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Leaning tower of Pisa



Leaning tower of Pisa

Stable lateral position: To four degrees of the bell tower of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta leans to the side and giving the false impression that tipping him at any Moment.

The Leaning tower of Pisa is a UNESCO world heritage site, landmark of the Italian city and point of attraction of millions of tourists. Due to its tilt, the tower was famous, but they also gave cause for concern. Already during the construction of the tower slumped in the sandy soil, so that from the fourth floor, diagonally built had to be to compensate for the imbalance. Many more measures to keep the tower from collapsing, worsened the tilt. It was only in the 90s, managed to stabilize the tower so that it is again accessible to tourists.