Tallest Towers in the World 馃椉

Tallest Towers in the World 馃椉

Tallest Towers in the World List 馃椉

Most of the tallest towers in the world are telecommunication towers. The height of these towers changes from time to time when their radio masts and TV antennas are replaced, so the exact towers change frequently and are often disputed. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Housing (CTBUH) makes the decision. This list of tallest structures in the world includes only free-standing structures, therefore tethered or manned towers are not included.
# Tallest Towers in the World Height (feet) Height (metres) Country / City Year Completed Floors (total) Elevators / Lifts Observation deck/s About tallest towers in the world 馃椉
1 Tokyo Skytree 2,080 634.0 馃嚡馃嚨 Japan, Tokyo. 2012 13 2 The Tokyo SkyTree is a neofuturistic broadcasting and observation tower in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It鈥檚 the tallest tower in the world and the tallest structure in Japan. There are two observation decks. The lower observatory 鈥淭enbo Deck Floor 350鈥 at 1,150 ft / 350m has a capacity up to 2000 people. The highest observation deck at 1,480 ft / 450m has a capacity for up to 900 people. The upper observatory features a glass-covered spiral skywalk to ascend the final 16ft / 5m to the upper platform which includes glass flooring with a view to the streets below.
2 Canton Tower 1,982 604.0 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Guangzhou. 2010 6 2 The Canton Tower 鈥淕uangzhou TV Astronomical and Sightseeing Tower鈥 was the tallest tower in the world between 2009 and 2011. The Canton Tower is the 4th tallest freestanding structure in the world. There鈥檚 a large elliptical indoor observatory At 1,473 ft / 449m and an outdoor rooftop observation deck at 1,601 ft / 488m. Until 2014 the Canton Tower was the largest and highest outdoor observation deck in the world until it was overtaken by the Burj Khalifa. In the top 3 tallest towers in the world.
3 CN Tower 1,815 553.0 馃嚚馃嚘 Canada, Toronto. 1976 9 3 The CN Tower / Canadian National Tower is a telecommunications and observation tower and was the world鈥檚 tallest free-standing structure between 1976 and 2007. The CN Towers has 3 observation decks; 鈥淪kyPod鈥 at 1,467 ft / 447m, indoor 鈥淟ookOut鈥 at 1,136 ft / 346m with and an outdoor 鈥淪ky Terrace鈥 at 1,122 ft / 342m. There鈥檚 also a 360藲 5ft / 1.5m wide hands-free 鈥淓dgeWalk鈥 around the top of the main pod at 1,168 ft / 356m. In the top 3 tallest towers in the world.
4 Ostankino Tower 1,772 540.0 馃嚪馃嚭 Russia, Moscow. 1967 0 2 The Ostankino Tower was the tallest free-standing structure in the world between 1967 and 1975 and is the tallest free standing structure in Europe today. The Ostankino Tower observation deck is at 1.115 ft / 340m and there鈥檚 also an indoor deck at 337m. . In the top 5 tallest towers in the world.
5 Oriental Pearl Tower 1535 468.0 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Shanghai. 1995 16 6 1 The Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower is a concrete telecommunications tower. The tower is supported on three large columns that start underground. The unusual design features 11 spheres of various sizes. The Pearl Tower was the tallest structure in China from 1994 to 2007 until the Shanghai World Financial Center was completed. The Pearl TV Tower has a AAAAA China tourist attraction rating (A worst to AAAAA best). It has 15 observation levels, the highest observation deck is outdoors at 1,152ft / 351m. The tower is illuminated at night with colorful LED lighting. In the top 5 tallest towers in the world.
6 Milad Tower 1,427 435.0 馃嚠馃嚪 Iran, Tehran. 2009 14 6 1 The Milad Tower, also known as the Tehran Tower and Borj-e Milad, is a concrete telecommunications tower with an open observation deck, rotating restaurant, and a sky dome on the top level. Views of Tehran and snow capped mountains beyond, dependent on pollution and weather. The Milad Tower is the highest structure in Iran.
7 Kuala Lumpur Tower 1,379 420.0 馃嚥馃嚲 Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. 1996 19 4 >1 Kuala Lumpur Tower, also known as the KL Tower is a concrete communications tower with an observation deck and revolving restaurant at 906 ft / 276m offering panoramic views of the city. In the top 10 tallest towers in the world.
8 Tianjin Radio & TV Tower 1,362 415.2 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Tianjin. 1991 4 1 The Tianjin Tower is a grey concrete communications tower which stands in water and dominates the Tianjin city skyline. There are 4 observation decks. At 814ft / 248m there鈥檃 a Sightseeing Hall. At 843ft / 253m there鈥檚 an Observation Hall. At 830ft / 257m there鈥檚 a Revolving Hall and at 886ft / 270m there鈥檚 a Terrace. They鈥檙e all open to the public.
9 Central Radio & TV Tower 1,347 410.5 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Beijing. 1992 ?? 1 The Beijing Central Radio & TV Tower is a concrete communications tower in west Beijing features an indoor and outdoor observation deck at 781ft / 238m offering panoramic views of Beijing city. There鈥檚 a revolving restaurant at 725ft / 221m. This tower is often confused with the newer arch-shaped east Beijing CCTV building known as the 鈥渂ig underpants鈥. In the top 10 tallest towers in the world.
10 Henan Province Radio & Television Tower 1,273 388.0 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Zhengzhou. 2011 13 1 The Henan Province Radio & Television Tower aka the Zhongyuan Tower and FU Tower is the world鈥檚 tallest all-steel tower. The modern design, based on hyperbolic parabolas, resembles a plum blossom with 5 petals. The Central Plains Pagoda consists of four parts: The tower base, tower body, tower and mast. The FU Tower aims to combine arts, culture and business alongside tourism. There鈥檚 an observation deck, glass floor and a revolving restaurant which all offer 360藲 panoramic views of Zhengzhou.
11 Kiev TV Tower 1,263 385.0 馃嚭馃嚘 Ukraine, Kiev. 1974 2 1 The Kiev TV Tower is a lattice steel telecommunications tower. It鈥檚 one of the tallest towers in the world with an observation deck that鈥檚 not accessible to the public.
12 Tashkent TV Tower 1,230 375.0 馃嚭馃嚳 Uzbekistan, Tashkent. 1985 3 1 The Tashkent TV Tower is a lattice steel telecommunications tower. There is an observation deck but it鈥檚 not open to the public.
13 Liberation Tower 1,220 372.0 馃嚢馃嚰 Kuwait, Kuwait City. 1996 1 The Liberation Tower is a concrete telecommunications tower. The tower / Kuwait Telecommunications Tower was under construction when Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990. Construction resumed following the war and the tower renamed. Liberation tower is one of the tallest towers in the world with an observation deck that鈥檚 not open to the public.
14 Almaty Television Tower 1,219 371.5 馃嚢馃嚳 Kazakhstan, Almaty. 1983 2 2 The Almaty Tower is a steel telecommunications tower with two observation decks at 479ft / 146m and 827ft / 252m but they are not open to the public.
15 Istanbul TV and Radio Tower 1,211 369.0 馃嚬馃嚪 Turkey, Istanbul. 2020 53 3 2 The Istanbul TV and Radio Tower aka K眉莽眉k 脟aml谋ca TV Radio Tower and Istanbul Telecommunication Tower is a supertall concrete telecommunications tower. There are 2 observation decks, a restaurant and caf茅 and glass elevators offering 360藲 views over the city, which sits on the border between Europe and Asia.
16 Riga TV Tower 1,207 368.0 馃嚤馃嚮 Latvia, Riga. 1987 4 1 The soviet era, and centrally funded, steel Riga TV Tower is the tallest tower in the EU. There鈥檚 an indoor observation deck and V膿ja roze鈥 (Wind Rose) restaurant. It鈥檚 currently under restoration until 2023 along with the adjoining area. The towers鈥 bomb shelter will also be opened to the public.
17 Berliner Fernsehturm 1,207 368.0 馃嚛馃嚜 Germany, Berlin. 1969 3 1 The Berliner Fernsehturm concrete tower, completed in 1969, remains the聽tallest structure in Germany and an iconic symbol of reunification. It was built in the soviet era by the former East German GDR regime and its monument status was continued after reunification. There鈥檚 an observation deck with Berlin鈥檚 highest bar at 666ft / 203m and 鈥淭elecaf茅鈥 revolving restaurant. In addition to the elevators, there鈥檚 a stairway with 986 steps.
18 Stratosphere Tower 1,149 350.2 馃嚭馃嚫 USA, Las Vegas. 1996 4 2 The Strat Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere Tower, is the tallest observation tower in north America. There are indoor and outdoor observation decks, a chapel, event venue, bar and fine dining in the 鈥淭op of the World鈥 award-winning revolving restaurant. The award-winning thrill rides and experiences on the roof include a 鈥淴-Scream鈥 roller coaster and SkyJump tethered descent to the Las Vegas Strip.
19 Lotus Tower 1,148 350.0 馃嚤馃嚢 Sri Lanka, Colombo. 2019 13 7 1 The Lotus Tower is a concrete telecommunications tower with an observation deck and revolving restaurant. There鈥檚 also 6 guest rooms on level 6 and a banqueting hall for up to 280 guests on the 4th level. In the top 20 tallest towers in the world.
20 Sichuan Tower of China / West Pearl Tower 1,112 339.0 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Chengdu. 2004 17 9 2 The Sichuan Tower of China aka West Pearl Tower or Chengdu Radio and TV Tower, is a concrete telecommunications tower with indoor and outdoor observation decks. There鈥檚 also a revolving restaurant and a Chinese restaurant. Optional glass elevator and 1860 step staircase. Caters primarily for local visitors. At night the Sichuan tower is illuminated with alternating colours.
21 Macau Tower 1,109 338.0 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Macau SAR. 2001 63 4 1 The Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre is a concrete telecommunications tower with an observation deck, glass elevators, 1,329 step stairway, revolving restaurant and experiences for thrill seekers including Skywalk, SkyJump, Tower Climb and the Guinness world record highest commercial building bungy jump. 1,329 step staircase.
22 Europaturm 1,106 337.0 馃嚛馃嚜 Germany, Frankfurt.. 1979 1 The Europaturm 鈥淭ower of Europe鈥 is a concrete telecommunications tower. The upper part of the Europaturm tower can turn and used to feature a panoramic view of the Rhine Main area, revolving restaurant and discoth猫que, but these have all been closed to the public since 1999. At night, the Europaturm is illuminated with magenta lighting, Deutsche Telekom鈥檚 corporate colors.
23 Dragon Tower 1,102 336.0 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Harbin. 2000 2 The Dragon Tower, aka Longta Tower is a steel lattice telecommunications tower, the tallest steel tower in China. There鈥檚 an indoor glass walkway, revolving restaurant and outdoor observation deck. The Dragon Tower has a China tourist attraction rating of AAAA on a scale, from worst A to best AAAAA. Illuminated at night.
24 Tokyo Tower 1,092 332.9 馃嚡馃嚨 Japan, Tokyo. 1958 4 2 The Tokyo Tower, aka Japan Radio Tower, is a telecommunications steel tower with 2 observation decks and a caf茅 accessible by elevator or 593 steps. Tokyo Tower was the world鈥檚 tallest self-supporting steel tower between 1958 and 1967. Illuminated at night using different colors for each season and for special events.
25 Huai`an TV Tower 1,083 330.0 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Huaiyin. 2016 ?? ?? ?? The Huai`an TV Tower is a concrete telecommunications tower. Not much information available, if you can help add your comments below鈥
26 The Arqiva Tower 1,080 329.2 馃嚞馃嚙 UK, Huddersfield. 1971 1 1 The Arqiva Tower, aka Emley Moor National Telecommunications Transmitter or just 鈥淓mley Moor鈥 is a tapered reinforced concrete telecommunications tower. Emley Moor is the tallest freestanding structure in the United Kingdom and a grade 2 listed building. There鈥檚 no public access but is accessible by lift to people. One of the tallest towers in the world with an observation deck that isn鈥檛 accessible to the public.
27 Sky Tower 1,076 328.0 馃嚦馃嚳 New Zealand, Auckland. 1997 6 1 The Sky Tower (Auckland) is a reinforced concrete telecommunications tower. The Sky Tower is the Southern Hemisphere鈥檚 tallest free-standing structure and New Zealand鈥檚 tallest man-made structure. There鈥檚 an聽indoor observation deck, a revolving restaurant offering NZ fine dining, a bar, and activities for thrill seekers including skywalk and bungee jumping. LED illuminations use different colors to mark special occasions and events.
28 Vilnius TV Tower 1,071 326.5 馃嚤馃嚬 Lithuania, Vilnius. 1980 2+? 2 The Vilnius TV Tower is a soviet-era concrete telecommunications tower. It鈥檚 the tallest structure in Lithuania. There are 2 observation decks, a revolving restaurant and bungee jumps for thrill seekers. A museum explains the history of this soviet-era building and its role in Lithuania鈥檚 struggle for independence. The Vilnius TV Tower is decorated with lighting to celebrate special events.
29 Saint Petersburg TV Tower 1,070 326.0 馃嚪馃嚭 Russia, Saint Petersburg. 1962 ?? 1 The Saint Petersburg TV Tower is steel lattice telecommunications tower. One of the tallest towers in the world, with an observation deck, that isn鈥檛 accessible to the public. Illuminated at night.
30 Linyi Radio & TV Tower 1,070 326.0 馃嚚馃嚦 China, Linyi. 2010 ?? ?? 1 The Linyi Radio & TV Tower is a steel telecommunications tower. It鈥檚 the tallest structure in Linyi and Shandong region. There鈥檚 an observation deck, revolving restaurant, cinema, waxworks museum and more. The Linyi Tower has multicolored illuminations at night. In the top 30 tallest towers in the world.
31 Eiffel Tower 984 300.0 馃嚝馃嚪 France, Paris. 1889 3 8 3 The Eiffel Tower is an iconic structure, named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, is famous throughout the world. With the addition of a TV aerial in 1957 the Eiffel Tower was the first 300m structure in the world. The Eiffel Tower was the world鈥檚 tallest structure between 1889 and 1929 when the Chrysler building was completed. There are 3 indoor and outdoor observation decks. Levels 1 and 2 are accessible by stairs with 300 steps between each level. Level 1 has a glass floor below. The top observatory is the highest observation deck, open to the public within the EU, and it鈥檚 accessible by lift. There also a staircase but it鈥檚 usually closed.

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