Good Reading : June 2010
20 goodreading ı JUNE 2010 coffee table 2 The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is the heart of the complex of the Piazza dei Miracoli. Commenced in 1064 by the architect Buscheto, it gave rise to the distinctive Pisan Romanesque style. Piazza dei Miracoli is a world-famous centre for art and tourism. This picture shows three of its four monuments: the baptistery, the cathedral and the Leaning Tower. Only a portion of the cemetery is visible on the left. grand deSignS in Wonders of the World, edited by Francesco Boccia, the civil and religious architectures from continents around the globe are revealed against a highly decorative layout of pictures and words, telling the story of history. Among the many world monuments like the Taj Mahal in India and the great pyramids and temples of Egypt, featured here are images of the Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa, Italy, and the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.