The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a bell tower situated in Pisa, Italy. It is the bell tower of the local cathedral. Construction of the tower started in the 12th century, it was not completed until the 14th century. The tower is known for its lean, the tower leans due to a faulty foundation that was built into ground that was too soft causing the tower above to lean. The tower is around 56 metres in height, it was built to a Romanesque design created by Bonanno Pisano.
The tower is situated in the city centre. It is a 5-minute walk away from ‘Pisa S. Rossore’ train station. The E5 and 21 buses both stop close to the tower.
Opening Times and Admission
The tower is open to visitors six days a week, Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm. Admission to the tower is set at 18 euros.