Pisa: between the sacred and the profane

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Church of San Michele degli Scalzi

The Romanesque parish church of San Michele dates back to the XII century, but has been documented since 1025. It…

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Church of San Matteo in Soarta

The church of San Matteo and the annex monastery, belonging to the Benedectine nuns, had been constructed since 1027 over…

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Church of San Paolo all’Orto

The church of San Paolo all’orto, mentioned since 1086, had belonged to the Dominican nuns of S. Agostino since 1472.…

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Church of Santa Maria dei Galletti

In 1227 The Church of Santa Maria dei Galletti was built over the former church of San Salvatore in Porta…

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Church of Santi Vito e Ranieri

The legend has it that the so called Church of San Vito was the place where the patron saint of…

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Church of San Paolo a Ripa d’Arno

Because of its proximity to the Arsenals and to the streets that lead to the harbor of Pisa, it has…

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Sant’ Agata Chapel

It is a small but very interesting architecture in bricks with an octagonal plan and a pyramidal pinnacle. The first…

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Monastery and Church of Saint Benedict

The monastic complex was built at the end of the thirteen century on the south bank of the Arno river.…

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Church Santa Maria della Spina

The first oratory was raised up in 1230 and named Santa Maria di Pontenovo because close to the bridge, that…

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Church of Santa Cristina

It was founded in the IX century and named Church of San Bartolomeo Oltrarno (the first settlement in the south…

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