The slightly less Leaning Tower of Pisa

12/14/2010 12:12 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Restorers used chisels and hi-tech laser technology to scrub grime from the more than 24,000 blocks of stone that make up the 183ft tall tower.

The world famous monument has also had its famous list partially corrected after engineers managed to straighten it by 18 inches from the vertical, returning it to its 1838 position.

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