10 Tallest Towers in the World
Technological advancements in the world have led the world to see sky reaching structures. The world keeps going vertical in the sense of progression. Here are a list of the 10 tallest towers in the world.
1. Burj Khalifa
This magnificent structure in downtown Dubai is breathtakingly tall with a height of 829.8 meters with 900 apartments for both residential and office service.
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2. Tokyo Sky Tree
It’s a broadcasting, restaurant and observation tower which was recently completed in the year 2012 attaining the height of 634 meters. This structure stands tall in the Sumida region of Tokyo. The tower is earthquake resistant with seismic proofing.
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3. Canton Tower
Canton tower is an astronomical and sightseeing tower with the height of 600 meters. The tower was used during the Asian Games in 2010. It was initially called the Haixin tower.
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4. CN Tower
CN tower in Canada, Toronto is the one of the tallest free-standing structure and the tallest one in the entire western hemisphere. It’s a concrete communication and observation tower attracting over 2 million tourists every year.
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5. Ostankino Tower
It’s a television and radio tower in Russia, in the capital city of Moscow. It’s used by a Russian radio and television broadcasting network.
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6. Oriental Pearl Tower
Oriental Pearl Tower is in Shanghai, China. It remained the tallest structure in China till 2007 but was defeated by the Shanghai World Financial Center.
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7. Milad Tower
Milad Tower in Tehran, Iran still survives as the tallest structure in Iran. It is also popularly known as Borj-E-Milad. It is also the 15th tallest free standing structure in the world.
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8. KL Tower
KL or the Kuala Lampur tower is the tallest structure in Malaysia. It is a tourist, adventure and cultural center and shines in all its grandeur in the city center. It provides the highest viewpoint in Kuala Lampur.
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9.Tianjin Radio and Television Tower
Tianjin radio and television tower is a concrete built tower in the Tianjin region of China used for communication. It is a part of the World Federation of Great Towers.
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10.Central Radio and TV Tower
Central radio and TV tower is a tall structure in Beijing, China. It has a revolving restaurant and observation checks. It gives a panoramic view of the city.
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