Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa

One of Europe's great icons, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is the bell tower of Pisa Cathedral. Although most famous for its astonishing lean, the tower is also notable for its magnificent Romanesque architecture.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248671
Names
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Torre Pendente di Pisa
Torre di Pisa
Categories
Materials

Timeline

1173

Construction of the Leaning Tower of Pisa

1990

Leaning Tower of Pisa closed to public

1990

Leaning Tower of Pisa closed to public

15 Dec 2001

Leaning Tower of Pisa Reopens

Bibliography

  1. Official Website of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://torre.duomo.pisa.it>