HISTORY OF ROMANESQUE ARCHITECTURE
: Duomo Pisa, Italy, Pisa; 1063-1118, Bell Tower 1173-1350;
- The Duomo Pisa (Cathedral Pisa) is the largest Romanesque church i Tuscany.
This buildings have great unity in spite of using various architectual elements such as mozaic of Byzantine, pointed Islamic arch, small arcade of Lombardy and colonnade of Old Roma.
- Duomo Pisa and Bell Tower
- The wall is covered with white and pink marble.
The dome at the Crossing is additional at later period.
- The Bell Tower was designed by Bonanno. The tower is inclining since the construction and still going on.
- Inside of Duomo Pisa
- The Duomo is a five-naved basilica with three-naved transept.
- There are 68 Corinthian columns inside and wooden ceiling.
Look at the slender mullions made by stone.
Photo: Shoji Hiramatsu
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