The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

Let’s visit Ostankino Tower in Moscow that was built in 1967. It took 7 years to construct it. This is the highest television tower in Europe which is 540 meters high.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The place embraces equipment of Russian TV channels, several radio-stations and even a meteorological observatory. It is equipped with 7 elevators, has 45 floors, an observation ground located 337 meters high and restaurant Nebo (Sky) with a rotating floor that makes a turn around the tower axis per hour.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The observation ground has an open round balcony with restricted access.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

Once a week a part of the equipment is turned off for some hours so that employees can carry out necessary works and avoid influence of electromagnetic radiation.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

An exhibition of old cars is located nearby.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

In August 2000 the Tower was on fire that resulted in human and serious material losses. It was closed for tourists for 10 years.Today the restaurant is still closed unlike the observation ground that welcomes visitors.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

It is not easy to get an access to the place. You will be asked to remove all the metal items you have, they will examine your cameras and documents.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The observation ground has windows on the floor that are 3 cm thick, even if the fattest person in the world decides to jump on them nothing will happen.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

It is one of some places where you can use cameras and optical devices.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

Moscow views.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The City.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Palace and Temple of Life-Giving Trinity in Ostankino.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The town of astronauts.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

All-Russia Exhibition Centre, Pavilion 1.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

Cosmos Hotel.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

Academician Korolev Street’ tramway.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

All-Russian Exhibition Center.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

A skyscraper.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

Residential complex Tricolor.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

Triumph Palace was hardly seen.

The Highest Television Tower In Europe

Location: Moscow

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13 thoughts on “The Highest Television Tower In Europe”

  1. I’ve been to the visitors platform in 1993, it was a bit cloudy and the clouds were coming right at us, added some excitement to our trip…

  2. “Academician Korolev Street’ tramway”

    This track Soviet train on magnetic levitation (Maglev). Most Russians do not even know of its existence in Moscow.

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