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View Poll Results: CN vs Ost. vs Srat.
CN 260 60.32%
Ostankino 85 19.72%
Stratosphere 38 8.82%
Other 48 11.14%
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Old November 5th, 2004, 10:33 PM   #1
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CN Tower vs Ostankino Tower vs Stratosphere Tower





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Old November 5th, 2004, 10:34 PM   #2
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CN Tower. I like the one in Las Vegas, but the one in Russia is the ugliest thing I have ever seen!
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Old November 5th, 2004, 10:49 PM   #3
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I think the ostankino tower looks pretty sweet.
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Old November 5th, 2004, 10:53 PM   #4
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i pick CN...you should make a thread with like the Space Needle, Oriental Pearl Tower, and the one Berlin, etc
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Old November 6th, 2004, 12:56 AM   #5
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I have only been up the CN tower and it is pretty cool. I really like the floor where they have very thick glass on the floor and you can stand on it while looking down about 900 feet.

The Stratosphere seems cool with its rollercoaster.

I'm not sure I'd trust the Russian building standards enough to go up the Ostankino Tower.
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Old November 6th, 2004, 02:10 AM   #6
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Stratosphere Tower for me, then Ostankino, last CN Tower
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Old November 6th, 2004, 02:36 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nick in Atlanta
I'm not sure I'd trust the Russian building standards enough to go up the Ostankino Tower.

It has been on fire before




CN Tower, Toronto Canada
553 m 1,815 ft

Ostankino Tower, Moscow Russia
537 m 1,762 ft

Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai China
468 m 1,535 ft

Tianjin Tower, Tianjin China
415 m 1,362 ft

Central Radio and TV Tower, Beijing China
405 m 1,329 ft

Tashkent Tower, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
375 m 1,230 ft

The Stratosphere, Las Vegas, USA
350.3 m 1149 ft

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Old November 6th, 2004, 02:53 AM   #8
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Old November 6th, 2004, 03:48 AM   #9
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hmm. Mabey this wasnt a close enough comparison.
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Old November 6th, 2004, 01:30 PM   #10
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CN Tower without a doubt.
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Old November 6th, 2004, 02:05 PM   #11
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Ostankino. In my mind one of the smartest tv-towers in the world; an strong and harmonic appearance!
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Old November 6th, 2004, 02:18 PM   #12
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Ostankino
for me to so space probe looking
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Old November 6th, 2004, 03:07 PM   #13
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Ostankino is so cold and depressing looking. It looks like some sort of crazy industrial plant from the future. That's why I think it's kind of cool because it's so unconventional.

But CN Tower looks the best all around.
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Old November 6th, 2004, 05:03 PM   #14
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Yeah. The Ostackino tower is awesome.
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Old November 6th, 2004, 08:53 PM   #15
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I went up the CN tower for the first time in the late 70's and the elevator operator joked that the tower was insured for a certain period of time. I don't remember how long they said, but it was something like 100 years. What happens after that? Is it at risk for falling down? If it fell northwards what street would the top hit?

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Old November 7th, 2004, 08:44 AM   #16
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Canadian National Tower.
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Old November 7th, 2004, 11:23 AM   #17
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is toronto planning some development that doesn't dwarf the cn tower?
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Old November 7th, 2004, 01:35 PM   #18
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I've been up the CN Tower (which actually changed its name from Canadian National to Canada's National Tower after CN Rail sold its ownership) several times, and seen the Stratosphere up close, but haven't seen Ostankino in person. Ostankino's pretty depressing looking, sort of a poor man's CN. Kinda like something a movie from the 50s would portray as the scary "Future". Stratosphere looks less tall in person, maybe because of the white coloring and faux-Space Needle looking shape. CN Tower by far!
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Old November 7th, 2004, 05:03 PM   #19
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Here's a proper photo of the CN Tower, (I'm just getting an anti-leeching photo here):


And since "other" is an option in the poll, here's a few others:

Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai:


Tianjin TV Tower:
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Old November 7th, 2004, 05:12 PM   #20
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Stratosphere tower; it has a roller coaster .
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