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Teluk Intan Leaning Tower - the Leaning Tower of Malaysia



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Malaysia boasts its own equivalent to the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, right here at the heart of the Teluk Intan town centre.  Like its Italian counterpart, the Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan has a leftward slant, and all the ingredients to make it an architectural sight to behold.

Standing at 25.5 metres tall, its construction detail gives it an appearance which comprises of 8 different levels.

Once inside, however, one will be surprised to discover that the building is actually divided into only 3 storeys.

This pagoda-style structure was built in 1885 by a Chinese contractor namely Leong Choon Chong, and was originally used as a covered water tank to store potable water for the immediate vicinity.  Today, it stands as an architectural oddity that continues to attract visitors to Teluk Intan.

Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan, Perak's Unique Oddity


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