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10 Amazing Bell Towers From Around The World

I previously wrote on the most famous Clock Towers in the world, so it only make sense to write on Bell Towers as well. Some of those bell towers (or campaniles or belfries) are cathedral bell towers, and some are standalone towers. What they all have in common? They are all tall, old, and definitely worth the long climb, or elevator ride up to...

10 Most Famous Clock Towers In The World

1. Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower), London, England – Officially called Elizabeth Tower, Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock tower at the Palace of Westminster. Completed in 1858, the tower holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world and is the third-tallest free-standing clock tower. It is by far the most...

10 Unforgettable Skywalks From Around The World

The combination of great heights with wonderful views and a hint of danger is always exhilarating. So here’s a list of awesome skywalks or edge-walks from around the world, either on top of tall towers, or over-the-edge observation decks out in nature 1. Grand Canyon Skywalk, Arizona, United States – This transparent over-the-edge...

10 Coolest Water Towers

Most of the water towers aren’t exactly a treat for the eyes. They’re basically big clumsy tanks of water set up high above the ground, high enough to  pressurize a water supply. We gathered here a list of some cool water towers you might actually like. They either have a nice look, a cool location, or any other characteristic that...

10 Most Famous Lighthouses In The World

1. Les Eclaireurs lighthouse, Argentina – Also known as the ‘the lighthouse at the end of the world’, this lighthouse is located on a small island 5 nmi (which are 9.3 km) east to the Argentinian city of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. The lighthouse was built in 1920 and is now a popular tourists attraction...

10 Tallest Towers In The World

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The engineering definition of a tower is a tall man-made structure, always taller than it is wide, meant for regular access by humans, but not for living in or office work. These towers are often observation towers, radio towers or TV towers.  The following list contains the tallest towers in the world. If you’re looking for the list...

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