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Piazza dei Miracoli
Pisa

The Piazza del Duomo in Pisa, is otherwise known as Piazza dei Miracoli ("Square of Miracles").

The heart of the "piazza" is the Duomo, wich construction began in 1063 by the architect Buscheto. Then, the Baptistery begun to construct in the mid 12th century, and the famous "Leaning Tower", the Dome's bell tower.

Copyright: Toni Garbasso
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Taken: 13/06/2008
Hochgeladen: 21/04/2009
Aktualisiert: 01/03/2015
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The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.