|Piazza del Duomo, Pisa, Italy|
|Santa Maria della Spina façade|
designed by Giorgio Vasari.
(Spina is Italian for thorn.)
|The right side of the church, one|
of the finest example of Gothic
architecture in Italy.
|A map of Pisa dating from the medieval times. The cathedral and its bell tower are indicated in the upper left corner of the walled city. The harbor swamp appears to have been drained by a moat/canal to create farmland just outside the city walls.|
|Medieval City Gate, Via San Ranierino, Pisa|
|The interior of the Pisa Cathedral in all its medieval Romanesque glory.|
|A medieval Pisa watch tower.|
(It only appears to lean.)
|View of Pisa, ca. 1859, David Roberts|
(Notice, no bell tower.)