10 most famous falling towers

Church Suurhusen, Germany
Suurhusen construction of the late Middle Ages, in the region of East Friesland in the north-west of Germany. According to Guinness World Records, it was the most inclined tower in the world, although in 2010 the new Capital Gate Tower in Abu Dhabi interrupted this record. Spire Suurhusen remains the most leaning tower in the world, whose slope ahead of the world-famous Leaning Tower 1, 22 degrees.




Big Ben, London, UK
Clock Tower of the British Parliament (better known as Big Ben) is leaning north-west to 0, 26 degrees or 43.5sm, according to the documents, which were recently made public. The level of the tilt has increased to 0, 9 millimeters a year since 2003, the impact on the slope permanent underground work and the London Underground.



The two towers of Bologna, Italy
The two towers Asinelli and Garisenda in Bologna steadily declining despite all the efforts of the city government, high tower is called Asinelli smaller but more Reject Garisenda, its deviation from the vertical is already 3, 22 m



Frankenhausen Church Tower, Germany
The tower on a hillside on the outskirts of the city, is constantly exposed to strong winds, engineers noticed that the speed with which the tower falls is now 6 cm per year. In this case, it may reach a tipping point within the next decade or so. Local and state officials have agreed to spend $ 1, 5 million. To try to stabilize the tower.



Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy
Built on soft clay tower started falling a few years after construction began. Upon completion of construction in 1350, the tower leaned about four and a half feet. By 1990, the tower leaned in for another 4 meters authorities have spent nearly two million pounds of lead bullion which had to be placed on one of its sides to prevent it from her fall.

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