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Leaning Tower of Pisa’s tilt reduced by 4cm after 17 years of restoration

Pisa’s world famous leaning tower, which has been the center of attraction for tourists for decades, has now leans a little less. According to reports, the tower of 186 feet has been made straight up to 4 centimeters or 1.5 inches.

The repair was going on for some time now. The result is that after 17 years of hard work it has been made straight up to 1.5 inches. One of the Seven Wonders, the ‘Leaning Tower of Pisa’ in Italy, is famous for its inclination in the whole world. Every year, millions of tourists visit to see it.

A group was formed in the year 1990, that is, to monitor the tower. By that time the tower’s position had become like falling. It took a group to monitor and restructure it. This group worked hard to make the tower straight for 17 years. However, it has not been completely straightened. But reducing its tilt by 1.5 inches is no small achievement.

In Leaning Tower of Pisa, the tilt started from the 12th century itself. This tilt of the tower was said to be due to soft ground on one side. It was challenging to save this heritage with constant tilt.

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