The highest TV tower in the world
In Berlin, the world's first television tower was built in 1926. If we compare it with a modern tower building, then in their background it looks like "baby", because its height of 150 meters, and weight - 600 tons.
Of course, these dimensions can not compete with the parameters of the current television towers. Today, we have prepared a report and want to introduce you to the highest tower in the world.
Tashkent TV Tower
Height: 375 meters
Location: Uzbekistan, Tashkent
Year Built: 1985Camaya highest TV tower in Central Asia. Tashkent erected tower over 6 years, and has been opened and started its functioning from January 15, 1985.
Kiev TV Tower
Height: 385 meters
Location: Ukraine, Kiev
Year Built: 1973
This tower has a lattice structure and the world it is the most high among the towers of the same design. The tower is constructed entirely of steel tubes of different diameter and weight is 2,700 tons. The vertical tube 4 meters in diameter located in the central part of the tower. This tube is the elevator shaft and connected to the antenna part proceeds.
In Ukraine, Kiev TV Tower is the tallest building. Although this tower up to 60 meters of the Eiffel Tower, it weighs 3 times lower.
Central TV Tower in Beijing
Height: 405 meters
Location: China, Beijing
Year Built: 1995
Central TV Tower in Beijing (China), which was built relatively not so long ago, the top has a revolving restaurant.
Kuala Lumpur Tower
Height: 421 meters
Location: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Year Built: 1995Cooruzhenie the tower lasted five years and ended in 1995.
Menara Tower for its peculiar lighting gained the unofficial title "Garden of Light".
Height: 435 meters
Location: Tehran, Iran
Year Built: 2006
The tower constructed of moving six panoramic elevators. Visitors at an altitude of 276 meters, can have a good time in the rotating restaurant. Twelve floors, a total area of 12,000 square meters. m, it takes the gondola tower - it is considered the largest territory in the world of television towers.
In Iran, it is the tallest building.
Height: 468 meters
Location: China, Shanghai
Year Built: 1995
The second highest TV tower in Asia is considered the "Oriental Pearl", which is located in Shanghai, China. At the top of the tower it built a sphere with a diameter of 45 meters, which is located at an altitude of 263 meters above the ground.
In this tower you can and have fun: at the level of 267 meters located the revolving restaurant at an altitude of 271 meters, you can visit a bar and 20 rooms with karaoke ...
... but at an altitude of 350 meters awaits visitors penthouse lookout.
Height: 540 meters
Location: Russia, Moscow
Year Built: 1967
Chief designer Nikitin just for one night designed Ostankino tower. The design resembles a kind of inverted lily.
Weighs tower with the foundation - 51 400 tons. Photo Ostankino tower in the Victory Day May 9, 2010.
Ostankino Tower in infrared light. The Ostankino Tower August 27, 2000 was an emergency -. A large fire at an altitude of 460 m The result is that entirely burned 3 floors. For a long time there continued repair and construction work. Finally, to complete the repair and restore and ennoble the territory managed to February 14, 2008.
Height: 553 meters
Location: Canada, Toronto
Year Built: 1976
This tower is almost twice as high as the Eiffel Tower and 13 meters above the Ostankino.
This unique tower very powerful: it can withstand a wind gusts, the speed reaches 420 km / h. In addition, the tower can resist before lightning - every year it gets more than 80 lightning.
In the period from 1976 to 2007, the CN Tower is the highest construction of the world.
Guangzhou TV Tower
Height: 610 meters
Location: China, Guangzhou
Year of construction: 2009Ctalnye large diameter pipes constitute retina tower. The height of the steel capstan, which completes the tower is 160 meters.
Interestingly, the Russian engineer Shukhov in 1899 patented the design of the retina, which corresponds to the Guangzhou TV Tower design.
Tokyo Sky Tree
Height: 634 meters
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Year Built: February 29, 2012
The youngest of all structures built tower - Tokyo Sky Tree, Japan. It was erected 29 February 2012 and 22 May 2012 it held its grand opening. Here you can choose a variety of entertainment - visit restaurants, an aquarium, a planetarium and theater. And for those who like shopping in the tower are more than 300 boutiques.
It looked like the process of construction of the tower in October 2010.
Today it is the tallest building in Japan and beyond: even in the TV towers of the world it has no competitors.