Piazza dei Miracoli ,Duomo Santa Maria Assunta , Pisa, Italy

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The Piazza del Duomo ("Cathedral Square") is a wide, walled area at the heart of the city of Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, recognized as one of the main centers for medieval art in the world. Partly paved and partly grassed, it is dominated by four great religious edifices: the Duomo (cathedral), the Campanile (the cathedral's free standing bell tower), the Baptistry and the Camposanto.

It is otherwise known as Piazza dei Miracoli ("Square of Miracles"). This name was created by the Italian writer and poet Gabriele d'Annunzio who, in his novel Forse che si forse che no (1910) described the square in this way:

L’Ardea roteò nel cielo di Cristo, sul prato dei Miracoli.

which means: "The Ardea rotated over the sky of Christ, over the meadow of Miracles."

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Comments (275)

cahit Arpacık on February 13, 2014

A very beautiful photo of that great town.

YS & LIKE

Greetings from Turkey, Cahit.

Lucien Kivit on February 18, 2014

Cahit, thank you for your nice comment, YS and like, greetings Lucien

Lucho_G on June 28, 2014

Magnifica foto Lucien!
Fav/Like, Saludos desde Argentina. Lucho

Lucien Kivit on July 2, 2014

Lucho , thank you for your nice comment, YS and like, greetings Lucien

elakramine on November 2

YSL: 50/128, for this beautiful shot !!

I have signed both petitions Pro Panoramio

Best wishes from Morocco, elakramine

Lucien Kivit on November 4

Elakramine , thank you for your nice comment, YS and like , greetings Lucien

www.pymovie.net on November 26

lugar tan bello lo amo

Pedro# on December 14

Hi Lucien, a fantastic view of the cathedral and tower. LIKE and FAVOURITE my best wishes Pedro#

Lucien Kivit on December 17

Pedro , thank you for your nice comment, YS and like , greetings Lucien

Sjeng on December 22

Prachtige foto Lucien, van deze kathedraal en de toren een groots kunstwerk like 129.Fine kerstdagen en een gelukkig 2015 gewenst.

Lucien Kivit on December 26

Sjeng , bedankt voor de mooie woorden en like , groeten Lucien

Jessie Kotini on January 21

Fantastic place! Wonderful shot! YSL. Best wishes, Jessie

Lucien Kivit on January 22

Jessie , thank you for your kind comment , YS and like , greetings Lucien

BertKg on February 14

Mooie foto van deze beroemde plaats, Lucien !

like

Hartelijke groet, Bert

Lucien Kivit 14 days ago

Bert , bedankt voor jouw fijne commentaar en like , groeten Lucien

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Lucien Kivit
Rijkevorsel, België
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Photo taken in Piazza del Duomo, Piazza del Duomo, 56010 Pisa PI, Italy
Leaning Tower of Pisa

Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 31, 2012
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by Lucien Kivit
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A590 IS
    • Taken on 2012/07/22 13:20:03
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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