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Leaning Tower of Nevyansk, Nevyansk

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The Leaning Tower of Nevyansk 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 and a famous Russian manufacturer Akinfiy Demidov (son of the rich Russian industrialist Nikita Demidov).The height of the tower is 57.5m from the ground and the base is 9.5m square. According to recent measurements, the deviation of the top part of the tower from a right angle is currently 2.20m. There is still no evidence to this day as to when exactly the Nevyansk Tower was constructed. Russian historians believe that it was built between 1721 and 1745. Also, there is no information about the architect of this unique edifice. The Weather Channel has stated that it was built circa 1732.The purpose of the towerHistorians are still debating about the exact purpose of the Nevyansk Tower. Some say that Demidov used it as a "bank safe", others believe it was either a watchtower, or a belltower, or a prison, or even a laboratory for conducting chemical experiments and producing counterfeit money. Some historians think that the tower was supposed to embody the might of the Demidov family and serve as some sort of an architectural symbol of their dynasty.
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  • Rode in Nizhny Tagil and couldn't drive past gems of the Urals. Neviansk inclined Tower is a historical and architectural landmark that must-see. Impress both adults and children. In addition, visiting the Museum, learn many interesting things about Demidove and life of that era.
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  • Recommend to visit the Tower, consisting of participants for the tour group. Learn many interesting facts about building and the fate of this architectural constructions
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  • Has some special comfort and pampering, special historical aura. You feel an unusual tranquillity here. Pleases look at the pond. All around were well-groomed and pure. Nevyansk-for me it's nobility and aestheticism. Rasholozhen Temple here, where you can turn to God.
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