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Festival of St. Ranieri

16 Jun 2019
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About Festival of St. Ranieri

This heart-warming convention goes back to 1688. Amid one night, on June sixteenth, the city is lit up by occasion lights to respect Saint Ranieri, the benefactor of Pisa. More than 70,00 light lamps called "lumini" are put everywhere throughout the city and furthermore coasted on the stream Arno. The Leaning Tower and other chronicled structures look astonishing in the delicate light. The city really gleams and is as delightful as anyone might imagine. San Ranieri is the benefactor holy person of Pisa and a defender of voyagers. The legend says that he was conceived in a rich family in 1118. He got a religious training and learned music. When he had an astounding vision: a hawk conveying light instructed him to manual for the light those individuals who lived in murkiness.

Struck by the vision he made journey to Jerusalem, where he lived for a long time helping the needy individuals. When he came back to Pisa from Holy Land he turned into a minister and kept on helping individuals in require. When he kicked the bucket he was burried in Duomo basilica. Ranieri was sanctified by Pope Alexander III in 1160s, and turned into a religion figure for Pisa. In 1632 he turned into the supporter holy person of the city, and his devour turned out to be generally celebrated. Present day festivities incorporate marvelous firecrackers by the day's end that are superbly obvious from the banks of the Arno.

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