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World’s tallest towers

Towers differ from buildings in that they do not have floors all the way up and are not built for residential or business office use. They are, however, just as an impressive engineering feat as buildings. And most of them feature a fantastic observation deck.

Tower Metres Feet City, Country Year Architects
1 CN Tower 554 1,815 Toronto, Canada 1976 John Andrews Architects, WZMH Architects
2 Ostankino Tower 537 1,762 Moscow, Russia 1967 Nikolai Nikitin
3 KFVS TV Tower 511 1,677 Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA 1960
4 Oriental Pearl Tower 468 1,535 Shanghai, China 1995 Shanghai Modern Architectural Design Co.
5 Milad Tower 435 1,427 Tehran, Iran 2005 Mohammad Reza
6 Menara Kuala Lumpur 421 1,403 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1996 Kumpulan Senireka Sdn. Bhd.
7 Tianjin Radio &bTV Tower 415 1,362 Tianjin, China 1991 Goverment
8 Central Radio & TV Tower 405 1,329 Beijing, China 1992 Kumpulan Senireka Sdn. Bhd.
9 Kiev TV Tower 385 1,263 Kiev, Ukraine 1973
10 Tashkent Tower 375 1,230 Tashkent, Uzbekistan 1985 U.L. Semashko, N.G. Terziev-Tzarukova

World's tallest towers

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02/05/2010. Category: construction. Tags: , .

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