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Pisa

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Pisa About this sound listen (help·info) (English pronunciation: /ˈpiːzə/; Italian pronunciation: [ˈpisa]) is a city in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the right bank of the mouth of the River Arno on the Ligurian Sea. It is the capital city of the Province of Pisa. Although Pisa is known worldwide for its Leaning Tower (the bell tower  of the city's cathedral), the city of over 87,500 residents contains more than 20 other historic churches, several palaces and various bridges across the River Arno. The city is also home of the University of Pisa, which has a history going back to the 12th century.

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A: Market at Vicolo delle Donzelle, Pisa

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B: Chiesa della Spina Pisa

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C: Santa Maria della Spina Pisa

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D: San Nicola, Pisa

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E: Italy Tuscany Pisa ponte Solferino

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F: Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa

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G: Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa

by Uwe Buecher, 490 meters away

Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa

H: Pisa - Piazza dei Cavalieri

by Stefano Gelli, 490 meters away

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I: Italy Tuscany Pisa piazza della stazione

by Roland Raele, 750 meters away

Italy Tuscany Pisa piazza della stazione

J: Pisa Centrale Station

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Pisa Centrale Station

This panorama was taken in Pisa, Tuscany

This is an overview of Tuscany

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.

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