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The Miraculous Leaning Tower: Piazza del Duomo, Pisa. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 1987
The Miraculous Leaning Tower: Piazza del Duomo, Pisa

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Standing in a large green expanse, Piazza del Duomo houses a group of monuments known the world over. These four masterpieces of medieval architecture - the cathedral, the baptistry, the campanile (the 'Leaning Tower') and the cemetery - had a great influence on monumental art in Italy from the 11th to the 14th century.

Place/country: Italy,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1987

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