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Macau Tower

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Identification

Macau Tower
Macau Sky Tower
Macao Tower
129602

Map

Structure in General

observation tower
existing [completed]
bronze

Usages

observation

Facts

  • Three high-speed glass-fronted lifts whisk visitors up to the outdoor observation deck at the 61st floor. Their maximum speed is 540 m/min.
  • Macau Tower is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers, an association of international monuments which foster global awareness and develop opportunities for promotion.
  • The 14th highest free-standing telecommunication tower in the world when completed.
  • It is possible to see 55 km from the observation deck.
  • The tower was officially opened on December 19, 2001.
  • The tower is designed to resist 300 km/h winds.
  • The tower is part of the Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre, which also includes shops, a convention centre, a cinema, a theatre, and an exhibition hall.
  • It was built on reclaimed land.
  • Visitors can take one of the three elevators to reach the Tower Pod at 223 meters above the ground.
  • The indoor observation lounge is located 223 m above ground.
  • The main observation level is 223 meters above the ground.
  • The Macau Tower complex consists of some shops, a cinema, a conference centre, a theatre, and an exhibition hall.
  • The Macau Tower is based on Auckland's Sky Tower. Macau casino king and billionaire Stanley Ho Hung-sun liked that tower so much that he commissioned Auckland's engineering firm Beca Carter and architects Craig Craig Moller to design a similar tower in Macau.
  • The steel mast on top is 90 meters tall.

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Location

Largo da Torre de Macau
Macao
Macau
Macao
China

Technical Data

1,109.02 ft
1,109.02 ft
731.63 ft
771.00 ft
63
1998
2001
3
$200,000,000

Involved Companies

Craig Craig Moller

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Revolving floor is present
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