Tag Archives: IT – Piazza del Duomo Pisa
Piazza del Duomo in Pisa is recognized as one of the finest architectural complexes in the world and an important center of European medieval art.
New discovery finally confirms the Leaning Tower of Pisa’s architect after 800 years; Cailey Rizzo; Travel+Leisure
Archaeologists from a university in Pisa believe they have officially uncovered the identity of the city’s famous Leaning Tower. A man by the name of Bonanno Pisano remained a mystery for so long because he was embarrassed of his creation’s tilt.
The bizarre lean of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Italian city embarrassed its architect and was not finished until more than 100 years after his death.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is less leant. In the past 17 years, it has risen another four centimetres, the newspaper “Corriere della Sera” reported. But it is not supposed to become quite straight.
Leaning Tower of Pisa has withstood earthquakes for centuries – here’s how; Cleve R Wootson Jr; Stuff
Researchers reveal that the steadfast structure’s stability lies in its soil.
Read more from source: This is why the Leaning Tower of Pisa is still standing
So that’s why all the photographs are of the outside! Revealing the boring interiors of the Leaning Tower of Pisa after 300-stair hike to the top; Sadie Whitelock; Daily Mail
The Leaning Tower of Pisa took 199 years to build. And it appears by the time builders reached the rafters they had run out of steam.