Leaning Tower of Nevyansk, Nevyansk

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The Leaning Tower of Nevyansk (Russian: Невья́нская ба́шня) is a tower in the town of Nevyansk in Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia, built in the 18th century. Its construction was funded by Peter the Great's associate Akinfiy Demidov, a famous Russian manufacturer and son of industrialist Nikita Demidov.

The height of the tower is 57.5 metres (189 ft) from the ground and the base is 9.5 metres (31 ft) square. The deviation of the top part of the tower from vertical is about 3 degrees. The exact date of construction is unknown, but Russian historians believe that it was built between 1721 and 1745. There is no information about the architect of this unusual edifice.
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  • There are many similar leaning towers in the world. But this one started up leaninig nearly from the foundation. The tower was built up in the beginnning of 17 century. But the landlord ordered to...  more »
  • We were really glad we went to Nevyansk and visited this area that had such an influence on Peter The Great's conquests. It's a very interesting place to visit.  more »
  • Amazing architecture loved 💜💙💚💛
  • very good place a very good view is there from the top of it must go place

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