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Tashkent Television Tower

TV Tower, Tashkent

The Tashkent Television Tower is a 375-metre-high (1,230 ft) tower, located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Construction started in 1978 and it began operation 6 years later, on 15 January 1985.

It was the 3rd tallest tower in the world from 1985 to 1991. Moreover, the decision of construction Tashkent Tower or TV-Tower of Uzbekistan was decided in 1971 in the 1st September in order to spread the TV and radio signals to all over the Uzbekistan.

It is of a vertical cantilever structure, and is constructed out of steel. Its architectural design is a product of the Terxiev, Tsarucov & Semashko firm.

The tower has an observation deck located 97 metres (318 ft) above the ground. It is the tallest structure in Central Asia.

People can visit the viewing deck and the two restaurants: the Blue Restaurant and the Red Restaurant. The high-velocity elevators will take you up to the highest restaurant in 30 seconds. Rotating once every hour, visitors can admire the panoramic view of Tashkent.

The tower’s meteorological station provides the agricultural sector with information about the changes in weather.

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Passport required for entry.

Entrance fee: 15 USD

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