Leaning Tower of Pisa

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About Leaning Tower of Pisa

The construction of the Leaning Tower of Pisa began in August 1173. It was interrupted several times by wars, debt and while engineers worked on solutions to correct the lean. We now know that without these interruptions that allowed the soil to compress under the tower, it would have certainly toppled over. Pisa Tower was eventually completed in the mid-1300s. The Tower of Pisa is the churches belltower. The city of Pisa was at the beginning a simple but important Italian seaport. With its growth, so did its religious buildings. Its fame and power grew gradually over the years, as the people of Pisa were involved in various military conflicts and trade agreements. The Pisans attacked the city of Palermo on the island of Sicily in 1063. The attack was successful and the conquerors returned to Pisa with a great deal of treasure. To show the world just how important the city was, the people of Pisa decided to build a great cathedral complex, the Field of Miracles. The plan included a cathedral, a baptistery, a bell tower (the Tower of Pisa) and a cemetery.

What People Are Saying

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"Como tinhamos pouco tempo, optamos pelo "Um dia na Toscana". Foi uma grata surpresa! Passamos um dia muito agradável, com passeios excelentes... O guia Lorenzo extremamente simpático, gentil, e principalmente competente. Sugerimos calçados confortáveis, pois é bem cansativo, por ser apenas um dia. Com certeza vamos indicar; valeu muito a pena!"
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"a very pleasant day trip, cant fault the experience well organized family friendly tour even on a wet april day, san gimignano walk is like stepping back in time.. top food tip if visiting san gimignano try riccapizza - omg!! best pizza ever had margherita and gelato from galetria dondoli. the lunch and wine tour was also nice kids loved pasta and antipasti served. this is an absolute bargain day trip tour!! ok now here are my tips when travelling with kids (age 10 - 12) btw kids go free for this age even lunch!!.. lunch and wine tour is 2pm ish..most toilets are 80cents/person to spend a penny so condition your bladders!... there are some steep climbs.. plan the specific places where you want to visit so you dont waste time walking aimlessly as not all part of this tour are guided... everywhere is standard 1 euro price for a shot of espresso."
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"Great service and knowledgeable staff.. made our outing a breeze.. everyone enjoyed the tour guide... bravo to a all .. will definitely will use these services again."

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