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Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous structures in the world – not because of its gently rising series of arches, but because of its legendary tilt.

Constructed as the bell tower to accompany the cathedral, the tower began to shift on its foundations in 1178, before the architect, Bonanno Pisano, had completed the first three tiers.

Fortunately, the lean has now been halted, due to tricks with cables and counter-subsidence. The tower now leans on an angle of 4.1 meters (13 feet), rather than the previous 5 meters (16 feet).

It’s well worth paying the extra to climb the spiral stairs leading to the top of the Leaning Tower for views across Pisa. Make sure you book ahead as reservations are compulsory and numbers are limited.

Practical Info

The Leaning Tower of Pisa flanks the Duomo on Piazza dei Miracoli, around 1.5 km (1 mile) north of the train station, over the River Arno.

Take a walk through the medieval town center to get here, or jump on a bus at the station.

Tours & Tickets

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Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3600 Reviews

Famous for a wealth of art, history, striking landscapes and outstanding produce, Tuscany really does have the best of all worlds! With only a day to spare, ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $124.18

Skip the Line: Leaning Tower of Pisa Ticket

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 46 Reviews

Skip the lines outside the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa with this fast-track entrance ticket. After exchanging your voucher, head up the ...  Read more

Location: Pisa, Italy
Duration: 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $40.88

Pisa Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Leaning Tower of Pisa Ticket

3 star rating: Worth doing 30 Reviews

Explore Pisa on a comprehensive 1.5-hour tour with skip-the-line access to the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa. After a walking tour of Cathedral Square ...  Read more

Location: Pisa, Italy
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $50.42

Pisa City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 63 Reviews

Discover Pisa using two different tour routes! See all the main sights aboard an open-top double-decker bus and with 16 stops to choose from you can hop-on and ...  Read more

Location: Pisa, Italy
Duration: Valid for 24 hours

From USD $20.44

Pisa Walking Tour: Cathedral Square and Piazza dei Cavalieri

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 6 Reviews

See the highlights of Pisa on a 1-hour walking tour, led by an expert local guide. Learn about monuments like Duomo di Pisa and Campo Santo and, of course, the ...  Read more

Location: Pisa, Italy
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $20.44

Pisa Half-Day Trip from Florence Including Skip-the-Line Leaning Tower of Pisa Ticket

4 star rating: Recommended 127 Reviews

See the highlights of Pisa on a day trip from Florence, and use a skip-the-line ticket to climb the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa. After traveling ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $88.57

Pisa and the Leaning Tower Half-Day Trip from Florence

4 star rating: Recommended 660 Reviews

Discover the delights of Pisa on an afternoon tour from Florence, led by a friendly local guide. After traveling through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $62.08

Pisa and Lucca Day Trip from Florence

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

Discover the elegant cities of Pisa and Lucca, on a Tuscany day trip from Florence! With an expert tour leader, explore the Pisa square of Piazza dei Miracoli ...  Read more

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $81.76

5-Day Italy Trip: Florence, Pisa and Venice

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 23 Reviews

Get to know Florence and Venice on a 4-night tour from Rome! With guided tours of each city plus plenty of free time to relax, the package is perfect for ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

From USD $735.84

Private Tour: Lucca and Pisa

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

Revel in the personalized attention of your own guide on this full day luxury private tour of Pisa and Lucca.

Location: Florence, Italy
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $127.75

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