Leaning Tower of Pisa Pisa, Italy 1173-1350
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 Quick Facts on the Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Go Historic ID
- Leaning Tower of PisaTorre di PisaTorre Pendente di Pisa
- 43.722957° N, 10.396623° E
- main dates
- Piazza del Duomo
One Night in PisaPosted November 8, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe
Our short time in Pisa was really fun and I'm a little sorry I didn't schedule two nights there. Our hotel was just OK (good decor and friendly people, but sheets that felt scratchy and weirdly damp) but had a great location less than 10 minutes' walk from the "Field of Miracles" with its magnificent monuments. For an…
Day Trip to PisaPosted May 2, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
This morning we drove to Pisa from our base in Lucca. It was just a super-easy (toll) freeway drive and then a bit of slow traffic once we arrived in Pisa, for a total of about 20 minutes. The parking situation is far better than I would have dreamed - there is a large, free(!) parking lot just outside the north wall…
- Official Website of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Web. Official website.