List of leaning towers

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy, the most widely known 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]

Huzhu Pagoda, Tianma Mtn, China

China[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

India[edit]

Iraq[edit]

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

Malaysia[edit]

Philippines[edit]

  • Bombon Parish Church Bell Tower

Sri Lanka[edit]

Altair twin skyscrapers, Sri Lanka

UAE[edit]

Europe[edit]

Panny Marie Church Tower, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic

Belgium[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

La tour penchée, Oye-Plage, Pas-de-Calais, France

Estonia[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]


Hungary[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Oude Kerk, Delft, Netherlands

Italy[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Clock Tower, Prilep, Northern Macedonia
The Krzywa Wieża, Toruń, Poland

Northern Macedonia[edit]

Poland[edit]

Romania[edit]

  • The St. Margaret Evangelic church Tower in Medias
  • The church tower of the Evangelic Church in Ruși-Slimnic
The Clock Tower on SNP Square, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Mudéjar Tower, San Pedro del los Francos, Catalayud, Aragon, Spain

Spain[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

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

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Mexico[edit]

United States[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Leaning Tower, Gravity Discovery Centre, Gingin, Australia
Leaning Tower, Puzzling World, Wanaka, New Zealand

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metzgerturm (archived) (in German)
  2. ^ [1] (in German)
  3. ^ "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".
  4. ^ "Slovak Pisa"
  5. ^ "Leaning tower in Poprad"
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-16. Retrieved 2014-06-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ Columbani Architecte (in French)

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