List of leaning towers

List of leaning towers

__NOTOC__This is a list of leaning towers. A leaning tower is a tower which, either intentionally, due to errors in design, construction or to subsequent external influence, does not stand perpendicular to the ground. The most famous of these is the Leaning Tower of Pisa in the Italian city of Pisa.

Asia

* The Huqiu Tower in Suzhou (Jiangsu), China
* The Huzhu Tower of Tianma Mountain near Shanghai, China
* Qianwei's Leaning Tower in Suizhong County (Liaoning), China
* The deliberately tilted Iron Tower of Yuquan Temple (Hubei), China
* A clock and water tower in the Teluk Intan town in Perak, Malaysia
* The Leaning Tower of Pulai Mosque, Machang, Kelantan, Malaysia

Europe

* The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.
* The Campanile of San Nicola, Pisa, Italy.
* The Campanile of San Michele degli Scalzi, Pisa, Italy.
* The Asinelli and Garisenda towers in Bologna, Italy
* The Krzywa Wieża (Leaning Tower) in Toruń, Poland
* The Krzywa Wieża (Leaning Tower) in Ząbkowice Śląskie, Poland
* The Baszta Sowia (Owl's Tower) in Pyrzyce, Poland
* The St. Margaret Evangelic church Tower in Medias, Romania
* The tower of the Oude Kerk in Delft, the Netherlands
* The Oldehove in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
* The ruined Great Tower of Bridgnorth Castle, Bridgnorth, England
* The southeast tower of Caerphilly Castle in Wales
* The Albert Memorial Clock in Belfast, Northern Ireland
* The Round Tower of Kilmacduagh Monastery in County Galway, Ireland
* The [http://www.kreisbildstelle-illertissen.de/metz.htm Metzgerturm] in Ulm, Germany
* The Reichenturm in Bautzen, Germany
* A short church tower in Suurhusen (the "most leaning tower in the world" according to Guinness World Records)
* The Leaning Tower of Dausenau, Germany, probably the "most leaning tower in the world". In 2007 a commission was installed, which should prove the fact.
* A 14th century bell tower at the nearby church of Our Dear Ladies at Bad Frankenhausen [ U.K. newspaper Sunday Telegraph, number 2,406: 22nd July 2007]
* The Leaning Tower of Nevyansk, Russia
* The Söyembikä Tower in Kazan, Russia
* The Campanile of San Martino church on the island of Burano, Venice, Italy
* The Campanile of San Giorgio dei Greci in Venice, Italy
* Torre delle Milizie, Rome, Italy
* The tower of Temple Church in Bristol, England
* The Greyfriars Tower - the remains of a Franciscan monastery in King's Lynn, England. Nicknamed 'The Leaning Tower of Lynn' in reference to the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

North America

* The Leaning Tower of Niles, a replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, in Niles, Illinois, USA
* The Olympic Stadium Tower, Montréal, Québec
* The Saint-Léonard Tower (and associated public market), based upon the Leaning Tower of Pisa, but not a replica of it since it is made of metal, in Saint-Léonard, Québec

ee also

*inclined tower
*round tower

References

External links

* [http://www.compart-multimedia.com/virtuale/us/pisa/movie.htm The Leaning Tower of Pisa] Virtual reality movies
* [http://www.china.org.cn/english/2003/Apr/62115.htm Leaning Towers of China]
* [http://www.castlewales.com/caerphil.html Caerphilly Castle]


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