The Leaning Tower of Torun is an element of the medieval fortifications of Torun.
It is inclined 1.46 m from the perpendicular.
The tower was built in the second half of the 13th century as a square, 15 m high bastion. As a result of a break in the ground, the tower began to lean.
In the 18th century the tower was converted into a women's prison. In the 19th century, a forge and an apartment for the armorer were set up in the tower. The Gothic tent roof was replaced by a monopitch roof. The tower currently houses a coffee shop and souvenir shop.
October 31, 2020
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