Leaning Tower of Pisa

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a tall round marble campanile in Pisa that is not perpendicular

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January7 1990: Leaning Tower of Pisa closed to public The Leaning Tower of Pisa has been closed to the public for the first time in 800 years amid speculation the structure is on the verge of toppling over.
This was accompanied by a picture of the leaning tower of Pisa.
From the majestic sights of Rome's Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, to the ornate beauty of the Trevi Fountain, and simply the memory of playing in the waves of Corsica's crystal clear sea with my children.
a) London Eye (b) Leaning Tower of Pisa (c) Eiffel Tower Call 0901 609 1976 and follow instructions or Text SM1976 followed by a space, then your answer (a, b or c), name, address & postcode to 84080.
Capital Gate has been built to lean 18 degrees westwards - more than four times that of the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa -- and, earned the Guinness recognition after rigorous evaluation by the awards committee since January 2010, when the exterior of the 160-metre, 35-storey tower was completed, the statement said.
Capital Gate, developed by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), has just been recognised by Guinness World Records for its astonishing 18-degree lean -- more than four times that of the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.
1990 The Leaning Tower of Pisa was closed because of its excessive leaning.
Some of the historic sites students will visit are the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Michelangelo's frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and the Pantheon.
A few minutes later, the original "polar express" was back on track, taking a broad turn around the Leaning Tower of Pisa, where centuries ago Santa bumped the famed tower off kilter when Donner swerved to miss a bird.
These include a vintage ad for ABBA dress-up dolls; a 1975 shot of Frida that's so hot, a critic once wrote, "It would make the Leaning Tower of Pisa stand at attention"; and the shirtless, soft-focus shot used on the cover of the book.
According to legend, Galileo dropped bronze balls of different weights from the Leaning Tower of Pisa, letting go of them at the same time.
Princess passengers can now enjoy this popular resort area in style with reserved loungers and changing rooms, plus visit the newly restored Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Most of Dublin's famous buildings were floodlit green last night, in common with landmarks around the world, including the Pyramids, the leaning tower of Pisa, Niagara Falls and the Christ statue overlooking Rio.
SIX years ago we wouldn't have been lighting the Pyramids, Sydney Opera House, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Empire State Building, we'd have been buying them.
RUMOURS the Redcar Beacon may rival the Leaning Tower of Pisa have been refuted.