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Quite a common site in many European countries this television mast stands high up, you cannot go... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
waldorf53
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Needle

This tower is visible from a long distance. It streches up in the sky as a needle. Sadly we... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
yegorb306
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Minsk, Belarus
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Quite a common site in many European countries this television mast stands high up, you cannot go up for s better view so probably not worth making a special trip.

1  Thank waldorf53
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This tower is visible from a long distance. It streches up in the sky as a needle. Sadly we couldn't climb up to see the view. Anyway it's looking gorgeous.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Shame that you can no longer go up it, but interesting to look at it, a piece of communism still remaining here

1  Thank annaingram97
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Used to be the most beautiful spot in Ruse during the communism, now it's just an amazing view, a place you can see the entire city of Ruse.

Thank Yuliyan Z
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Have your coffee up there and have a look at Rousse, Giorgu and Danube. Nice spot and really fantastic bird view! About 180 m above the earth...Amazing!

Thank Lilian C
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Too bad it was closed. Could have been a major sightseeing point. Some policemen gathered with their cars at the tower's base (only to eat sunflower seeds), but at least they were a good source of information and told us that the tower is left...More

Thank Raluca N
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Unfortunately the tower cannot be visited. Locals told me about a restaurant on top of the tower, which is also closed currently.

3  Thank CarpatBike
Reviewed 16 June 2012

We were fortunate enough to take the wobbly lift to the top during our visit in early 2006, and the views from the restaurant at the top were amazing at night. Since then it's not been open to the public, but it's still an impressive...More

2  Thank evo101
Reviewed 19 January 2012

The TV tower in Ruse is the tallest in Bulgaria - 204m. and it was the tallest building on the Balkan Peninsula till 2001. Unfortunately, there is not much you can do there at the moment. Several years ago (about 2005), there was an open...More

4  Thank BORIME4KA
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