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Submitted by Visit Plus on Fri, 03/18/2016 - 20:52

Ostankino television tower is one of the tallest buildings in the world. This is one of the Moscowattractions. The tower height is 540.1 meters. There are located television and radio antennas and other equipment on the tower.

TV Tower is located in the Ostankino district of Moscow, at a distance about 7.3 kilometers to north of the Kremlin and Red Square. The tower is located near the Ostankino Park and VDNKh.

The tower was built in the period from 1960 to 1967. TV Tower is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers. Observation decks is located at an altitude of 337 and 340 meters.

Ostankino Tower is also known for its "Seventh Heaven" restaurant. The restaurant occupies three floors at a height from 328 to 334 meters. The restaurant offers its customers in addition to food and drinks and excellent views of the city. A fire occurred at the tower in 2000. Since it the restaurant is under restoration.

There is a concert hall "Korolyovsky" in the building near the Ostankino television tower.

It is possible to visit the observation deck and museum for participants of tour groups. Tours are conducted daily. It is possible to sign up for a tour and to visit the tower in advance. Check tours information on
www.tvtower.ru site.

  • Address: Moscow, Academician Korolev street, 15, building 2.
  • The nearest metro station VDNKh is at a distance of about 1.6 kilometers.
  • "Telecenter" monorail station is located at a distance of about 300 meters from the television tower.
  • Location Ostankino television tower in Moscow can be specified on the map.
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