Pisa Tour last part; 300 Steps to the Top of Leaning Tower

Central Europe last part; 5-days solo wandering in Italy
October 28 to November 02, 2013


Admission fee to the Leaning Tower of Pisa costs 18 Euro on scheduled entrance (one-time entry only). Distance of the Piazza from Pisa Train Station is just around 1 kilometer away.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre pendente di Pisa) is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt to one side. It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa's Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo) after the Cathedral and the Baptistry. The tower's tilt began during construction, caused by an inadequate foundation on ground too soft on one side to properly support the structure's weight. The tower leaned at an angle of 5.5 degrees, but the tower now leans at about 3.99 degrees. This means that the top of the tower is displaced horizontally 3.9 metres (12 ft 10 in) from where it would be if the structure were perfectly vertical.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leaning_Tower_of_Pisa

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower

Pisa tour last part; 300 steps to the top of Leaning Tower


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much of thanks for visiting the viewing deck ^_^

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