The Leaning Tower of Pisa

By: Catie Strayer

History

The Leaning Tower of Pisa was built in 1173 and it is 60 meters tall. But the Leaning Tower of Pisa was supposed to be 185 feet tall. It was also supposed to be a bell tower. In 1990 the Leaning Tower of Pisa was tilting at about a 10 deegre angle.


Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy) Travel
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Did You know?

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is safe in storms, unless a series of bad earthquakes come. The leaning tower was built with white carved marble. The Leaning Tower of Pisa can only fit forty people in it at once without the danger of the Leaning Tower falling over. The leaning tower leans at a 5.36 degree angle. The Leaning Tower of Pisa started leaning a little while after construction started.