Residenza Centro Storico
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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... tower is BEAUTIFUL! A lot of money has been spent since the start of the tower’s construction to stop the tower from sinking further, tilting further, and ensuring the building would not explode due to strain. I know…EXPLODE!!! I watched a documentary on the timeline of the tower.
We spent a lot of time getting the perfect pictures showing us pushing the Tower of Pisa up…this takes some work! But we managed to have some fun in the process ...
... It is a walled city - very much preserved. It has a moat around it but isn't as up high as San Gimigiano, Todi etc. We saw another two beautiful Churches (San Michele and the other one).
When we found the Tourist information we had a better idea of what we were seeing. There are many cobbled streets, musicians playing, plenty of tourists - but not crazy like Verona. The shops are lovely and in particular some ...
... in the civic museums, e.g. the Museum of Mural Painting and the Duomo Museum, masterpieces by Agnolo Gaddi, Paolo Uccello, Filippo and Filippino Lippi, Donatello, Michelozzo and other famous 14th-Century and Renaissance artists make their homes. One of the greatest masterpieces of the Renaissance, the cycle of wall paintings by Filippo Lippi in the main chapel ...
... host'. Arrived to find with no little dismay, that the apartment block was covered in scaffolding for maintenance to the frontage. Apart from looking ugly, we found that when we got the 3 rd floor apartment, there were scaffolding walkways outside of bedroom and front room windows! We would be able to shake hands with the builders as they went about their work! Roberto didn't seem too concerned by our pointing this out, ...
... we have to find the AC by Marriott Hotel, walk a little then head back to the station for a cab. We have not made a reservation due to all the uncertainty, and hoping they will allow us to use our points. The desk clerk calls Marriott for us and everything works out fine, points wise. Like Florence, the rooms are tiny with a big bed, no free internet and very expensive food. Get those business travelers with expense accounts when you can.