List of leaning towers

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Leaning towers
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, the most recognized leaning tower
Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi is the world’s furthest 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]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Supported leaning tower of Altair (building), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Europe[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Denmark[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. ^ "Altair's structural engineer explains high-rise design principles at Colombo forum". pressreader.com. 18 July 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  2. ^ Metzgerturm (archived) ‹See Tfd›(in German)
  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
  8. ^ https://www.dezeen.com/2015/11/06/big-vancouver-house-skyscraper-tower-future-project-of-the-year-2015-world-architecture-festival/
  9. ^ New 'leaning tower of Rongotai' is eye-catching marvel New Zealand Herald, 5 February 2018

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