The Leaning Tower of Pisa is well known to everyone. Galileo Galilei is said to have discovered the law of gravity during experiments on this tower. Is this really true? What is certain is that in the past Pisa was one of the four important Italian maritime republics. After losing its independence, Pisa developed into what is today an important post-graduate study centre, boasting three prestigious unniversitites. The oldest of which was founded as far back as 1343. Let yourself be surprised by the stories of this city.