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Arguably, Pisa's most noted landmarks is the Leaning Tower or freestanding bell tower, situated behind the cathedral. It is the third oldest structure in Pisa's Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo) after the cathedral and the baptistry. Although intended to stand vertically, the tower began to lean to the southwest soon after its construction in 1173 due to its weakly laid foundation and loose substrate. Located in the heart of Pisa is the grand Museum of the Cathedral Vestry Board, which contains some amazing works that used to adorn the monuments of the Piazza dei Miracoli such as the wooden crucifix by Borgognone, the Madonnas by Giovanni Pisano, and the ivory small statue, and the sculptures of Tino di Camaino. Other noteworthy attractions, which are easily accessible from holiday homes Pisa including Torre delle Milizie, Machang, Knight's square, and Orto botanico di Pisa. Besides its rich cultural heritage, Pisa is also counted for its breathtaking natural beauty. You can indulge in varied outdoor recreational activities from hiking, cycling, to swimming, sailing, surfing and golfing. Take a leisurely boat ride on the Arno River, lined with brightly painted mansions, churches, palazzos, and watch towers or if you just want a refreshing day on the beach, Viareggio, a resort area with miles of wide sandy beaches, is not far from Pisa. Enjoy a long stroll along the jetty or relax in the pine wood park, Pineta di Ponenta. Many other famous tourist hotspots can also be visited from Pisa. These include Florence, Arezzo, Maremma, and Sestino.
Wander along the bustling wide streets of Pisa, which are filled with numerous shopping establishments, from antique boutiques and galleries to chic malls, branded stores, and outlets. Leather goods, shoes, terracotta, wooden furniture, trendy clothes, and naturally, food make great buys in the city. Browse the colorful market in the elegant 16th century portico or check out the lovely stalls in the square where you can shop for renowned Pisan specialties. Do not miss on a visit Borgo Stretto, which is one of the most beautiful streets in the city, with wonderful porticos. It is the heart of the shopping in Pisa. Other wonderful options, located in close proximity to holiday villas Pisa include The Antiques Market and Corso Italia. Pisa will surely cast a spell on you with its wide array of gastronomic establishments which are scattered all over the city. Satiate your hunger pangs with authentic Pisan delicacies along with famous wines of the Tuscany region. And if you crave for some lavish fare, then there are plenty of specialty restaurants at your service, where not only you can relish famous Italian dishes but also try out many exotic cuisines from various parts of the world.
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