September 28 Pisa & Lucca September 29th 2010 We can tell you for sure, that the tower in Pisa really does lean……Wow!
Today we drove to Pisa and viewed the Leaning Tower. How much fun to see! We had a bite of lunch in Pisa and then toured the Duomo (cathedral) there. In 1173 the work began on the “bell tower” to go along with the Duomo…what we now know as the “Leaning Tower”. Over the years the tower has tilted an additional ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Pisa Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more