Ostankino Tower is a free-standing television and radio tower in Moscow, Russia. Standing 540 metres (1772 ft) tall, Ostankino was designed by Nikolai Nikitin. It is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers, currently the tallest in Europe and 4th tallest in the world.
The tower was the first free-standing structure to exceed 500 m (1640 ft) in height. The tower was constructed to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the October Revolution. It is named after the Ostankino district of Moscow in which it is located.
Construction began in 1963 and was completed in 1967.
Rising at height of 85 meters at technical level inside the tower
Story about constructive and engineering peculiarities of Ostankino Tower
Visiting observation deck at height of 337 meters
Romantic evening at Ostankino Tower with visiting of the observation deck, dinner at “7th HEAVEN” dining complex and personal servicing.
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