The Project of “The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Japan and in the United Arab Emirates” supported by Tuscany Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, Municipality of Pisa and Municipality of Volterra, after the success of Tokyo, has arrived in Dubai and inaugurated on the 20th of March 2017.
The exhibition of the Alabaster Tower which is reproduced from the original drawings of the famous Tower of Pisa, is realized by the alabaster masters of Arte in Bottega di Volterra’s Association. The Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Volterra, the Province of Pisa, Cassa di Risparmio di Volterra and the Municipality of Volterra, as well as the Opera della Primaziale Pisana; the artwork owner, has taken part in the realization of the Tower. The copy of the famous bell tower of the Cathedral of Pisa, will be shown at the luxurious Meydan Hotel in Dubai, with a panoramic view on the prestigious Meydan Racecourse until the 27th of April, 2017.
The Tower of Pisa in Dubai project ended with the closing event of Discover Tuscany on the 24th of April, 2017. During the evening, held at the prestigious Meydan Hotel, a representative of Tuscany Tourism Board presented the territory of Tuscany, its beauty and tourist attractions to more than 100 Tour Operators and media from UAE. The event was on the occasion of the Arabian Travel Market International Fair that has seen, for the first time, the participation of 10 among the main tour operators and high quality hotels belonging to Tuscany Region.