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“Classic must do” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Campo dei Miracoli, 56100 Pisa, Italy
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$82*
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Private Tour: Pisa and the Leaning Tower
Ranked #3 of 47 Attractions in Pisa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural buildings, Observation decks & towers, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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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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“Classic must do”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It doesn't matter how many times you see this iconic building on tv or in pictures, seeing it 'in the flesh' is amazing. A must do.

Visited July 2014
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“Loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Took a taxi from the hotel to the tower and it was great. We didn't bother to go in as there was a bit of a line. There weren't a huge amount of people around either. Took loads of photos of the tower and duomo.

Then the rain came and it poured down for about 5 minutes. Everyone scrambled to find some shelter. Got quite wet but was nice and refreshing. Well worth going there, great photo opportunities, nice and clean and no peddlars around.

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“A Sight to Behold”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've seen many pictures of the Tower but seeing it in person just takes your breath away. You really start to wonder how it can still stand. Everyone tries to take pictures of themselves or loved ones trying to 'hold' it up. Some are quite hilarious. do not miss if you are even close to Pisa. You won't regret it.

Visited July 2014
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“Worth seeing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Visited the Tower last week. No need to book in advance. We bought our tickets directly from the on site ticket office, next available time slot was an hour later which gave us time to visit the Cathedral and the Ballistero. We had a wait time of 10 mins only. Cost 18 euro, 300 steps, you are allowed about 35 mins to get up to the top ,have a look around and get back down. The view at the top is hampered by the safety meshing so don't count on getting great photos. Worth the money, probably not but the experience was good.

Visited July 2014
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“Photo Op - Check”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Aside of the typical tourist photo with Leaning Tower I had no desire to visit this attraction. It was at my husband's request that we made the stop (on our way to Tuscany). All you really need is 1-2 hours for the entire area. It's well maintained, not as crowded as most 'sites to see'. I'm glad we went but I do not feel the need to return again.

Visited August 2013
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