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Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa

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Leaning Tower of Pisa is known worldwide for its unintended tilt to one side. For a rewarding view, climb to the top. Designed to stand upright but built with a faulty foundation on unstable soil, this freestanding bell tower began to lean long before construction was finished. The tilt gradually increased until the structure was stabilized. The leaning was partially corrected by massive restoration efforts in the 20th century. Tilting precariously for centuries, the top of the tower has been displaced about 4 m (13 ft) from where it would be if the structure were perfectly vertical. Climbing the tower requires a reservation-based ticket, best purchased well in advance to avoid a wait. You can buy a same-day ticket that allows you to enter at a specific time, usually one to two hours after the purchase time. PutLeaning Tower of Pisa into our Pisa itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Adjacent to the tower can be found the other main historic attractions and plenty of eateries. The main ticket offering access to these attractions is reasonably priced. Everything is close by and... 
    Adjacent to the tower can be found the other main historic attractions and plenty of eateries. The main ticket offering access to these attractions is reasonably priced. Everything is close by and...  more »
  • A must see attraction in Pisa. Great spot to take photos. You are able to climb to the top of the tower (for a fee). Lovely views of the area around the Duomo. 
    A must see attraction in Pisa. Great spot to take photos. You are able to climb to the top of the tower (for a fee). Lovely views of the area around the Duomo.  more »
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  • Actually was more impressive than I expected.. the area was beautifully presented and the cafes and bars were well priced considering they had you exclusively. I know we've all seen photos, you can't get the true feeling of just how far out of perpendicular the building is.
  • An Impressive and recommended visit! A definitely do when in Pisa or Tuscany! You’ll be amazed how much the tower is leaning, its really cool!!! Going up is nice , costs approx 20€. They say that for hundreds of years, the tower was indeed falling and It will lean one more inch about every 20 years so visit before it falls 😀-📍🇮🇹

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