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pizzageneral

A general view of the Cathedral and the “leaning”tower. The official name of the tower is “The Hanging Tower”. The building of the Cathedral was started in 1063.

tower

The Hanging Tower. Bulding started in
1174. It’s over 15 metres in diameter
and it’s over 56 metres high.

baptistry

The Baptistry. Building started in 1153.
It’s over 35 metres in diameter and 55
metres high.

bapcathtower

In the foreground is the Baptistry, then the Cathedral, then the Tower.

Inside the cathedral are some fantastic paintings and sculptures, below are just a small sample. The lighting in the cathedral is very dim so some of the photo’s are not to clear.

cathroof
threefigures

A section of the roof.

Three figured sculpture

roundpulpit
bigalter

Circular pulpit by Giovanni Pisano

The arch over the alter

candlealter

altarch

One of the alters

Another of the alters

wallpics

bigalt2

Wall paintings near the alter

Another alter

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