There are 34 items filed under towers.

Düsseldorf, Germany

Rheinturm

This futuristic German television spire is actually the world's largest digital clock
20 Aug 2014
Esch-sur-Sûre, Luxembourg

Esch-sur-Sûre Castle

Once the local rulers had gone these enchanting ruins housed common folk in an almost real life fairy tale
07 Aug 2014
Phan Thiết, Vietnam

Po Shanu Cham Towers

These crumbling towers are some of the last remnants of a centuries-old Vietnamese culture
02 Jun 2014
North Bend, Ohio

William Henry Harrison Monument

This tower-tomb honors a president who only held office for a little over a month but dedicated his life to his country
22 May 2014
Salt Lake City, Utah

Anderson Tower Monument

This granite monument at the site of an ill-conceived tourist attraction is built from the same stone as the Mormon Temple
12 May 2014
Melbourne, Australia

Timeball Tower

An obsolete form of timekeeping still marks the hour in this adapted 19th century lighthouse
14 Feb 2014
Worcester, Massachusetts

Bancroft Tower

This miniature feudal castle was built on a whim to honor a US Navy pioneer
24 Jan 2014
Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

Blackbeard's Castle

Rumored to be the famed pirate's lookout tower, this historic stone structure is now just watching for tourists
16 Dec 2013
Kingsland, London

St Augustine's Tower

This medieval church tower has maintained its clockworks since the 16th century
25 Nov 2013
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

Mysterious stone tower featured in many alternative histories of the New World
28 Oct 2013
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere
28 Oct 2013
Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Kalyan Minaret

This "tower of death" has acted as an observatory, a religious hub, and an executioner's lair
14 Oct 2013
Kazan, Russia

Suyumbike Tower

Russia's own leaning tower was built on a tragic historical fable
14 Oct 2013
Torà, Spain

Torre de Vallferosa

This medieval fortification has weathered the centuries better than any other structure from its era
08 Oct 2013
Shibam, Yemen

Shibam

A city built from mud and known as the "Manhattan of the desert."
06 Aug 2013
Harting, West Sussex

Vandalian Tower

This ruined folly was originally built to honor a failed American state that would have become "Westsylvania"
30 Jul 2013
Barumini, Italy

Su Nuraxi di Barumini

This one-of-a-kind archeological site is home to strange prehistoric ruins, the original use of which is still a mystery
27 Jul 2013
Suita, Japan

Tower of the Sun

Closed for decades, this strange symbol of Japan's Expo '70 has finally opened its psychedelic insides to the public
05 Jun 2013
Giethoorn, Netherlands

De Wieden National Park Observation Tower

Repurposed space and ultra-modern construction collide to create this geometric wooden spectacle
07 May 2013
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Tower of History

Watch the ships come in on Michigan's 210 ft. high observation deck in Sault Ste. Marie
31 Mar 2013
New York, New York

Jefferson Market Library

Named the fifth most beautiful building in America in 1885, this former courthouse boasts the best view in the Village
21 Jan 2013
Temagami, Canada

Temagami Fire Tower

Stunning views over Ontario's old-growth pine forests
26 Jan 2012
Dachnyy, Russia

Shukhov Tower on the Oka River

An unused hyberbolic electricity pylon kept as architectural monument
28 Dec 2011
Schweindorf, Germany

Westerholt E-66 Observation Wind Turbine

Giant wind turbine with observation deck at the very top
18 Jul 2011
Niš, Serbia

The Skull Tower of Nis

Structure built from the skulls of vanquished foes
29 Oct 2010
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