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It is called the Leaning Tower or the Tower of Pisa but actually it was never used for defending the city; it is part of the religious complex in the Duomo Square and acts as its bell tower. It played an active role in both human and divine...more
My wife and I were happy to revisit the most famous tower in the world after some 40 years. Yes, it's still leaning and holding up for future generations to visit. It's ironic that a building construction structural defect has been turned into one of...More
Our tour group got here around 3pm. It seemed crowded to us but our guide said she had seen much worse. You have to buy a ticket to go inside of the museums, cemetery, church and tower. You even have to buy a ticket to...More
A half day trip is more than enough. Come early like 8am and there will be so few people, it's possible to take all the pictures with the funny poses..and also nice photos of the baptistry and church without photo-bombers. The first tower climb is...More
Yes, it's a bit hokey, but you gotta do it, right? Take the obligatory photo with you holding up the Tower. It truly is an engineering feat. Did not go to the top - requires reservations to do so. Busy, busy, buy with tourists, so...More
What a beautiful piece of architecture, I couldn't believe just how much the tower leans! We had tickets for 9.00pm so we dropped our bags off at the cloakroom about 20 minutes before our allotted time. We took water with us as it was still...More
Great to see it and climb to the top, but book online and don't be late for your time slot. Not an easy climb, as the stone steps are well worn and a bit slippery, there isn't a handrail or rope to hold, and it...More
You should be fine, there is around 230 steps but they only let 30-40 people up at any one time so there’s no rush, I never saw anyone struggle and I saw all ages. Just take your time and enjoy the view, well worth the... More
You should be fine, there is around 230 steps but they only let 30-40 people up at any one time so there’s no rush, I never saw anyone struggle and I saw all ages. Just take your time and enjoy the view, well worth the effort.