The Leaning Tower Of Pisa: Italy’s Legendary Architectural Mistake | Massive Engineering Mistakes

  • Published on Jun 21, 2019
  • Did you know that The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy was actually the result of a human mistake? Just one minor miscalculation made in the 11th century left us with an amazing 14,500-tonne leaning tower. Find out how this mishap came about here.
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Comments • 56

  • GDestiny
    GDestiny 2 days ago +1

    Bruh pisa citizen here

  • Michael H
    Michael H 10 days ago +2

    Love how they could've just made it straight, but decided to just make it still lean a bit.

    • Stephen Ardey Mensah
      Stephen Ardey Mensah 5 days ago

      To make their prediction of the tower falling one day come to pass. Anyway it wouldn't a tourist site if the fault is totally corrected. Once it still leans, it something for us all to learn about and appreciate.

  • Luke Wheeler
    Luke Wheeler 11 days ago

    6:15 sid the sloth

  • Nigel-ray garcia
    Nigel-ray garcia 24 days ago +3

    Just put a bottle cap under it it will be okay

    • cloudekuu
      cloudekuu 20 days ago

      why didnt this have any likes LMAO

  • Podge
    Podge Month ago

    Ive been up it, super trippy

  • Tammy Leeder Whitaker

    Sweet Jesus...... Look at that? 279 Likes.... 7/27.... SIGNS 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹1111. I just ate somewhere in Columbia, SC. La Brascas Pizza. Leaning tower is the Marquee! Mural inside of Venice, Italy. First owner a JACKSON. Wow! POWERFUL!

  • petrai12
    petrai12 Month ago


  • CBK Venki
    CBK Venki Month ago

    Actual wonder is tanjavur big temple in tamilnadu

  • Kusher
    Kusher Month ago

    hhmmmm pizza ughll - Homer Simpson

  • C C
    C C Month ago +1

    Love the black chick's hair... likely inspired by the E=mc² guy

    • Merlin
      Merlin Month ago

      It's kinda a common hairstyle for them, which I don't think they got inspiration from Einstein. And how can you not know Albert Einstein's name? Lol

  • thechewing panda
    thechewing panda Month ago +1

    2:48 ice age wants its character back

  • -Alissaa -
    -Alissaa - Month ago +1

    I first thought that The Tower Of Pisa was literally a tall -tower of pizza-

  • david francis
    david francis 2 months ago


  • thala giri
    thala giri 2 months ago +1

    Leaning by fault construction

  • Isaiah Oliveras
    Isaiah Oliveras 2 months ago

    Yeshua Jesus told you so

  • Ryan Kisnics
    Ryan Kisnics 2 months ago

    Its Funny Century Old Buildings Out Last Todays Hunk of Shit thrown together Buildings...😂😅🤣

  • Craftsman Sheng Can we get 10K Subs

    should have deconstruct it and make a solid base ground then rebuild on top of the new super solid foundation

  • Nodyn Raas
    Nodyn Raas 2 months ago +10

    Everything they’re saying really points to this ultimately falling out of no where at any minute. They’re just waiting for people to die

  • Busted Fender
    Busted Fender 2 months ago +1

    Is that the shouty guy from the Cillit Bang commercial?

  • Cristiano Carrilloso
    Cristiano Carrilloso 2 months ago +5

    Am I the only one anxiously watching this?

  • PoppaSmurff 69
    PoppaSmurff 69 2 months ago

    Why dont you hold it up with some wire

  • Στάθης Κιούσης

    Pisa actualy was a very ancient city in Peloponese,part of witch was Olympia.The citizens
    of Pisa were traditionaly Judjes and officials at the Olympics.Italian Pisa was a colony.

  • D Hawthorne
    D Hawthorne 2 months ago +1

    From the first depiction of the foundation, I figured the best solution would be to undermine the high side. Additionally, I would have gotten it down to between 2 and 3 degrees, installed friction piles for support then poured a cement slab under the tower to keep it in place.

  • De ViceCrimsin
    De ViceCrimsin 2 months ago +3

    Wait. So they "Fixed" it by digging a hole. AND they left it leaning over?! ... Uh hahaha. Ya. Okay.

      SIKANDER MANN 14 days ago

      Whata fuckin idiot roflllllll you sir are the most retarded person i have seen yet .

    • Shawn Michael
      Shawn Michael Month ago

      i know, right? why didnt they just dig more dirt out from under it and make it straight?

    • Jeff_ D
      Jeff_ D 2 months ago +1

      The lean is to preserve history and tourism.

    • De ViceCrimsin
      De ViceCrimsin 2 months ago

      There's a gun in my face and the person wants my money. Oh I know. I'll grab the gun and pull it down from my forehead to my chest. Then throw my wallet over the cliff I'm standing next to that way they have no reason to shoot me. No, idiot. You're still going to die ... And now the authorities can't identify the body. GG

  • De ViceCrimsin
    De ViceCrimsin 2 months ago

    Professional engineers btw ... Just blue print it. Dismantle it. Build a replica. And be done with it.

    • Sherwin Celeste
      Sherwin Celeste 13 hours ago

      Who would visit a replica.

    • Jeff_ D
      Jeff_ D 2 months ago

      De ViceCrimsin then people will not visit it, crippling the tourism in the area.

  • Billy the GOAT
    Billy the GOAT 2 months ago +15

    Call me boring but I would not be going up that. 👀

  • Barb Chester
    Barb Chester 2 months ago +12

    I'm no engineer but relieving the ground of some of it's soil on the high side of the tower would have been my first choice.

  • julieee f
    julieee f 2 months ago +5

    That’s so insane. I didn’t know the story behind this... thank u for sharing

  • Donald J.Trump
    Donald J.Trump 2 months ago +1

    Scientists say by 2030 the tower will fall over

    • Donald J.Trump
      Donald J.Trump 2 months ago

      Wayne Robinson Boi stfu before I put stormi Daniels on this bitch pussy

    • Donald J.Trump
      Donald J.Trump 2 months ago +1

      Shannon Ofarrell I will be getting you IP address and make Russia hack you dumb fuck

    • Jeff_ D
      Jeff_ D 2 months ago

      Lol imposter

    • Wayne Robinson
      Wayne Robinson 2 months ago +1

      @Donald J.Trump I was here before you were, idiot! You and your kind take a hike!

    • Shannon Ofarrell
      Shannon Ofarrell 2 months ago +1

      Start with your wife donald

  • Ethan Hunt
    Ethan Hunt 2 months ago +11

    I don't know if I would call the leaning tower of Pisa a mistake when it's an 840 + year old engineering marvel that's in perfect condition.

    • Shannon Ofarrell
      Shannon Ofarrell 5 days ago

      @Stephen Ardey Mensah k

    • Stephen Ardey Mensah
      Stephen Ardey Mensah 5 days ago

      @Shannon Ofarrell I don't get you

    • Ethan Hunt
      Ethan Hunt 2 months ago +1

      @Shannon Ofarrell I think the engineers that built the leaning tower of Pisa knew the rock bed was a sinkhole and that's why they placed massive footers under it instead

    • Shannon Ofarrell
      Shannon Ofarrell 2 months ago +1

      D. They know...theyre point is....can something so miraculous be a "mistake"

    • D Hawthorne
      D Hawthorne 2 months ago

      It was never intended to lean. It is a mistake because the original engineers failed to factor in the type of ground they were building on, something that had been a known practice for over a thousand years before it was built.

  • Angelo Baluyot
    Angelo Baluyot 2 months ago +5

    I realy love history and science and im just 10

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  • sarah michelle
    sarah michelle 2 months ago +27

    Any History lovers? High five!

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    DingoNeedSom3 Milk 2 months ago