The world’s tallest tower is the 634 m (2080.05 ft) Tokyo Sky Tree Tower also know as world’s tallest free-standing broadcasting tower in Tokyo Japan. The tower gained the official title of “Tallest Tower in the World” and also recognized by the Guinness World Records on November 17, 2011 at its opening. It is taller than any other man-made tower ever built in this world. But we can’t ignore upcoming tallest tower which is coming soon in the world.
Today I just gathered 10 amazing tallest towers in the world, I hope you enjoy to read about these towers.
The height of the TOKYO SKYTREE was originally specified at approximately 610m in the original project. However, it was planned from the beginning to be the world’s tallest free-standing broadcasting tower. After careful discussion and research on high-rise buildings that are being built around the world, it was finally decided on 634m, to become the tallest free-standing broadcasting tower in the world.
Thus, the 634m-high TOKYO SKYTREE was recognized by the Guinness World Records Company on November 17, 2011 as the tallest tower in the world.
The Canton Tower (also know as Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower), the landmark of Guangzhou City, is one of the world’s most spectacular new buildings. It serves not only as a popular tourist destination but also as an intensive facility for radio and television transmission. The tallest TV tower (600 meters or 1,967 ft) in Asia, comprising a 450-meter (1,476 ft) main body and a 150-meter (492 ft) aerial mast.
In 1995, the CN Tower was classified as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The CN Tower shares this designation with the Itaipu Dam on the Brazil/Paraguay border, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the Panama Canal, the Chunnel under the English Channel, the North Sea Protection Works off the European coast, and the Empire State Building.
Moscow, is a varied and versatile telecommunications enterprise, utilizing efficient modern technology. MRC makes modern broadcasting in Moscow a reality by operating. 20 TV channels with a transmitting zone up to 120 kilometers with an increase in the number of transmitting channels planned for the future. The total height of the Ostankino Tower is 540 meters. Currently, it is the highest freestanding building in Europe and Asia. At one time, the Ostankino TV Tower was the highest construction in the world, a distinction it held for almost 10 years. When one takes into account its public solemnity and striking design, its functional and technical importance in providing Moscow with high-quality radio & TV communication, one can say without hesitation that the Ostankino Tower has no equal in the world.
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is located in Pudong Park in Lujiazui, Shanghai. The tower, surrounded by the Yangpu Bridge in the northeast and the Nanpu Bridge in the southwest, creates a picture of ‘twin dragons playing with pearls’. The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors year-round.
This 468 meters (1,536 feet) high tower is the world’s third tallest TV and radio tower surpassed in height only by towers in Toronto, Canada and Moscow, Russia. However, even more alluring than its height is the tower’s unique architectural design that makes the Oriental Pearl TV Tower one of the most attractive places anywhere.
Borj-e Milad is the tallest tower in Iran. Built in between the Shahrak-e Gharb and Gisha districts of Tehran, it stands 435 m (1,427 ft) high from base to tip of the antenna. The head consists of a large pod with 12 floors, the roof of which is at 315 m (1,033 ft). Below this is a staircase and elevators to reach the area. Milad tower is the fourth tallest tower in the world after the CN Tower in Toronto, Ostankino Tower in Moscow, and the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai. It is also currently 12th tallest freestanding structure in the world.
MENARA KUALA LUMPUR is the sixth tallest telecommunication tower in the world and the tallest in Southeast Asia. Standing at 421m and located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, we offer a unique blend of Cultural, Adventure and Nature experience not found anywhere else in the world.
Located on the east side of the Water Amusement Park, Hexi District of the southern part of the city, Tianjin TV Tower was first built in 1988. The tower measures 415.2 meters, and is known as the fourth highest tower in the world after the ones in Toronto, Moscow and Shanghai.
Tianjin TV Tower covers an area of 300 mu, 70% area is water. The tower looks like a sword pointing to the sky amidst lakes of shining ripples. Around Tianjin TV Tower is an unobstructed view of land and water with lush vegetation and blossoming flowers. The tower casts its reflection in water. Music adds more glamour to this reassuring serenity. The body of Tianjin TV Tower has a viewing hall allowing people to have a bird-eye view of Tianjin City. Besides, there is a revolving restaurant which can accommodate over 200 diners at the same time.
he China Central Television (CCTV) Tower is the tallest structure in Beijing, China. It has an observation deck at 238 metres (781 ft), and the tip of its antenna reaches a height of 405 metres (1,329 ft). It provides panoramic views over the city from its restaurant and observation deck. It is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers. It also rotates.
The Kiev TV Tower , is a 385 meter high (1,263 feet) lattice steel tower built in 1973 in Kiev, Ukraine for radio and television broadcasting. It is the tallest free standing lattice steel construction in the world. The tower is not open to the public.
Construction of the tower began in 1968 and finished in 1973. The entire structure weighs 2700 metric tons. It is made entirely of steel pipe of various diameters and thicknesses. It has a four legged base on which the central cylindrical core sits. The central pipe, or core, (where the elevator is located) is 4 meters in diameter and made of pipe that is 12 mm thick. The four legged base is approximately 100 meters tall. Atop the base is an enclosed level which houses microwave transmitting and receiving equipment. At about 200 meters is a second enclosed level that houses television and FM transmitters, as well as a control and maintenance shop. This second level is the elevator’s terminus.