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Observation towers

The database currently contains a total of 265 structures in this category.

Legend: entry with pictures, new entry (30 days), updated entry (14 days)

# Name Year Location Status
1 Aalborg Tower Aalborg Denmark in use
2 Ahlbeck Observation Tower 1996 Heringsdorf (MV) Germany in use
3 Altvaterturm Lehesten (TH) Germany
4 ArcelorMittal Orbit 2012 London United Kingdom in use
5 Arche Nebra Observation Tower 2007 Nebra (Unstrut) (ST) Germany in use
6 Astoria Column 1926 Astoria (OR) USA in use
7 Atakule Tower 1989 Ankara Turkey in use
8 Atzelberg Tower 1980 Kelkheim (Taunus) (HE) Germany destroyed
9 Aussichtsturm Grötzinger Höhe 1883 Neustadt in Sachsen (SN) Germany in use
10 Aussichtsturm Klobikau 2002 Bad Lauchstädt (ST) Germany in use
11 Aussichtsturm Schöne Aussicht 1910 Bad Schmiedeberg (ST) Germany in use
12 Azadi Tower 1971 Tehran Iran in use
13 bahnorama 2010 Vienna Austria in use
14 Batumi Alphabetic Tower 2011 Batumi Georgia in use
15 Baumwipfelpfad Rügen Binz (MV) Germany in use
16 Bayterek 2002 Astana Kazakhstan in use
17 BBI-Infotower 2007 Schönefeld (BB) Germany in use
18 Bei-Tou Incinerator Taipei Taiwan in use
19 Belvedere auf dem Klausberg 1772 Potsdam (BB) Germany in use
20 Berlin Transmission Tower 1926 Berlin (BE) Germany in use
21 Bicentennial Tower 1996 Erie (PA) USA in use
22 Bierpinsel 1976 Berlin (BE) Germany in use
23 Bismarckturm (Burg im Spreewald) 1917 Burg (Spreewald) (BB) Germany in use
24 Bismarckturm Bochum 1910 Bochum (NRW) Germany in use
25 Bismarckturm Stuttgart 1904 Stuttgart (BW) Germany in use
26 Bismarkturm 1909 Jena (TH) Germany in use
27 Bitterfeld Arch 2006 Bitterfeld-Wolfen (ST) Germany in use
28 Black Gate Oberhausen (NRW) Germany in use
29 Black Moor Observation Tower 2009 Fladungen (BY) Germany in use
30 Blackpool Tower 1894 Blackpool United Kingdom in use
31 Blauen Observation Tower 1895 Müllheim (BW) Germany in use
32 Blumenthal Observation Tower 2004 Heiligengrabe (BB) Germany in use
33 Branca Tower 1933 Milan (LM) Italy in use
34 Brasilia TV Tower 1967 Brasilia Brazil in use
35 Bredstedt Transmission Tower Bredstedt (SH) Germany in use
36 Bremerhaven Radar Tower 1965 Bremerhaven (HB) Germany in use
37 Bruck Wind Turbine and Observation Tower 2000 Bruck an der Leitha (NOE) Austria in use
38 Büchenbronn Tower 1883 Pforzheim (BW) Germany in use
39 Bungsberg Transmission Tower 1977 Bungsberg (SH) Germany in use
40 Burgholzhof Observation Tower 1891 Stuttgart (BW) Germany in use
41 Cabot Tower 1897 Bristol United Kingdom
42 Calgary Tower 1968 Calgary (AB) Canada in use
43 Canton Tower 2010 Guangzhou China in use
44 Carl Alexander Tower 1898 Ruhla (TH) Germany in use
45 Carlshausturm 1998 Carlshaushöhe (ST) Germany in use
46 Casubian Eye 2006 Gniewino (PM) Poland in use
47 Chaumont Tower 1912 Neuchâtel (NE) Switzerland in use
48 Chiba Port Tower 1986 Chiba Japan
49 Chuderhüsi Tower 2002 Röthenbach im Emmental (BE) Switzerland in use
50 Churchill Marina Viewing Tower 1999 Churchill (MB) Canada in use
51 Chutzenturm 2010 Seedorf (BE) Switzerland in use
52 Cité de l'Énergie Observation Tower Shawinigan (QC) Canada in use
53 Coit Tower 1934 San Francisco (CA) USA in use
54 Colonne Trajane 1792 Méréville (91) France in use
55 Cvilín Observation Tower 1903 Krnov Czechia in use
56 Dietzenbach Observation Tower 2001 Dietzenbach (HE) Germany in use
57 Dissen Transmission Tower Dissen am Teutoburger Wald (NI) Germany in use
58 Donauturm 1964 Vienna Austria in use
59 Dubai Frame 2017 Dubai United Arab Emirates under construction
60 Dülken Water Tower Viersen (NRW) Germany in use
61 Ecotech Center E-66 Wind Turbine 1999 Swaffham United Kingdom in use
62 Eichbergturm 2005 Emmendingen (BW) Germany in use
63 Eichelspitzturm 2006 Eichelspitze (BW) Germany in use
64 Eiffel Tower 1889 Paris (75) France in use
65 Elitch Gardens Observation Tower 1995 Denver (CO) USA in use
66 Entdeckerturm 2006 Ronneburg (TH) Germany in use
67 Ernst Agnes Tower 1893 Schmölln (TH) Germany in use
68 Eugen-Keidel Tower Freiburg im Breisgau (BW) Germany in use
69 Euromast 1960 Rotterdam Netherlands in use
70 Eye of the Wind 2010 Grouse Mountain (BC) Canada in use
71 Fernsehturm auf dem Brocken 1937 Brocken (ST) Germany in use
72 Fernsehturm Heidelberg 1958 Heidelberg (BW) Germany in use
73 Frankenwarte Tower 1894 Würzburg (BY) Germany in use
74 Fremersbergturm 1961 Baden-Baden (BW) Germany in use
75 Friedenswarte Brandenburg 1974 Brandenburg an der Havel (BB) Germany in use
76 Friedrichsturm 1891 Baden-Baden (BW) Germany in use
77 Fukuoka Tower 1989 Fukuoka Japan in use
78 Gänsehalsturm 1976 Bell (RP) Germany in use
79 Gardens by the Bay Supertrees 2012 Singapore Singapore in use
80 Gateway Arch 1966 Saint Louis (MO) USA in use
81 Gauss Tower 1964 Dransfeld (NI) Germany in use
82 Gediminas Tower Vilnius Lithuania in use
83 Gibloux Transmission Tower Gibloux (FR) Switzerland
84 Glockenturm Olympiastadion 1936 Berlin (BE) Germany in use
85 Glückaufturm 2000 Oelsnitz/Erzgebirge (SN) Germany in use
86 Goethe Tower 1931 Frankfurt (HE) Germany destroyed
87 Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center North Platte (NE) USA in use
88 Gräbersberg Observation Tower 1998 Alpenrod (RP) Germany in use
89 Grosser Feldberg Observation Tower 1949 Schmitten (HE) Germany in use
90 Grunewald Tower 1899 Berlin (BE) Germany in use
91 Guangzhou International Finance Center 2010 Guangzhou China in use
92 Habsburgwarte 1888 Vienna Austria in use
93 Haniel-Treppe 2010 Duisburg (NRW) Germany in use
94 Harkortturm 1884 Wetter (Ruhr) (NRW) Germany in use
95 Hasenbergturm 1879 Stuttgart (BW) Germany destroyed
96 Hasenrain Tower 1900 Mulhouse (68) France in use
97 Helleberg Observation Tower 1998 Weidenhahn (RP) Germany in use
98 Helsinki Olympic Stadium Tower 1938 Helsinki Finland in use
99 Hermesturm 1958 Hanover (NI) Germany in use
100 Heubach Television Tower Heubach (BW) Germany in use