The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of Italy's most iconic landmarks, and also one of the strangest sights in the world due to its unique tilt. Millions of tourists flock to see the torre each year, and their number-one goal is to use the power of forced perspective to take some seriously funny photos.


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Serving as the belfry of the adjacent Pisa Cathedral, the Leaning Tower was doomed almost from the very beginning. Its foundations were laid on unstable soil, and even in the year 1178, builders could see that something was very wrong with it. However, construction continued, and the monument was finally completed in 1372. The tower was closed between 1990 and 2001, during which time soil was removed from underneath it, returning it to a safer degree of leaning.

Check out some of the most hilarious and creative Pisa moments people have captured below, and if you've been to the bel paese yourself, add yours to our list!

#1 A Cooler Pisa Idea

A Cooler Pisa Idea

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D.D.H. 1 month ago

There are tiny people in the ice cream!

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#2 Oh, Good. Another "Holding Up The Leaning Tower Of Pisa" Pic

Oh, Good. Another "Holding Up The Leaning Tower Of Pisa" Pic

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John L 1 month ago

She's not a Rescue Dog for nothing, is she? ;D

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#4 Not Your Average Tourist

Not Your Average Tourist

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Apple 1 month ago

nice to see that not everyone is just holding up the tower

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#6 I Usually Don't Like These Leaning Tower Of Pisa Pics But I'll Make An Exception For This One

I Usually Don't Like These Leaning Tower Of Pisa Pics But I'll Make An Exception For This One

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Hayley Lightcap 1 month ago

I think he's taking the expression, If you don't shut up I'm going to shove the leaning tower of Pisa up your ass! too literally.

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#8 "take That!"

"take That!"

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Michel M. Prins 1 month ago

The big shadow on the left side makes it even look more like he's the same size of the tower

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#10 Not A Model

Not A Model

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Nerma Vrabac 1 month ago

Too real! Wow

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