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A city of Miracoli

Unlike Florence, which is highly commercialized, Pisa is serene and laid-back. Known all over the world for its leaning tower (Torre pendente) and the Campo dei Miracoli, Pisa is however the least known of the Italian cities. A Rennaisance city, that was once a wealthy seaport, welcomes today tourists from all over the world with its Pisan-Romanesque style churches, the Campo Santo (the most beautiful cemetery in the world), trattorias, boutiques and an atmosphere of cultured bohemia.

Palazzo GambacortiWikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0
Palazzo GambacortiWikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Palazzo Gambacorti

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Palazzo Gambacorti

One of the most famous attractions on the Lungarni

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Palazzo Gambacorti was built between 1370 and 1392 on behalf of Pietro Gambacorti. There is still a bit of controversy regarding the identity of the architect - some believe him to be Tommaso Pisano.

The facade of Palazzo Gambacorti is in fourteenth-century Gothic-style, with elegant mullioned windows. The back of the building features a seventeenth-century facade, with tall windows with semicircular gables and a beautiful portal with the Medici coat of arms.

Inside the palace, a museum of frescoes celebrating the maritime victories of Pisa.

Palazzo Gambacorti
Via degli Uffizi, 1, Pisa
Phone
+39 50 910523
Website
www.pisamuseoaperto.net/en/node/107