The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The many wonders of the world

Intro

Imagine there was a massive wedding cake sitting on the table.And then knocked precariously askew by a clumsy giant guest.Well,that mostly describes the appearance of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.An extraordinary piece of art created by Bannano Pisano.This tower is very strange to some people of how it is tilted and still holds up.Here is some facts about this awesome monument.

Creation

The leaning tower of Pisa is an interesting monument.It was built in Pisa,Italy.It started constructing in the year of 1173 and ended in 1399.And it also tilts to its side.It would draw crowds even if it didn't have such horrible posture.(Reiditaly.com)

Difficulties

But even though this tower is amazing,there were a couple of difficulties along with building it.The soil at the chosen site was too unstable to support such a large structure.(construction about.com)The cause of the lean is the reaction of the clay composite fine sand and shells the tower was built on.(construction about.com)And at that time people thought the tower should be straightened.

History

And this monument was important to our history.this monument represents the last element in the compliment of the ceremonial complex of monuments(towerofpisa.org).It is also a bell tower for a cathedral.Its fame and power grew gradually over the years as the people of Pisa were involved in various military conflicts and trade agreements.(towerofpisa.org)

Conclusion

To sum it all up,this will be one of the wonders of the world.We thank Bonnano for making this wonderful monument as it has a great meaning in our history.He figured out a way to overcome all the problems without breaking down the tower and having to start over.

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