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Leaning and Lopsided Buildings: The Two Towers of Bologna, Italy

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The two leaning towers of Bologna, Italy are symbols of the City.
Towers of Bologna

The two leaning towers of Bologna, Italy are symbols of the City.

Photo (cc) Patrick Clenet
The Two Towers of Bologna
Location: Bologna, Italy
Built: Estimated between 1109 and 1119

The two towers of Bologna are named after the families who had them constructed. Asinelli is the taller tower and Garisenda is the smaller tower. The Garisenda Tower used to be taller. It it was shortened during the 14th century to help make it safer.

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