Everyone knows about the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the freestanding bell tower of the Pisa Cathedral. But here are some interesting facts about the tower you probably didn’t know:
Weight of tower is approximately 14,500 tonnes
Inside the tower there are seven bells. Each bell represents one note of the musical major scale.
Even a minor earthquake in the region could have devastating consequences.
It took 199 years to build the Leaning Tower of Pisa, beginning in August 1173.