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Dallas’ Museum Tower rises into the sky over the Dallas Arts District.
Lines and curves in this Northern Ontario fire tower (serving the town of Elliot Lake). Was used in the past by a fire ranger, who has now been replaced by aerial surveillance.
Broadway Tower is a folly on Broadway Hill, near the village of Broadway, in the English county of Worcestershire at the second-highest point of the Cotswolds (after Cleeve Hill).Broadway Tower's base is 1,024 feet (312 metres) above sea level. The tower itself stands 65 feet (20 metres) high.
The tower was built in the early 16th century and is a prominent example of the Portuguese Manueline style, but it also incorporates hints of other architectural styles.
Because of the significant role it played in the Portuguese maritime discoveries of the era of the Age of Discoveries. The tower was commissioned by King John II to be part of a defence system at the mouth of the Tagus river and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon.
Belém Tower is a fortified tower located in the civil parish of Santa Maria de Belém in the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (along with the nearby Jerónimos Monastery)because of the significant role it played in the Portuguese maritime discoveries of the era of the Age of Discoveries. The tower was commissioned by King John II to be part of a defence system at the mouth of the Tagus river and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon.
The tower was built in the early 16th century and is a prominent example of the Portuguese Manueline style, but it also incorporates hints of other architectural styles] The structure was built from lioz limestone and is composed of a bastion and a 30-metre (98.4 ft), four-storey tower. It has incorrectly been stated that the tower was built in the middle of the Tagus and now sits near the shore because the river was redirected after the 1755 Lisbon earthquake. In fact, the tower was built on a small island in the Tagus River near the Lisbon shore
Half of the elevated walkway at the Lujiazui roundabout and the Pearl Tower.
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Bangkok’s tallest building at 1000 feet (304 m) from the distance. This tower has an open air, revolving roof deck from where there are superb panoramas of the city.
On the left side of Tower Bridge is a skyscraper Shard. It's a 95-storey building in Southwark, London, that forms part of the London Bridge Quarter development. Standing 309.7 metres (1,016 ft) high, the Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom, the fourth-tallest building in Europe and the 96th-tallest building in the world.
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Tokyo Skytree up close.
The tower is 634 metres high, the tallest structure in Japan, and the second tallest structure in the world! (the only taller one is Burj Khalifa). It was finished on February 29(!) in 2012 and opened to the public on May 22 that same year.
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Christea Turris (The Tower of Christ) built by the Genoese in 1348. A Romanesque style, medieval stone tower.
The Galata Tower, Istanbul
This from www.greatistanbul.com/galata_tower.html
"The Galata Tower, Galata Kulesi in Turkish, is one of the highest and oldest towers of Istanbul. 63 meter (206 feet) high tower provides a panoramic view of the old town. It was built in the 14th century by the Genoese colony as part of the defense wall surrounding their district at Galata directly opposite ancient Constantinopolis. They called the tower as "Christea Turris", or "Tower of Christ". The Genoese were involved in trade with the Byzantines and the tower was used for the surveillance of the Harbor in the Golden Horn. After the conquest of Constantinople by Mehmet II, it served to detect fires in the city."
Tower Bridge opening to let SB Kitty through at dusk.
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The Grade II-listed six-storey tower mill at Burnham Overy Staithe in north Norfolk was built in 1816 and ceased working just over 100 years later in 1919. The mill was sold in 1926 and converted into holiday accommodation. Restoration was carried out in 1957 and the mill was given to the National Trust a year later. The stocks and sails were replaced in 1985.
The Tower Bridge is one of the larger tourist attractions of London. The bridge was built in 1886 and could be commissioned in 1894. Here a photo taken from the there at the Queens Walk.
Tower Bridge in London, at night.
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Victoria Tower on Castle Hill, Huddersfield
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La Tour Agbar de l'architecte Jean Nouvel a été inaugurée en 2005,. Cette tour de 144 mètres de hauteur étonne par sa forme arrondie censée rappeler les tours de la Sagrada Familia.