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Encyclopedia > Macau Tower
Macau Tower, Macau
Macau Tower, Macau
The observation deck, viewed from underneath
The observation deck, viewed from underneath
A fountain in the shape of a lotus, the representative flower of Macau, outside the Macau Tower
A fountain in the shape of a lotus, the representative flower of Macau, outside the Macau Tower

Macau Tower, also known as Macau Sky Tower, is a tower located in Macau, a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The tower measures 338 m (1,109 ft) in height from ground level to the highest point. An observation deck with panoramic views, restaurants, theaters, shopping malls and the Skywalk X, a thrilling walking tour around the outer rim, is found at the tower's 233-metre level. It offers a great view of Macau and in more recent years has been used for bungee jumping. Macau Tower, Macau. ... Macau Tower, Macau. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1200x1600, 457 KB) A special view to Macau Tower, which is the tallest building in Macau, China. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1200x1600, 457 KB) A special view to Macau Tower, which is the tallest building in Macau, China. ... A fountain in the shape of a lotus outside the Macau Sky Tower, which is a famous landmark in Macau, China. ... A fountain in the shape of a lotus outside the Macau Sky Tower, which is a famous landmark in Macau, China. ... Binomial name Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. ... The Eiffel Tower Fire-observation watchtower in Kostroma, Russia. ... Special administrative region may be: Peoples Republic of China Special administrative regions, present-day administrative divisions (as of 2006) set up by the Peoples Republic of China to administer Hong Kong (since 1997) and Macau (since 1999) Republic of China Special administrative regions, also translated as special administrative...


On a visit to Auckland, New Zealand, Macau casino billionaire Stanley Ho Hung-Sun was so impressed by the Sky Tower in Auckland that he commissioned a similar one to be built in Macau. The tower was designed by New Zealand engineering firm Beca and Gordon Moller of Craig Craig Moller architects for Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau, SARL. Construction work of the tower started in 1998, and the tower was officially opened on December 19, 2001. The Auckland Metropolitan Area, or Greater Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... Stanley Ho (the Westernized form of his name; Ho Hung-sun as his romanized traditional Chinese name, and sometimes Stanley Ho Hung-sun; 何鴻燊; born November 25, 1921 in Hong Kong) is a famous entrepreneur in Hong Kong and Macau. ... View looking up Auckland at night, with the Sky Tower in the background Sky Tower The Sky Tower is a tower located on the corner of Victoria and Federal Streets in the central business district of Auckland, New Zealand. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


The tower is one of the members of the World Federation of Great Towers. The World Federation of Great Towers (WFGT) is an association of tall towers and skyscrapers from around the world. ...


Besides being used for observation and entertainment, the tower is also used for telecommunications and broadcasting. Telecommunication is the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... individually-donated time and energy direct government payments or operation indirect government payments, such as radio and television licenses grants from foundations or business entities selling advertising or sponsorship public subscription or membership fees charged to all owners of TV sets or radios, regardless of whether they intend to receive...


See also

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External links

  • Official Site
  • Structurae.net

Coordinates: 22°10′46.88″N, 113°32′12.05″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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