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Pisa

Pisa Travel Guide


The town of Pisa has been recognized as one of the major tourist destinations in the world. Pisa is famous of its Leaning Tower and many other architectural assets. Pisa is also easily located since the place is near to other Italian undeveloped countryside and lies near to the well known Tuscany Coast.

Many tourists and visitors believes that Pisa’ Leaning Tower is the main tourist attraction of the town. Pisa Leaning Tower construction was started in 1173 and the tower is completely built in 1350. The tower, however, tends to be tilted to a small degree. There are three main architectural wonders that form the tower of Pisa which are the Baptistery, the Doumo and the Tower. The Leaning Tower of Pisa can be reached by the magnificent bronze-made doors of the Portale di San Ranieri. The Leaning Tower of Pisa many times has been in threat of failing due to its structures. The latest attempt to change the tower’s angle to safe position was successfully completed in the year 2000. The tower is round and has six bell-chamber crowned floors. When the Leaning Tower of Pisa is open, tourists can discover the 293 stair climb until the highest position of the tower. It is worth to visit this Leaning Tower due to its amazing sceneries of Pisa from the top of the tower.

Pisa has many outstanding restaurants and first class accommodation. Nightlife in Pisa is bit quieter because of the limited quiet clubs, pubs, bars and cafes.
From Milan or Rome, tourists can reach Pisa by rail connections.


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Milan

Milan Travel Guide


Milan is recognized as the capital for fashion fanatics. This gives Italy the image of a fashionable country. Milan also plays a role as the major financial centre of Italy. Moreover, Milan is an excellent shopping spot for window shoppers and true shoppers. The people of Milan represent style, vivacious environment and arrays of food.

The impressive Castello Sforzesco intersects the Piazza del Duomo at the northern area of Via Dante. More than a few museums and a number of eye-catching sculptures are the features inside the Castello Sforzesco. For tourists who had enough with culture and history, Parco Sempione is the most recommended green area where environment lovers gather the most.
Piazza Del Duomo is the centre of Milan’s economic activities and the place features a glorious cathedral of the 14th Century. The Piazza del Duomo is considered as one of the largest domes and has a spectacular gilded copper sculpture of the Museo Del Uomo and Madonna. Other major religious places of interest are The Last Supper, which was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci. The Last Supper is restored safely and displayed to restricted numbers in the hall of the Convetto Di Santa Maria Delle Grazie.

Milan has a desirable music and opera scene. Down with a 200 years history museum, Teatro all Scala has become the world’s most notorious centerpiece. Milan’s main attractions are markets, malls, and shopping boulevards that are scattered everywhere. On the other side of Milan, tourists can drive to Lake Maggiore and Pavia area.


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Madrid

Madrid Travel Guide


As the main capital of Spain, Madrid is well known of its impressive buildings, boulevards, amazing museums and monuments. The Madrilenos passion of going out at night to explore the city makes Madrid as a grand place for meals with many types of international and national foods for tourists to choose from.

The Madrid of the Habsburgs is known as the oldest district in Madrid due to the royal families that helped the town to develop in 16th century. The main attractions of this place are Casa de Correos ( the headquarter buildings of the Community of Madrid’s Autonomous Government) and Puerta del Sol.
El Oso y El Madrono (means “The Bear and the Strawberry”) is an official marks of the city. This well known statue is placed straight opposite of Puerta de Sol and Casa de Correos.
Tourists leisurely walk throughout Plaza Mayor which is a royal square that is used to be the places of countless fiestas, inquisition trials, bullfights, crowning ceremonies and public executions during Felipe II eras.

Cuchilerros guides tourists to the Plaza de Puerta Cerrada not far away from Plaza Mayor. On the right side of the area, tourists can see the San Miguel church, a large church that is built in 18th century with styles of Italian Baroque.

There are many buildings in the Plaza de la Villa with various historic interests. For example, the Casa de Cisneros, which was built originally built as a palace in 1537 and it is dedicated for the Cardinal Cisneros. At the present time, the building was fully renovated and renewed for the departments of the town hall.


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