This is one of the most attractive cathedrals we’ve ever visited! You might be tempted to skip the ticket price for going in and just view it from the outside, but don’t. The painted walls and ceilings are just stunning and there’s a Venetian feel to the little columns near windows. The pulpit, which dates back to 1302, has to be seen to be believed too. It’s a huge stone structure with giant carved legs supporting the preaching platform. Look at the carvings, and you’ll find they depict New Testament scenes. This is an extract from our free Pisa City Guide.
Tickets for the Duomo can be bought from either of two dedicated ticket offices run by Opera Della Primaziale Pisana. The main office is located in the building near the shop stalls – the entrance is under the clock. The other office is near to the leaning tower. Both are well signed. Adult admission is 2 Euros in the summer but free from November to February (2011 prices).
The Duomo is open daily but times vary throughout the year as follows…
November, December, January & February: 10am to 12.45pm & 2pm to 5pm
March: 10am to 6pm
April to September: 10am to 8pm
October: 10am to 7pm
LOCATION & CONTACT
Address: Pisa Duomo, Opera Della Primaziale Pisana, Piazza Duomo, 17 Pisa
Tel: +39 050 835011
Busses 1, 3 or 11 will get you to the Piazza dei Miracoli from Pisa Centrale station.
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