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Azadi Tower
   is in   
Tehran
Built in commemoration of the 2500th anniversary of the Persian Empire in 1971
Azeri TV Tower
   is in   
Baku
Free standing telecom tower with a height of 1017 feet built in 1996
Baiyoke Tower II
   is in   
Bangkok
World's tallest reinforced structure and the 3rd tallest all-hotel building in the world
Bank of America Tower
   is in   
Seattle
Made of simple black glass block it stands at 997 feet and opened in 1985
BMW Tower
   is in   
Munich
Mimics the shape of a car engine cylinder - designed by Karl Schwanzer
BT Tower
   is in   
London
Taking photographs of the tower, until recently, was deemed an offence under the Official Secrets Act
Central Plains Pearl TV Tower
   is in   
Luoyang
Concrete tower 912 feet high
CN Tower
   is in   
Toronto
Touted as the world's tallest building, the observation deck is at 1,465 feet with its antenna reaching 1,815 feet
Commerzbank Tower
   is in   
Frankfurt
When it opened in 1997 it was the tallest building in Europe
Donauturm
   is in   
Vienna
The 'Danube Tower' was created in 1964 by architect Hannes Lintl.
Dragon Tower
   is in   
Harbin
Built in 2000, at 1,102 ft it is the 22nd highest tower in the world and the 7th highest in Asia
Eiffel Tower
   is in   
Paris
Built in 1887 it remained the world's tallest structure until 1930
Europaturm
   is in   
Frankfurt
Germany's highest building is roughly equal in height to that of the Eiffel tower
Florianturm
   is in   
Dortmund
In 2000 a catwalk was opened for bungee jumping but it was closed 3 years later due to a fatal accident
Gerbrandy Tower
   is in   
Lopik
During Christmas time lights are installed making the tower the biggest Christmas tree in the world
Goldman Sachs Tower
   is in   
Jersey City
One of the 50 tallest buildings in the United States, it is 781 feet tall
Heinrich-Hertz-Turm
   is in   
Hamburg
Consists of eight concentric platforms stacked one atop the other
Hillbrow Tower
   is in   
Johannesburg
Originally known as the JG Strijdom Tower after South Africa's prime minister from 1954-1958
Jim Mao Tower
   is in   
Shanghai
China's tallest building and the world's fifth tallest
KCTV Tower
   is in   
Kansas City
Tallest self-supporting tower in the United States until 1968
Key Tower
   is in   
Cleveland
Tallest building between Chicago and New York City
Leaning Tower
   is in   
Pisa
293 steps to the top
Liberation Tower
   is in   
Kuwait City
Construction was halted at the onset of the Invasion of Kuwait
Menara Tower
   is in   
Kuala Lumpur
The tallest single standing concrete structure in the world and fourth tallest communication tower
Milad Tower
   is in   
Tehran
The only tower with an octogonal base symbolizing Persian architecture
Olympiaturm
   is in   
Munich
Overall height of 291m with a Rock 'n' Roll museum at the 190m observation platform
Oriental Pearl Tower
   is in   
Shanghai
Design based on a Tan dynasty poem about the haunting sound made by a lute
Ostankino Tower
   is in   
Moscow
Fire in 2000 led to renovation.
Reunion Tower
   is in   
Dallas
Its geodesic dome has 260 lights that blink at night in various patterns
Sentech Tower
   is in   
Johannesburg
On windy days, the tower leans up to 2 meters
Sky Tower
   is in   
Auckland
Tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere
Space Needle
   is in   
Seattle
Built for the 1963 World's Fair
Star Tower
   is in   
Cincinnati
Erected in the summer of 1991
Stratosphere Tower
   is in   
Las Vegas
The thrill ride at the top of the tower, The Big Shot, is the highest in the world at 1,081 feet (329 m)
Sutro Tower
   is in   
San Francisco
Stands on private property with access only to authorized personnel
Telemax
   is in   
Hanover
Operated by Deutsche Telekom
Torre De Collserola
   is in   
Barcelona
Built in 1992 for the Summer Olympics
Torre EspaƱa
   is in   
Madrid
Known in Madrid as the "Piruli" because it looks similar to a lollipop
Torre Espacial
   is in   
Buenos Aires
Built in an amusement park. You can see the Uruguayan coast from its highest observation deck.
Torrena
   is in   
Guadalajara
Twenty-fourth highest tower in the world and highest in Latin America
Trump World Tower
   is in   
New York
Luxury condos start at $650,000 and top out at $28,000,000; with the penthouse priced at $58,000,000
West Pearl Tower
   is in   
Chengdu
Completed in 2004
Williams Tower
   is in   
Houston
Often referred to as "the Transco" by long-time residents


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