Dominating the town centre is the immense dome of Pavia's red-brick Duomo, which is Italy's third-largest cathedral. Leonardo da Vinci...
Basilica di San Michele
Pavia's most important church isn't the Duomo, but the beautiful Romanesque San Michele, where medieval Lombard kings came to receive...
Museo per la Storia dell'Università di Pavia
The stately campus of the Università degli Studi di Pavia houses the small Museo per la Storia dell’Università di Pavia , with exhibits...
Posers practise their art on the front terrace of this retro-glam bar overlooking the river.
La Torre degli Aquila
It is almost worth a trip to Pavia just to eat in Dimo and Maria's medieval tower. Although rooted in tradition, the sensational cooking...
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Crowning the town centre is the immense dome of Pavia’s red-brick cathedral , which is Italy’s third largest. Da Vinci and Bramante contributed to the design of the cathedral, which was begun in 1488 but not completed until the 19th century. In 1989, its bell tower collapsed, killing four people.