The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

What started out as a structural blunder turned out to be the pride and joy of Pisa (partly reposted). It’s always nice to reminisce about bygone experiences, and especially when the Norwegian winter is lurking around every corner and seems everlasting. Last year the family lived in Pisa, Italy, and we had the magnificent bell tower of marble five minutes away from our home. (There were taken a few pictures … Continue reading

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa on the Piazza del Duomo

What started out as a structural blunder turned out to be the pride and joy of Pisa. Slower | Start | FasterTo see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›» The magnificent marble bell tower of Pisa started to tilt shortly after the start of its construction 1173. Because of poor foundation into unstable soil, the tower began to sink and lean over. The building … Continue reading

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