Leaning tower to Big Ben: 7 buildings famous for their inclined nature

Leaning Tower of Pisa to Big Ben in London are 6 famous structures with varying degrees of lean, from Pisa's 3.97 degrees to Capital Gate's 18-degree tilt in Abu Dhabi

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Big Ben, London

The iconic clock tower of the Palace of Westminster has a slight lean. The lean is not as pronounced as some other structures but is noticeable to keen observers

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Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a freestanding bell tower that tilts to one side due to unstable foundation soil, 3.97 degrees from the vertical

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Leaning tower of Zaragoza, Spain

Although not as famous as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, this clock tower, part of the Church of San Felipe, has a noticeable lean

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Suurhusen Church, Suurhusen, Germany

A medieval church that holds the Guinness World Record for the most tilted tower of any church in the world. Its lean is even greater than that of the Leaning Tower of Pisa

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Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Capital Gate is a skyscraper that leans at an angle of 18 degrees to the west. It holds the Guinness World Record for the world's furthest-leaning man-made tower

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Leaning Temple of Huma, Huma, Odisha

This Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is known for its significant tilt. It is often compared to the Leaning Tower of Pisa for its architectural peculiarity

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