Leaning Tower of Pisa, Tuscany, Italy


Leaning Tower of Pisa At Night Photo
Leaning Tower of Pisa At Night Photo. Image Via: bruisedpassports.com

For history lovers, the presence of the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy has no longer been foreign to you. Leaning Tower that stood at the east of the Piazza de Miracoli, has become an icon of Italian tourism coupled with the grandeur of the Colosseum in Rome City. Both have been internationally recognized as part of the seven wonders of the medieval world and also entered into the UNESCO list of world heritage sites.

Piazza de Miracoli is a plaza located in the city of Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. This square is the park resemble some land in the form of cement and some form of grass. In the piazza area, there are four pieces of famous buildings which are all dominated by white color. The fourth building is the Duomo, Baptisery, Camposanto, and certainly the most famous is the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Tower of Pisa indeed has become a landmark as the city of Pisa and make this square becomes one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy.

Leaning Tower of Pisa is the bell tower of Pisa Cathedral that stands apart. The Leaning Tower of Pisa started to build in 1173 and was completed in three stages over 177 years. Five years since its inception, namely when the new development reaches level 3, the tower began to vanish and then tilted to the south side due to a bad foundation and built on unstable soil layer. Once stopped long enough due to the war, finally in 1272 the construction of the tower is resumed.

Subsequently, Pisa tower construction is implementing a strategy that is already tilted tower is not increasing tilt. The trick is to make the walls and floors on the sloping side of the south made slightly higher and lower in the north. When completed in 1319 and added seven pieces of bells in 1372, known slope of the Tower of Pisa about 80 cm of straight vertical position. The slope of the Tower of Pisa is increasing from time to time. To get into the Leaning Tower of Pisa, we have to pay a ticket for € 15.

You are wrong in thinking Piazza de Miracoli is the square of the city of Pisa, this place was a plaza located around the cathedral. Therefore, Piazza dei Miracoli is often referred to by locals with the terms Piazza del Duomo, which is a common designation for the square of the cathedral or Cathedral Square. No wonder, for tourists who come from abroad or laymen can not distinguish between one Piazza del Duomo with the other Piazza del Duomo that located elsewhere in Italy. There are at least two other cathedral square are using the same term that is the Piazza del Duomo in Milan and Piazza del Duomo in Florence. So to avoid confusion the term Piazza del Duomo, include the name of the city.

Piazza de miracle can be reached in around 40 minutes by train from the nearest city, which is Florence. Then get off at the main station, Pisa Central station. The distance between the piazza from Pisa Central station is approximately 1.5 km. We can continue the journey by foot or using public buses at a cost of € 1.1. In addition to using the train, you can also use the public bus called LAM Rossa (red marked bus), which you can climb out of shelters throughout the city of Pisa. This bus does not use trip numbers, and therefore you should choose a bus that has a red sign on the front and the side of the bus. Costs should you spend is € 1.1 for a single trip.

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa. Image Via: meros.org

Leaning Tower of Pisa Image

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Leaning Tower of Pisa Pictures

Leaning Tower of Pisa Pictures

Leaning Tower of Pisa Photo

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Leaning Tower of Pisa Inside

Leaning Tower of Pisa Inside

Leaning Tower of Pisa At Night Photo

Leaning Tower of Pisa At Night Photo. Image Via: bruisedpassports.com

Leaning Tower of Pisa At Night

Leaning Tower of Pisa At Night

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