Archive for the 'Towers' Category

The Rheinturm 240.5 metre high concrete telecommunication tower in Düsseldorf, Germany

Friday, May 4th, 2007

The Rheinturm Düsseldorf is a 240.5 metre high concrete telecommunication tower in Düsseldorf, Germany , Capital of the federal state (Bundesland) of North Rhine-Westphalia. It was built from 1979 until 1981. The Rheinturm carries aerials for directional radio, FM and TV transmitters and has in a height of 174.5 metre a revolving restaurant and in a height of 170 metres an observation deck.



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The Blackpool Tower, Blackpool, UK

Monday, March 26th, 2007

The Blackpool Tower is a tourist attraction in the town of Blackpool, Lancashire, in northern England (grid reference SD306360). The tower is 158 m (518 ft 9 in) tall. It was inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It cost £42,000 GBP to construct, and it first opened to the public on 14 May 1894. It is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers.



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Stilo Lighthouse in Stilo, Poland

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

Stilo Lighthouse in Stilo - 16-sided steel tower with horizontal red, white and black bands build in 1906 Location: eastern part of Polish coast, Baltic Sea, Poland



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