List of leaning towers

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa, the most widely recognized leaning tower

This is a list of leaning towers. A leaning tower is a tower which, either intentionally or unintentionally (due to errors in design, construction, or subsequent external influence such as unstable ground), does not stand perpendicular to the ground. The most famous example is the Leaning Tower in Pisa, Italy.

Asia[edit]

The 12th century Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraq, 1932.

China[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

India[edit]

Iraq[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Europe[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Estonia[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Poland[edit]

Romania[edit]

  • The St. Margaret Evangelic church Tower in Medias
  • The church tower of the Evangelic Church in Ruși-Slimnic

Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

  • The Leaning Tower of St. Moritz, remaining bell tower of St. Mauritius Church (16th century) that was demolished in 1893.

United Kingdom[edit]

North America[edit]

The Olympic Stadium in Montreal, with the tallest deliberately leaning tower.

Canada[edit]

Mexico[edit]

United States[edit]

Oceania[edit]

New Zealand's Leaning Tower of Wanaka in Puzzling World

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metzgerturm (archived) (in German)
  2. ^ "Zonta, Daniele & Pozzi, Matteo. (2015). The remarkable story of Portogruaro Civic Tower's probabilistic health monitoring. Structural Monitoring and Maintenance. 2. 301-318. 10.12989/smm.2015.2.4.301".
  3. ^ "Slovak Pisa"
  4. ^ "Leaning tower in Poprad"
  5. ^ http://www.peakdistrictonline.co.uk/chesterfield-crooked-spire-c1747.html
  6. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-15243118
  7. ^ Columbani Architecte

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