Roman Empire in 180 BC and took the name Portus Pisanus, over the years turned into the main port of the Tuscany region trading with Corsica, Sardinia and France and the southern coasts of Spain.

Becoming part of the Lombards and the Holy Roman Empire, respectively, in history, Pisa became one of the four major independent maritime republics of the Italian Peninsula in the 11th century. Pisa, who won the first naval war with the Genoese in 1060, played an important role in the First Crusade.

Pisa, which established colonies in regions such as Antakya, Jaffa and Lebanon, began to weaken as of the 14th century. The city, which was captured by Florence in 1509, hosted the modern physics studies of the famous scientist Galileo Galilei. II. The city, which was badly damaged during World War II, is one of the most important tourism cities in Italy today.

The official language of Italy is Italian spoken in Pisa. English is also widely known due to the tourist activity that continues throughout the year in the city. The currency of Italy is the Euro. 1 hour behind Pisa, Turkey. The population of the city is 91 thousand.

ⓘ To go to Pisa, you must either have a Green Passport or apply for a Schengen visa for Italy . If you have not had any visa experience yet , my blog posts on How to Get a Visa and How Much Visa Fees will guide you. If you do not have a passport, read my Passport Types and How to Apply for a Passport . When you go abroad, you have to pay an international departure fee .

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Where is Pisa ðŸ“

Pisa is the city of Italy located on the European continent. Italy is also a southern European country. Located in the Tuscany region of northwest Italy, Pisa is one of the most important tourism centers in northwest Italy.

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How to get to Pisa âœˆï¸

How to get to Pisa by plane : Turkish Airlines has a direct flight from Istanbul Airport to Pisa from Turkey. The flight time from Istanbul to Pisa takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. Connecting flight options from cities such as Rome, Frankfurt and Athens can be an alternative for those looking for a more economical flight.

Transportation from Pisa Airport to Pisa city center : Pisa Airport is located 5 km south of Pisa city center. Municipal bus, shuttle bus, taxi and car rental options can be used to reach the city center from Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport. The municipal bus, which departs from the airport arrivals gate every 10 minutes, reaches the city center in approximately 25 minutes. The one-way ticket price of the municipal bus, which has flights between the airport and the city center, is 1,20 €.

How to get to Pisa by train : Pisa is connected to many Italian cities by direct train services. Florence is the city with the most train services to Pisa. Trains departing from Florence Santa Maria Novella train station go to Pisa Centrale station.

There are regional high-speed train (regionale veloce) and regional normal train (regionale) options. It takes 70 minutes to reach the normal train. It takes 55 minutes to reach the regional high-speed train. There is a train service every half hour between the two cities.

Pisa places to visit ðŸ“Œ

Pisa is one of the cities with the most intense tourist activity in Italy. The most famous structure of the city is undoubtedly the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which attracts attention with its tilted position. The right place to start exploring the city, where you can see the traces of the Roman Empire in all corners, is the Miracle Square, where the city’s most famous historical buildings are located.

Other structures you can see in Miracles Square and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List are the Pisa Cathedral and Baptistery, Carovana Palace, Palazzo Gambacorti used as the town hall, Medici Palace, the summer residence of Lorenzo Medici from the Medici Family. You can explore Pisa, which is very close to Florence, with a half-day tour and continue your journey with Florence.