Tower of Pisa

The Tower of Pisa is the free-standing bell tower at the Cathedral of Pisa (Duomo di Pisa). The tower is one of the parts of Piazza dei Miracoli. Bouwmeesters were Guglielmo and Bonanno Pisano. The 55.55-meter high tower is about 4 meters from the lead. Shortly after the start of construction in 1173, the tower began to slant. Because one continued to build perpendicularly, the tower is not only skewed, but also curved. Before the restoration of 1990 the tower was 5.5 degrees out of the lead. Since the completion of that restoration in 2001, the slope is about 3.99 degrees. The overhang has been reduced from 4.5 meters to 3.9 meters.
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Tower of Pisa
Tower of Pisa

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