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Rendsburg, Germany | Thrown out of Window | "Sulaiman-Too" Sacred Mountain of Kyrgyzstan | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 9 | Metronome - A Huge & Strange Public Art Work in NYC | The Raclawice Panorama - One of World's Largest Circular Panoramic Paintings | Maranjab Caravanserai, Isfahan Province, Iran | World's Lowest Height Building - Fuji Kindergarten | Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), Norway | Strange Orange Coloured Power Plant | Sleeping on Bed of Ice | Hewlett-Packard - Birthplace | Stone House at Fafe | Calamita Cosmica The Giant Skeleton on Prowl | Last Hiding Place Of Lenin | Slauerhoff Bridge - A Giant Flying Kite | Lena Pillars - World's Remotest Natural Wonders | World's Longest Tapestry | World's Tallest Inclined Tower - The Montreal Olympic Tower | Organic Building With Flower Pots On Its Façade | Bosco Verticale - World’s First Vertical Forest | Bloemencorso Bollenstreek - A Dutch Flower Parade | Amazing Subterranean Cathedral of Wieliczka Salt Mine | World's Largest Easter Egg | Small Place With Big Name | Weird Houses Around the World - 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Palace of Baron Empain, Egypt | World's Biggest Cashew Tree | World's Largest Synthetic Material Sculpture | Mausoleum of Tamerlane - A Precursor To Mughal Architecture | Pigeon Tower, Isfahan | Seven-Coloured Earth of Chamarel, Mauritius | Hotel Which Looks Like A Stack of Dutch Houses | Amazing Horse Shoe Shaped Hotel | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 18 | Unique Building Which Looks Like Fabergé Egg | The Montmorency Falls, Quebec, Canada | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 1 | King Kong Versus Beetle | A Giant Sized Welcome in the City of Giants | "My Dear Mother" Clock | Vertical Green Garden of Madrid | Weird Houses Around the World - 5 | Beautiful But Cursed Island Of Gaiola | HABOG - Nuclear Waste Management in An Artistic Way | World's Narrowest Bridge - Nutty Narrows Bridge | Broken Chair - A Monument to Landmine Victims | Kjeragbolten (Kjerag Boulder), Norway | Hole N' The Rock - An Amazing Cave House Built Single-handedly | 3.2 km long Slogan, Chile | Man Who Walked Through The Walls | Spoonbridge and Cherry - Minneapolis Sculpture Garden | Awesome Fire Breathing Dragon Bridge | Saxine - The Smiling Water Tower | World's Largest Hole in a Lake (Revised*) | Modern Day Ten Commandments | World's Most Crooked Street - Lombard Street, San Francisco | Temple Made of Sea-Shells | Enchanting Bamboo Forest of Sagano | Giant Coin Shaped Building | Can You Recognise This? | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 21 | A Giant Egg for the Easter | Strokes of Nature - Face of a Red Indian | A Jumbo 747 Hotel | Can You Recognise This # 8 | Amazing See Through Church Of Borgloon | Swimming on the Edge of the Mighty Victoria Falls (Devil's Pool) | Giant Rock Painting of Buddha, Lashaosi, China | Tree Lockup | Chocolate Hills, Philippines | Fairy Walking Bridge, Xihai Grand Canyon, China | World's Largest Filing Cabinet | World's Largest Chessboard | Amazing New Bridge (Puente Nuevo) Which Is Not New | World's Largest Spinning Top | Maman - The Mother Spider Around the World | Stunningly Colourful Rocks of Zhangye Danxia Landform | Giant Millennium Clock, Tianjun, China | Painting in Field | Fantastic Voyage Through Human Body - CORPUS Centre | Snake Building, Berlin | Heart of Cape Town - Museum of World's First Heart Transplant | Can You Recognise This # 17 | Weird Houses Around the World - 1 | Islet Made Famous by Bond Movie | Unique Architecture Which Spells INFOSYS | Tower of Hercules - World's Oldest Lighthouse | Goat Towers Around The World | Grasshopper Bridge, Denmark | Poor Man's Taj Mahal, Aurangabad, India | A colourful Hotel Complex - Marques de Riscal | Roofless Church | Tunnel of Love | Can You Recognise This # 2 | Jasenovac Tri-Bridge, Croatia | Arctic Circle Monuments & Markers Around The World | Best Place to see Tigers - Bandhavgarh, India | Murals of Invergordon | A Starry Mosque - Dhaka | Vitoslavlitsy - The Museum of Russian Wooden Architecture | Amazing Coffins of Ga Tribe, Ghana | Zorbing - Rolling Down a Slope in a Ball | Crazy Tower With Crawling Babies | Huge 4 km Long Word | Giant Wall Sockets | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 19 | World's Biggest Inverted Pyramid Building | Amazing Rice Paddy Art | The Trojan Horse of Troy is in Turkey! | World's First Truly Circular Skyscraper | The Floating Islands of Lake Titacaca | World's Tallest Mud Earth Building | Beach House on A Pole | House Attack - Small House Versus Big House | Garden of Dolls | World's Largest Collection of Old Windmills | Cano Cristales - World's Most Beautiful River | Not A Mosque | Can You Recognise This # 20 | World's Largest Lenin's Head | Vining - A Small Town With Big Art | Mysterious Mojave Megaphone | Intricate Stepwell Near Jaipur | Beautiful Bamboo Mosque in Rural Malaysia | Hopewell Rocks - Flower Pots of Nature | Periplaneta Americana Invades Havana | Zhivopisny Bridge - A Picturesque Red Bridge With Spider's Sac | Cinque Terre - Five Colourful Villages on Italian Coast | World's Thickest Tree - Arbol del Tule | Memorial to Gandhi's First Non-violent Struggle | Bridge Houses at Bad Kreuznach Germany | Which is the World's Largest Church? | Beautiful Blue Mosque of St. Petersburg | Gun Shaped Lake | House Boats of Kerala, India | Wotruba Kirche - A Church Made of Concrete Blocks | Gateway Arch - Highest Monument in USA | Cross (Krestovy) Bridge - World's First 4-Way Bridge | Man Shaped Lake, Brazil | Gateway to Heaven - Tianmen Cave, China | Hiran Minar, Fathehpur Sikri - A Uniquely Studded Tower | World's Largest Terraced Paddy Fields, Yuen Yang, China | From Abandoned House to Doll House - Converting Unsightly to Showpiece | Metal Monster or Metal Art? | Crescent Shaped Island | Crazy Fountain - The Crown Fountain, Chicago | Oldest Wooden Building in the World | Gravity Defying Stones | Wichahpi Stone Wall - A Unique Memorial to A Native American Woman | Moeraki Boulders - Giant Eggs Laid by Nature | Tallest Statue in the World - Spring Temple Buddha | Bridge in Mona Lisa | World's Largest Sculpture Park - Changchun | Cabin Built from Fossilised Dinosaur Bones | 'Trim' the Cat of Matthew Flinders | Sanyo Solar Ark - A Solar Power Plant Built From Rejects | Hollywood Walk of Fame is 50 Years Old | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 7 | Amazing Turf Houses of Iceland | Giant Hand at Holocaust Memorial, Miami | Palace on the Rocks | Can You Recognise This # 18 | World's Largest Mud-brick Building | World's Largest Bulldozer | Tri-Bridges Around the World | Weird Houses Around the World | The Painted Wall, Barcelona | Fountain Which is A Digital Clock | The House In The Sea | Swallow's Nest | Razzle Dazzle Ship of Arnhem | Tent Shaped Church With Needle Tower | Flying Saucer Shaped Church | Can You Recognise This # 13 | World's Largest Solar Powered Stadium | World's Biggest Apple | World's Largest Radio Telescope | Strokes of Nature - Pink Galaxy | Giant Hands of Chandigarh, India | "Desert Breath" - Art in the desert | World's Largest Coin | World's Largest Monopoly Board | Treetops Lodge - Where A Princess Became A Queen | Can You Recognise This # 27 | When Martians Landed | Gundam RX-78 Giant Robot Hero - Life Size Statue | Garstin's Folly - Gol Ghar (Round House), Patna, India | The Giant Eye of Chicago | Rock of Guatapé | Weird Houses Around the World - 14 | Tower which is leaner than the Leaning Tower of Pisa | Sacra Cintola (Holy Belt) of the Virgin Mary, Prato Cathedral | World's Largest Aircraft - Antonov AN-225 | Humayun's Tomb, Delhi, India | Weird Houses Around the World - 11 | Shaking Minarets of Sidi Bashir Mosque, Ahmedabad | When Walls Had Ears | Can You Recognise This # 10 | Kondyor Massif - A Perfectly Circular Geological Formation | Weird Houses Around the World - 19 | World's Largest Automatic Bike Parking Lot | Amazing Volcanic Vineyards of La Geria | World's Largest Mosaic | Sign Post Forest | Namba Park, Osaka - A Green Shopping Mall Cum Office | 1000 Islands - St. Lawrence River | Ennedi Plateau - Sahara’s Secret Garden | Unique Library Which Straddles Borders of Two Countries | Vasehenge - A Large Circle of Vases | World's Largest Island within a Lake on an Island within a Lake on an Island | Thirteen O'clock | Colmar Tropicale - A French Themed Resort in Malaysia | Giant Plug and Socket | Glengall Bridge - London's Little Drawbridge | Selfridges, Birmingham - A Building Adorned With Sequins | Worlds Largest Spherical Dome - Ericsson Globe | Khaju Bridge, Isfahan, Iran | Small Town Made Famous by BBC Serial | World Wide Web - Birthplace | Keshwa Chaca - Oldest Surviving Inca Rope Bridge | Can You Recognise This # 4 | Goat Towers Around The World - Updated | Weird Houses Around the World - 4 | Can You Recognise This # 1 | Oil Lake on Fire | Can You Recognise This # 25 | World's First Hard Disk - Birthplace | Weird Houses Around the World - 17 | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 16 | World's Largest Bas-Relief Sculptures | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 11 | Locks of Love around the World! | Catatumbo - Where Lightning Strikes Almost Whole Year Round | New Year and First Anniversary | Amazing Binocular Shaped Building | Pietermaritzburg Station - Start Of Gandhi's Fight Against Discrimination | Giant Balloon Dogs of Jeff Koons | Unusual Pyramid Mosque | Duke of York's Picture House - Oldest Cinema Hall in UK | Lucy - World's Biggest Elephant | Oldest Olympic Rings and Olympic Flame Tower | The Cloud Gate, Chicago | World's Largest Bicycle | Giant Golden Bees Attack World's Tallest Residential Tower | Dali's Museum and Torre Galatea - Strange Architecture | World's Most Expensive Island | Enchanted Highway - A 32 Mile Long Art Collection | Ju Ming Museum - Taiwan's Largest Sculpture Garden | Metropolis - The Hometown of Superman | London Bridge has fallen down | Giant Drawer House | Cosmovitral - A Beautiful Stained Glasshouse Garden | Yoido Full Gospel Church, Seoul | Carhenge - Modern Day Stonehenge | Giant Anamorphic Red Flower, Nanning Gateway, China | Red Crab Migration - Christmas Island | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 15 | World's Largest Hole in a Lake | Clingstone House - A Remarkable House on A Rock | World's Largest Baseball Bat | Bridge of Vases | India's Only Natural Arch Bridge | Spiral Shaped Church - The Temple, Independence, USA | A Cute Three Way Bridge | Giethoorn - Village With No Roads | A Huge Modern Building on Stilts | The Silent People of Finland | Beautiful Salt Pans, Tegguiada-In-Tessoum, Niger | Oldest Cherry Blossom Trees in The World | Giant Hands, Duke Town, Calabar, Nigeria | The Giant Awakes - The Awakening and The Second Awakening | World's Largest Quarried Stones | Heidelberg Project - Transforming A Shambled Street Into Pride Of The City | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 5 | Bar Coded Building | Amazing Temple Built From Million Beer Bottles | Magnificent Stained Glass Winter Garden, Ursuline Institute, Belgium | World's Largest Wooden Church - Kerimäki Church, Finland | Google - Birthplace | Las Lajas Cathedral - A Cathedral Built in A Gorge | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 6 | Book Shaped Buildings | Fujian Tulou, China - World Heritage Site | Graffiti @ Kelburn Castle | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 4 | "Castel Meur" - House Made Famous by Picture Postcard | Waldspirale (Forest Spiral), Darmstadt | Which is the World's Highest Peak? | Hitler's Grandiose Plan for Berlin | Huge Colourful Streamers on the Hills of Tibet | Heart Shaped Pond for the Valentine's Day | Oak Trees atop Tower of Guinigis, Lucca, Italy | Bourn Windmill - England's Oldest Windmill | Amazingly Balanced Rocks Around the World - 14 | Tianjin Eye - A giant Ferris wheel on a bridge | World's Largest Terrestrial Vehicle | Church Carved out of Single Block of Rock | Giant Hydra Headed Dragon Clock | Tri-Bridges Around The World | Can You Recognise This # 11 | Performance Piece - An Abstract Sculpture | Charybdis - An Amazing Water Vortex Sculpture | Sculptures in White Desert | The Rundetarn (Round Tower), Copenhagen, Denmark | World's Biggest Image Building | The Heart of Voh | Happy Rizzi House | Spectacular Painted Hills of Oregon | Beautiful Lagoons Amidst Sand Dunes | Cat Who Walks Through Walls | Vertigo Inducing Glass Balconies at Willis Tower, Chicago | Can You Recognise This # 21 | Swimming Over The Sidewalk | World's Most Expensive - 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Lift Towers or Elevator Testing Towers

With the construction craze for high rise buildings escalating, the lift manufacturers are required to design and build safe but high speed lifts for such buildings. Lift towers (aka Elevator Testing Towers) are towers used to test prototypes of lifts and their new drives, gears, cables and other systems under controlled conditions.  Few such notable towers around the World are;

1. Hyundai 'ASAN' Tower, Icheon, S. Korea 205 m
2. Mitsubishi 'SOLAÉ' Inazawa, Japan 173 m
3. Nippon-Otis Tower, Shibayama, Japan 154 m
4. Otis Elevator Tower, Bristol, CT, USA 117 m
5. Express Lift Tower, Northampton, UK 127 m

A brief description of each of these is given below;

1. Hyundai Asan Tower, Icheon - World's Tallest Lift Tower

In April 20, 2009 Hyundai Elevator Company's Test Tower known as Asan Tower, located at Icheon, South Korea surpassed its Japanese rival Mitsubishi Electric Corporation's Lift Testing Tower at Inazawa City, Japan, (see #2). With a height of 205 metres (673 feet) it now holds the record of being the Tallest Lift Tower in the World.

Source of Info and more info: http://joongangdaily.joins.com / Official Web Page of Hyundai Elevator Co. 

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2. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation's - SOLAÉ - World's Second Tallest Lift Tower

Image from Panoramio is by S_Mori

Image from Panoramio is by yamagen1701

The 173 metres (567 feet ) tall lift testing tower located in the Mitsubishi Electric's complex at Inazawa City, Japan, is known as SOLAÉ. Completed on September 26, 2007 it started functioning on January 25, 2008. Till recently it was the tallest of its kind but Asan Tower (See #1), located at Icheon, South Korea has overtaken it now. Its height is equivalent to a 40 storey building. However in terms of total shaft length Otis Elevator Test Tower, Shibayama, Japan may be longest as it's shaft extends about 27 metres (89 feet) below ground. (See #3)

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Credits: Special thanks to S_Mori for informing me about the correct location of the lift testing tower.

Source of info: BBC News More info: Official Release (pdf)

3. Nippon-Otis Elevator Test Tower, Shibayama, Chiba, Japan.

Image from Panoramio is by sheridan_gray

Located in Nippon-Otis factory at Shibayama, Chiba, Japan, this lift tower is second tallest in the World with a height of 154 metres (505 feet). However its shaft goes down another 27 metres (89 feet) below ground, thereby making it longest in terms of shaft length with a total of 181 metres (594 feet).

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4. Otis Elevator Test Tower, Bristol, Connecticut - America's Tallest Lift Tower

Image from Flickr is by MarkKristenBenEve

The lift tower of Otis Quality Assurance Centre at Bristol Research Centre, Bristol, Connecticut, USA is America’s tallest elevator test tower. It stands 117 metre (383 feet) high equivalent to a 29 story building and started its operations in May 1987. Though this tower is shorter than the historic Express Lift Tower at Northampton, England (see #5) but I have placed it at at #4 because the Northampton tower is currently not in use.

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5. Express Lift Tower, Northampton - Europe's Tallest Lift Tower

Image from Flickr is by JohnGreyTurner

This 127.45 metres (418.1 feet) tall Lift testing Tower of Express Lift Company, located in Northampton, England is the tallest tower of its kind in Europe and ony one and first of its type in England. The tower was a land mark in the country and was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 12 November 1982.

In January 1997, the tower fell out of use after Express Lifts was taken over by Otis and subsequently closed. It is understood that after some renovation and repairs the tower will soon be restored to its original purpose.

Update September 24, 2009:
The tower has now been renovated and is reopening as The National Lift Tower. More info at: http://www.nationallifttower.co.uk/ (Thank you Anonymous for this feed back.)

Source of Info: Wikipedia


Anonymous,  September 24, 2009 2:26 am  

The Express Lift Tower has been renovated and is reopening as The National Lift Tower. http://www.nationallifttower.co.uk/

Unknown April 29, 2012 11:34 am  

The tallest tower was newly constructed by HITACHI in 2010.
Location is 36.40225°N 140.51388°E.



Ardi Wiryawan May 06, 2014 10:59 am  

ThyssenKrupp Testing Tower in Korea, reach height of 147 Meter,
Hitachi Testing tower in Hitachikana Japan, reach height of 214 Meters

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