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Leaning Tower of Pisa

Landmark Replicas That Are as Good as the Real Deal

CheapTickets | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then some landmarks should be downright charmed. If you don't have the time or money to see the real thing, then opt for one of these faux versions of tourists attractions that are often imitated and nearly duplicated.

Our Children Took Us to Italy...

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

We allowed 17 days. As a friend remarked before we departed for this Euro-adventure in a rental car, our plan could have inspired the script for a Chevy Chase movie.

You've Seen The Leaning Tower Of Pisa, But Have You Seen This?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.09.2014 | Travel

It's a funny little building with a funny little lean, and no -- it's not the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It's the Crooked House of Windsor, by God! Th...

And You Thought The Leaning Part Was Bad...

Posted 02.21.2014 | Travel

You often see pictures of tourists looking plain stupid "holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa," but you don't often see the steps inside. Note: The...

The Leaning Tower Of Pisa Is Finally Straightening Out

Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts

The Torre di Pisa -- or the Leaning Tower of Pisa, as most English-speakers know it -- is continuing its slow but steady return to “straightness.”...

Cheesy Tourist Photos You Just Have To Take

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.01.2013 | Travel

Whether you're camera shy or a shutter bug, photographs are likely a big part of your travel routine. You can't forget to pack your camera (or, these ...

WATCH: Surprise High-Five In Pisa!

Posted 05.14.2012 | Teen

We've all struck a silly pose in front of a notable landmark just to grab that cliche perfect picture. Well, one group of pranksters decided to ha...

Straightened Up, Not Out (VIDEO)

Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Restoring the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a monument renowned for its imperfection, was a complicated business for the Italian government, which had to be ...

Pisa Bans Trashy Souvenirs

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel

Wherever will we get boxer shorts with strategically-placed leaning towers anymore? Thanks to the city of Pisa taking itself too seriously, vendors se...

ARCHITECTURE: The Not-So Leaning Tower Of Pisa Restored

Telegraph | Nick Squires, Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Restorers used chisels and hi-tech laser technology to scrub grime from the more than 24,000 blocks of stone that make up the 183ft tall tower. The...

PHOTOS: Tourists Acting Stupid, A Montage

Posted 08.27.2012 | Travel

Ok, we've had enough. We've seen far too many photos of tourists doing stupid things to not say something about it. Calf-high socks. Fanny packs. ...

Capital Gate Named World's Furthest Leaning Tower (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When it comes to leaning, Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa can no longer claim to going the furthest. That honor goes to the Capital Gate building in A...