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Leaning Tower Pisa

Leaning Tower PisaWhy the Leaning Tower of Pisa is special
Its tilt seems to defy gravity – you wonder why it doesn't topple.

Popular questions
Will the Leaning Tower of Pisa eventually collapse?
Some experts predict an any-year-now collapse. Others believe that the current restoration project will save this world wonder.

Can I climb it

From 1990 to 2004, the internal steps of Leaning Tower of Pisa were closed to the public, out of concern for both structure and visitors. You can now climb the 294-step spiral staircase to the belfry - as a millions of people have done.

Leaning Tower of Pisa tips and insights
What is the tilt history?
The Leaning Tower of Pisa has experienced ongoing drama:
Is there more to appreciate than just the tilt?
Even if the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy didn't lean, visitors would come to marvel at its design (look at the photograph and imagine the tower upright).

And, the tower is part of a magnificent Romanesque architectural complex that includes the famous Baptistry and Cathedral of Pisa.

Location in Italy
Leaning Tower Pisa Map
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