More photos in the vicinity:
Cathedral of Pisa
Pisa - Piazza dei Miracoli
Pisa - Detail of the main facade of the cathedral


The Leaning Tower is the emblem of the town that would probably never have become that famous if the tower were straight. The tower started to incline (now it is 6m out of plumb at the top) during its construction which began in 1173.
Pisa - Leaning Tower and cathedral
Date: May 08, 2005
Longitude: 10 23.71'
Latitude: 43 43.37'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08