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Towers - TV, Radio and Observation Towers

When we speak of the "world's tallest structures," we're usually describing telecommunications and observation towers. Unlike skyscrapers, these towers aren't designed for habitation, and they aren't included in most listings of tall buildings.

Amazing Tall Towers
The towers in this photo gallery are truly amazing. Some are among the world's tallest man-made structures. Others are remarkable for the ingenuity of their engineering.

Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is an engineering wonder and perhaps the most famous landmark in Paris, France. Here are facts, statistics, and resource links.

Eureka Skydeck 88
Eureka Skydeck 88 in Melbourne, Australia is an observation tower with an unusual observation deck called The Edge. The observation deck is a glass cube that projects 3 meters away from the building, so that the people inside seem to be suspended in midair, nearly 300 meters above the ground.

Sky Tower, New Zealand
AT 328 METRES (over 1,000 feet), Sky Tower is New Zealand's tallest structure and most spectacular tourist, broadcasting and telecommunications facility.

Stratosphere Tower, Las Vegas
Soaring nearly 1,000 feet, the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas, Nevada is visible from anywhere in Las Vegas. Atop the Tower are amazing thrill rides.

Sydney Tower
Rising 305 meters, Sydney Tower is a highly visible landmark in Sydney, Australia. It is the tallest structure in Sydney.

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