Italian Souvenir: The Tower of Pisa on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is probably the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Italy. The Tower is an interesting structure and one of the most remarkable historical highlights in the world. Set up in Pisa, Italy, this tower is amongst the most visited attractions in Europe. Whenever you visit Pisa, you have to get a nice souvenir of the gorgeous tower of Pisa and you can consider purchasing this neat fridge magnet with a great acrylic polish.
Information about the Leaning Tower of Pisa
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is sixty meters tall and it leans at an angle of 10 . It was not designed to lean, but during its construction, it encountered an issue and began tilting. With the passage of time, its tilt became more pronounced. It is also one of the prominent wonders of the world. The outer diameter of the tower's base is approximately 15.484 meters; it weighs over 14,500 tons and contains about two hundred and ninety seven steps from the bottom of the tower to its top.
Construction and Design of Tower of Pisa
The construction of the Leaning Tower of Pisa took a very long time, as it commenced in 1173 and ended in 1399. This exquisite wonder of the world is designed in the Romanesque architectural style. Famous architects Bonanno Pisano, Giovanni di Simone, Giovanni Pisano and Gherardo di Gherardo created the design for the Tower of Pisa. The entire construction process was divided into two phases; Bonanno Pisano and Gherardo di Gherardo were in charge of the first phase and the second phase was carried out under the supervision of Giovanni di Simone and Giovanni Pisano.