Leaning Tower of Pisa


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Leaning Tower of Pisa

belltower has stood for eight centuries despite tilt. [Ital. Arch.: Brewer Dictionary, 539]
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Following renovation, the Leaning Tower of Pisa (http://www.
When complete Capital Gate will lean an astonishing 18 degrees westward, 14 degrees more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
But first they must find the pieces and put them together, which leads them on a music- and art-filled journey from Michelangelo's Laurentian Library in Florence to Venice, and finally to the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Carrying on the theme, co-chairs Leslie Sharp and Nikki Feldbaum encouraged all to have their pictures taken in front of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
It's using Schneider and the Leaning Tower of Pisa as the campaign's signature image and holding a Man-Whore of the Year contest with Maxim magazine in Las Vegas on Aug.
A series of vividly colored drawings and woodcuts completed the show; in them, figures with large heads and extremely slender, threadlike bodies inhabit or "wear" famous sites such as the Colosseum or the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
A BRITISH tourist picnicking by the Leaning Tower of Pisa was nearly hit by a broken-hearted Italian falling from the top.
Archaeologists have raised a well-preserved Roman warship from a former riverbed close to Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Late in 1998, excavators digging the foundation for a new train station just 500 yards from the Leaning Tower of Pisa discovered a perfectly preserved, 2,000-year-old Roman ship.
Europe's ancient forests merit a conservation effort commensurate with that directed towards safeguarding natural treasures such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, according to a new report from the World Wide Find for Nature entitled Insight into Europe's Forest Protection.
Posters include the Piazza San Marco from Venice, the Pantheon from Rome, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Arena from Verona (Italy) and many other architectural masterpieces primarily in Europe.
Highlights of the tour include a visit to St Peter's Basilica and viewing the Leaning Tower of Pisa.