Experts have called for the urgent stabilization of the 12th-century Garicenda Tower in the center of the Italian city of Bologna, in a scientific report. This is what the Italian newspapers “La Repubblica” and “Corriere della Sera” wrote on Friday. She added, “The tower’s lifespan ends in 2021.”
look. This is the famous Torre della Garisenda, which “creaks and creaks.”
In the study, experts pointed to new cracks in the tower and an increase in its tilt. Engineers describe the situation as code red, the highest alert level, for more than a month.
“We cannot say with certainty that nothing will happen to the tower,” said Amedeo Bellini, the architect on the commission. According to him, the city government should take necessary measures as soon as possible.
The square was cordoned off last month
The Leaning Towers of Bologna, Garicenda and Asinelli, are among the most famous tourist attractions in the Italian city. But the smaller, 48-metre-tall Garicinda tower has been raising concerns for some time. The tower leans more than three metres.
The authorities cordoned off the square beneath the towers last month due to unusual cracks and fluctuations. The arena will likely remain suddenly closed for a few years.
The famous tower in Bologna “creaks and creaks”: the city closes the square
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