It is so white that from far it looks like a cotton candy. 
You would never say that all that stones amount to a weight of over 14000 tons!

As you walk closer details come to life and you start noticing that is it not pure white.
So what is the Tower of Pisa made of?

It is marble, yes... but there is more than that...

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous landmarks in the World.
Its name says it all: it is a Tower, it is leaning.
What most people fail to realize is that "Pisa" is not a name of a person (like in "David of Michelangelo") but the name of a City.

So the question here can be rephrased to "in which Country is Pisa"?  

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While the Tower was built as a freestanding tower bell for the nearby Cathedral, today its purpose is very different.
In fact, nowadays the bells are seldom used.

Today the Leaning Tower of Pisa is used to make money!

How much money? ...keep reading...

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