Transcript of "Leaningtowerofpisa Italy Karensara"
The Leaning Tower of Pisa 4 Pisa : La Torre Pendente
Information : Monument made by : Nuria’s pupiks ( Spain ) Nuria( Spain )
History and Information Karen Lopez Sara Deza 3ºA IES EDUARD FONTSERÉ L’Hospitalet de LLobregat
WHERE IS IT <ul><li>It is situated behind </li></ul><ul><li>the cathedral and is the </li></ul><ul><li>third oldest structure in </li></ul><ul><li>Pisa’s Piazza del Duomo </li></ul><ul><li>(Cathedral Square) after </li></ul><ul><li>the cathedral and the </li></ul><ul><li>baptistry. </li></ul>
WHEN WAS IT BUILT The Tower of Pisa was a work of art, performed in three stages over a period of about 177 years. Construction of the first floor of the white marble campanile began on August 9, 1173, a period of military success and prosperity. This first floor is surrounded by pillars with classical capitals, leaning against blind arches.
WHY WAS IT BUILT Its construction was undertaken with the purpose to glorify Pisa, which was of good sailors who managed to conquer his time in many lands.
WHAT WAS HAPPENING ON THE COUNTRY-VILLAGE ON THOSE YEARS <ul><li>War with Florence. </li></ul>
WHAT DOES IT REPRESENT <ul><li>It is symbolic of the </li></ul><ul><li>country and the abundance </li></ul><ul><li>of things in it. </li></ul>