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“As beautiful as you imagine!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Campo dei Miracoli, 56100 Pisa, Italy
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Private Tour: Pisa and the Leaning Tower
Ranked #3 of 48 Attractions in Pisa
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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“As beautiful as you imagine!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My husband had one landmark choice on our trip through the Mediterranean. He chose the Nou Camp (reviewed separately). I chose the Leaning Tower and was not disappointed. Yes it raised eyebrows when I made my choice known and yes it is touristy. But it must be done, you will have a fun time trying to hold it up and the pictures and memories are so worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Leaning Tower is a must see and do while in Pisa. It is a short walk from the train station so public transportation is very convenient if you are not staying in Pisa. Yes, it IS very touristy.....but it is still a major part of world history so book your tickets and climb the tower. The views from the top are nice, albeit anti-climactic.

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“worth seeing quickly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Learn some of the history beforehand so you appreciate it more. You only really need an hour to see everything from the outside and get your pictures. Fun sight to see and such an iconic building, it's worth seeing but no need to spend a lot of time or money on the experience.

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“Great place for a 2-hour visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Pisa really deserves a 2-hour visit. Piazza dei Miracoli where the Tower is situated is a nice place to visit and to make photos, but don't spend too much time there. It's great to make several photos of the Tower, but no need to go upstairs.
And be aware that there are too many tourists near the Tower, especially during summer time.

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“A World Landmark!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

You must visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa if simply to get a photograph of you standing next to it. Also, I recommend a guide to explain how it was built, why,and also the leaning of it and how it has been corrected, to some degree. I did not feel the need to go inside as there was a fee for that.

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