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Leaning Tower of Pisa

Address: Campo dei Miracoli, 56100 Pisa, Italy
Phone Number: 50 835011/12
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Private Tour: Pisa and the Leaning Tower
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Ranked #2 of 113 things to do in Pisa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Architectural buildings, Observation decks & towers, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Tower of Pisa (180 feet in height) was begun in 1173 and, due to...
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Architectural buildings, Observation decks & towers, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Tower of Pisa (180 feet in height) was begun in 1173 and, due to its faulty foundation on unstable soil, leans precariously more than 14 feet out of line, preventing visitors from climbing its 300-plus steps to the top.
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

My first impression of this attraction was 'wow!' you cannot actually believe how 'leany' it is! It leans at a gradient which suggests it is about to collapse any minute! (That may not have been far from the truth when I visited as the top half was closed for remedial works). There are a number of cafes and restaurants around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Well everyone in the world probably knows about the tower which is slanted. The leaning tower of pisa! Visited this location during the early October, and as expected it was real crowded. To go up you must pay a certain fee at the BUILDING OPPOSITE. Beware of fake ticket sellers prowling on the streets! But of course they limit the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I went on a rainy evening in the summertime, and the number of people there was astonishing. The windows were made of iron and the rain was making the stairs damp, and the people going up and down the small hallway made it quite difficult. Seeing the dip in each stair where millions of people have walked and down over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I always thought it was a long and lean structure. I was amazed how huge the round structure actually is! Surprised me that it was also in an enclosed in the area, kind of like a Citadel kind of walled structure. Amazing, must visit. Certain times of the day, the sun falls only on one side and hence for best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

One can't visit Pisa and not see it - however it wasn't the most interesting part of my visit. I didn't climb it so can't comment of the view from the top. It leans less than I thought it would. The whole area has some lovely examples of medieval architecture and later richly built edifices and a lot of it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

It,s a long hike to the top but there are sections that you come out to see the view. The view from the top is amazing and its relaxing siting there. Down side there's no toilets so would advice to go before climbing up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Everyone has seen a hundred photos of the tower, but nothing really prepares you for it. I sounds stupid to say but it really is leaning! It seems to defy gravity in a way. We went in Feb and it was pretty busy, but I dred to think what it would be like in summer, especially with the heat. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

The tickets were easily obtained, if a little pricey, but then it is the star attraction of Pisa. We entered the tower and were met with a spiral staircase that took us all the way to the top. The staircase itself was pretty interesting as it swings from left to right and back as you progress up the tower, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

kind of boring to see such a single building. Don't know why so many trourists are crazy about it. What interests me is not the leaning tower itself, it's the people who pose for photos with the tower. Their gestures look funny to me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Loved seeing this! Yes there are tourist traps in town, it's Pisa, there is NOTHING else there! But don't hold that agains the tower. Go see it and pay the 15 Euro or so to go up it. It is like being in a fun house for adults. It is truly amazing how this thing leans! They knew it was... More 

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