Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Russia  /  Urals District  /  Sverdlovsk Oblast  /  Nevyansk  /  Sightseeing  /  Leaning Tower of Nevyansk

Leaning Tower of Nevyansk, Nevyansk

(100+ reviews on the web)
Observation Deck
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 .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.
To visit Leaning Tower of Nevyansk and other attractions in Nevyansk, use our Nevyansk trip itinerary maker.
Source
Create a full Nevyansk itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Nevyansk

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Sverdlovsk Oblast by other users

28 days in Russia BY A USER FROM THAILAND July, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Russia BY A USER FROM THAILAND July, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Russia BY A USER FROM THAILAND July, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Russia BY A USER FROM THAILAND July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Yekaterinburg BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Russia, Ulaanbaatar & Beijing SEE PLAN July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Russia & Ulaanbaatar SEE PLAN July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Yekaterinburg BY A USER FROM EGYPT July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Yekaterinburg BY A USER FROM RUSSIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Russia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Russia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Russia, Helsinki & Central Asia BY A USER FROM NORWAY July, culture, outdoors, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The one thing that the Romanov dynasty was smart enough to do was to develop the Urals so that the Urals could develop the rest of Russia. This is where industrialization started in Russia, with the i...  more »
  • Great day very interesting place and historical 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. ...  more »
  • 100 km's out of Yekaterinburg. Well worth the trip. Amazing tower with many secrets which unfold as you take the tour. Set in well tended gardens beside a wonderful cathedral which in itself is worth ...  more »
Google
  • Marvellous construction. Legendary tower.
  • The best place of the Ural region
  • Were in February 2017 onwards the Nevyansk Tower. On the tour and learned a lot of valuable, it was very interesting and informative to learn about the history of the tower. Liked the good-natured and friendly staff of the Museum, told about current and upcoming events in Oleg Melyukhov was invited to visit the city again.
    View original
  • Very nice, not far from Ekaterinburg has such an attraction that you can visit with the children. Very chic tour guide, told is remarkable. Didn't like the exposition in the tower is poor. Dorogovatye entrance ticket prices.
    View original
  • Place I recommend to visiting tourists, and of course, the residents of the Urals sin not to go. Be sure to take a tour. They part and are not expensive.
    View original