Churches and religious buildings of Pisa

Churches and religious buildings of Pisa

Synagogue

Pisa to visit

Sinagoga ebraica - Pisa Synagogue

Via Palestro, 24 - Pisa
Tel 050-542580

Free guided tours at the first Sunday of September, European Day of Jewish Culture. For information, contact the Jewish Community of Pisa. The synagogue is located next to the Teatro Verdi.
The synagogue in Via Palestro, in use continuously for 400 years, is an important monument to its original seventeenth century, the restoration took place in the nineteenth century by the architect Marco Treves, one of the largest synagogue architects, as well as for the furniture contained within it. Can be considered one of the most interesting examples of religious architecture Italian Jewish history and culture of the testimony of an important Community has been to Pisa, whose first testimony archival documents date back to the fifteenth century
 

Jewish Cemetery

Pisa to visit

Cimitero Ebraico - Pisa Jewish Cemetery

Largo Coconut Griffi, 10-56126 - Pisa
Tel 050-542580

The cemetery is located behind the Piazza dei Miracoli, the side baptistery. Opening hours: Sunday 9.30-12.30, 16.30-dusk Wednesday to offer input.
The Jewish cemetery of Pisa, located on various levels of land, is included in the monumental complex of Piazza dei Miracoli, dates back to 1648 and is one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Europe: there are memories preserved ancient tombs of significant historical and artistic value, with not only written in Hebrew and Italian but also Spanish and Portuguese of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, French, German and Czech. There are famous people buried in the politics and culture. From the artistic side of the cemetery has an extraordinary repertoire ranging from traditional Iberian barrows parallelepiped, the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the monuments of the early nineteenth century Empire style, from Gothic tabernacles of the nineteenth century, Art Nouveau styles of the late King Umberto and the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century.
 

Church of Santo Stefano extra Moenia

Pisa to visit

Church of Santo Stefano extra Moenia

Via S. Stephen, 2
Pisa
Tel 050-564763

It is located near the stadium ...

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Church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri

Pisa to visit

Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri - Pisa Church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri

Piazza dei Cavalieri, 8-56100 - Pisa
Tel 050-580814

Hours: winter 11:00 to 16:30 from Monday to Saturday, 11:30 to 17:30 Sunday, 9:00 to 18:00 during the summer

Admission: € 1.30 On the occasion of the Jubilee 2000 were exposed to the 24 flags of the Order of Santo Stefano that were removed in 1988 for the need of restoration
Hours: winter 11:00 to 16:30 from Monday to Saturday, Sunday 11:30 to 17:30; summer 9:00 to 18:00 Admission: € 1.30 On the occasion of the Jubilee 2000 were exposed to the 24 flags of the Order of Santo Stefano, which had been removed in 1988 for the need of restoration

The church, celebrated on July 7, 1562, began to be built by Vasari April 17, 1565, where once stood the church of San Sebastian to More Factories. This church was built for Cosimo I de 'Medici as the Collegiate and Military Order of Knighthood of Saint Stephen, Pope and Christian martyr. The facade, begun by Vasari, was completed on the project and design of Giovanni de 'Medici. Originally it was only one nave, which were added in the seventeenth century the two aisles, completed in 1934. The church keeps inside memorabilia, flags and lights removed from the Turkish and pirate ships throughout the centuries XVI - XVIII. The large wooden ceiling presents works dedicated to businesses and to glory of the Order of Santo Stefano.
 

Church of Sant'Ermete in Orticaia

Pisa to visit

Church of Sant'Ermete in Orticaia

Via Sant'Ermete
Pisa

Founded in the twelfth century, was rebuilt several times, although it retains some elements as old as the brick on the left side.