Pisa is one of the most popular cities in Italy for tourists. It is popular for a couple reasons, most importantly the famous “Leaning Tower of Pisa”. Besides the tower, there is a number of historic catholic churches in the city. Like most cities in Italy, it has class and style, making it a great location for some shopping while you are on vacation.
There is some great shopping around the Leaning Tower of Pisa. One popular item being sold in the area is a replica of the tower itself. These iconic statues have been sold in the area for over 40 years. They are laden with crystals that change color depending on the weather that is being experienced. They are made well, serve as a memento of your visit, and even double as a weathervane. Shop around with the multiple sellers in the area to ensure that you get the best price possible.
Big Crowds at the Marketplace
The central marketplace in town is packed with different vendors. They sell high-quality items of all types. This is why the area is almost always extremely busy, even during the daytime on weekdays.
Markets in Pisa range in size from ordinary ones to discreet collection of stalls located on small squares. It is the great place to find a real bargain or just wander around the loads of items on the stalls. Here you will find not only fresh Italian food, but also clothing (sometimes second-hand), accessories, antiques and lots of other goods.
Many Places to Get Souvenirs
If you like to buy an item to commemorate your visit to a new favorite location, you will like Pisa. The city has a number of different businesses selling souvenirs to tourists. One accredited store for such items can be found near the tower in the Plaza Dei Duomo. It is located just meters from the leaning tower. The shop is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day including the weekends.
Pisanova is one of the biggest shopping centers in Pisa and also the most popular one. Two floors of the building comprises a bunch of shops selling men and women clothing, sport clothing and equipment, accessories, cosmetics and so on. There are pharmacy and bookstore as well. For a lunch break you may visit a cafe or a restaurant.
Centro deiBorghi is located several kilometers from Pisa, but it is favored by both tourists and locals. This place offers a great range of items from clothing and shoes to electric appliances. If you like to do all of your shopping in one place, there is also a hypermarket. Among additional options you will find a pharmacy, newspaper stand and some restaurants.
Shopping Streets Pisa is famous not only for its department stores, but also for its shopping streets. At Corso Italia, you will find the cheapest brands while medieval street Borgo Stretto will provide you with the most elegant ones. The variety of brands available include such world-known names as Zara, Sephora, H&M and Yves Rocher. There are also plenty of places to eat or ge