Torre di 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. Put Torre di Pisa on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Pisa tourist route planner.
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Finally i saw it and i had fun hahahhaa to take those photos of people who are super excited to do this more »
Una peculiaridad arquitectonica ,que no hay que perderse si vas a PIsa, hacer el turista típico y hacerse la foto con las manos levantadas intentando que la torre no caiga!!! pero es excesibamente car... more »A peculiarity architectural, that should not be missed if you're going to PIsa, do the typical tourist and take photo with raised hands trying to that tower does not fall! but it is expensive excesibamente climb to see it, so to see it out there is enough! ;)View original
Andare a Pisa e non andare a visitare la Torre è come andare a Roma e non visitare il Colosseo!Entrando da "Porta Nuova" (arco antico da cui si entra nella Piazza) da Piazza Manin, sembra di entrare i... more »Go to Pisa and not go to visit the tower is like going to Rome and not visit the Colosseum! Entering from "Porta Nuova" (ancient arch from which you enter the Square) from Piazza Manin, seem to enter another era, these great monuments (baptistery, Cathedral, the tower and the cemetery) together transport you to a second in a magical atmosphere. Beautiful to visit at night when it is illuminated. I highly recommend to all tourists coming by bus or on foot, leaving your car in the parking lot of the hotel, as there are many pickpockets (girls room young) and thieves who smash their car to steal anything inside. Don't leave anything in the car! You could ruin your day, hold on to your handbags! With a little care you could enjoy a nice day in the Magic Square of the leaning tower of Pisa!View original
Visited the Tower and was pleasantly surprised. The architecture around the grounds is amazing and authentic. Definitely worth a visit and would recommend taking the walk up if you're happy to pay for the pass(around €18) as you truly appreciate the "lean" when walking up and at the top. The cathedral in the same grounds is a free tour and worth checking out too.
The experience was quite interesting! It is a very interesting piece of tower because a tower that it is about to lean makes it elusive! Even thought when I went and it was raining, I still don't mind, most of all, I went there to see it. I automatically ignore the rain! Recommend this for people who likes interesting towers!
It's so cool to see it. Climbing up feels very weird. Definitely get a ticket to go upstairs. Besides the view is good on top.
You've got to go just to say that you went. I was in Florence and it took me less than half a day to make it to Pisa (1 hr train each way for $10 each way) and walk to the Tower (approx 15-20 min walk at a good pace) from the train station. If you happen to be in Florence, checking out the Leaning Tower is a doable excursion. Add it to your list. I wish I could have spent more time in the city of Pisa, which is quite charming.
We visited the Leaning Tower of Pisa with a bus tour from Florence. It was about an hour drive but who would complain with the amazing scenery of the Tuscany region. You can access the tower and get to the top for great pictures but we didn't do it. The actual location is great but i would say after an hour maximum we were ready to go. Still recommend it though if you're in the vicinity.
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