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( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-04-21 07:16:07

Item from April 21, 1982, in China Daily: Repairs to the seven-storey Huqiu Pagoda in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, also known as China's Leaning Tower, will be completed in July.

The 47.5-meter pagoda, built of bricks on Tiger Hill, leans 1.7 millimeters annually, and has already skewed more than 2.32 m from its center of gravity. ...

Reinforced concrete is to be poured into 44 pits around the building.

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