Church of San Sisto

The Church of San Sisto is one of the oldest churches in Pisa, Italy and was built in the Middle Ages around the late 1000s in a Romanesque style. Despite several renovations throughout the centuries, the church you see today still looks very much like it did when it was first built. The facade is divided into three parts, each separated by pilaster strips. Arches and windows with metal bars can be seen on the upper part of the facade throughout the entire exterior of the church. Visitors will also see replica ceramic basins from the 10th to 11th centuries; the originals can be found in the St. Matthews Museum. 

The interior of the Church of San Sisto is divided into three aisles by two rows of granite and marble pillars. The pillars are crowned by capitals from ancient buildings which were reused in the construction of this church. As Pisa was once a big naval power, you will also see a rudder and a mast from the 14th to 15th centuries in the church. 

Practical Info

The Church of San Sisto is located at Piazza Francesco Buonamici. Take bus line 4 to the Pacinotti 2 bus stop and walk down Via Curtatone e Montanara for about 5 minutes.
 
Location
Adresse: Piazza Francesco Buonamici, 1, Pisa, Italy, Italien
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