Bologna’s leaning Century Garisenda tower sealed off by police over fears it could collapse

’s leaning Century Garisenda has been sealed off by , following fears that it could collapse.

The 154-foot tower is the counterpart to the , and now has a 16-foot barrier erected around it (estimated to cost £3.7 million) to prevent any causing damage or injury.

It first closed in October after sensors detected it had begun to lean, however, the are now dubbing the situation ‘critical’.

A civil protection plan to preserve buildings nearby is now in place.