The most famous incident of the tower

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy. The most famous "leaning tower", but not very oblique. Built on the soft clay tower started falling a few years after construction began. The tower has 294 steps.

The most famous incident of the tower

The height of the tower is 55.86 m above the ground on the lowest side and 56.7 meters on the highest side. Upon completion of construction in 1350, the tower leaned over a distance of about 1.5 meters. By 1990, the tower leaned in for another 4 meters. In the period 2002-2010. was the restoration of the tower, so that its angle of inclination decreased from 5 ° 30 'to 3 ° 54'.

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The tower in the church of San Martino di Burano (San Martino di Burano) in Venice. The building was built in the 15th century. At the moment, ceased to decline only because it relies on the adjacent building.

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The Two Towers Asinelli (the highest of the two) and Garisenda in Bologna, Italy. They have been steadily falling despite all the efforts of municipal authorities. Deviation is 3.22 meters Garisenda.

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The Church in the city Frankenhausen, Germany. Here, this church is called the "Upper Church» (Oberkirche Unser Lieben Frauen am Berge), built in 1382 in late Gothic style. Under the church is a source of healing water. The height of the tower? 25 meters, and its deviation from the vertical spire of 4.45 meters.

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Big Ben, London, UK. Clock Tower, the British Parliament (better known as Big Ben) is inclined to the north-west by 0.26 degrees, or 43.5 centimeters, according to documents that were recently released. The level of the slope increased to 0.9 millimeters per year since 2003. On the slope of the tower affect permanent underground work and the London Underground.

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Huqiu Pagoda Tower Tiger Hill, the city of Suzhou, China. The tower was built during the Five Dynasties (907-960 AD). This seven-storey building, built of blue brick octagons, the height is 47 meters. More than a thousand years, the tower leans because of the gradual effects of the forces of nature. At this point the slope of the 2.32-meter tower. The entire structure weighs 7000000 pounds.

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The Tower of Bedum in the northern Dutch town of Bedum. The angle of inclination of the tower is greater than that of the famous Leaning Tower. Height - 35.7 meters, and the uppermost point deflected by 2.61 meters.

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Oude Kerk (Old Church), the Gothic Protestant church in the old city center of Delft, The Netherlands. The tower height of 75 meters by 1.98 meters dismissed from the vertical.

The most famous incident of the tower

Tower Nevyansk, Russia. It is one of the most famous in the Middle Urals. The construction was financed by Peter the Great, and was built in the first half of the 18th century, known in Russia as a builder Akinfiev Demidov. The height of the tower is 57.5 meters. According to recent measurements, the deviation of the top of the tower with a right angle at the present time is 2.20 meters. The exact date of construction of the tower is unknown, various historical sources mention dates between 1721 and 1745.

The most famous incident of the tower

Church Suurhusen, Germany. The tower's height - 27.37 meters. According to the Guinness Book of Records, it was the most inclined tower in the world. Spire Suurhusen remains the most leaning tower in the world, the slope of which was ahead of world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa by 1.22 degrees.