In search of tall aban­doned struc­tures, you can go to Rus­sia, North Korea, the USA, Poland. Climb­ing the struc­tures found, you need to be extreme­ly care­ful and it is advis­able to for­get about dizzi­ness and wob­bly legs.

1. Ostank­i­no Tow­er in Moscow — 540 m (1772 ft).

Ostank­i­no Tow­er in all its glo­ry…

The Ostank­i­no Tow­er was com­plet­ed in 1967 on the occa­sion of the 50th anniver­sary of the Octo­ber Rev­o­lu­tion.

A fire in 2000, as a result of which many ele­ments were destroyed …

2. Ryu­gy­ong Hotel North Korea — 105 floors, 330 m (1100 ft).

The name of the hotel comes from the old name of the city of Pyongyang — Ryu­gy­ong. The inter­nal area of ​​the build­ing is 360,000 m². At the moment, the hotel is not com­plet­ed, but the North Kore­an gov­ern­ment plans to com­plete the con­struc­tion.

Feb­ru­ary 2009

3. Secret tow­er, some­where in Rus­sia — about 300 m (1000 feet).

Frozen tow­er. Look­ing at this struc­ture from the side, the head begins to spin only at the thought of con­quer­ing it.

4. Pac­Bell Build­ing San Fran­cis­co — 26 floors, 133 m (435 ft).

The build­ing was built in 1925. Owned by tele­phone com­pa­nies.

Fad­ed Glo­ry: 26th Floor Wait­ing Room in a smol­der­ing sun­set.

A request for the recon­struc­tion of the build­ing was received in 2008, but the repair work will not begin in any way.

5. Gli­wice: radio tow­er in Poland — 118 m (385 ft).

Radio tow­er today.

The pecu­liar­i­ty of the Gli­wice radio tow­er is not in its height, but in the fact that it is the only sur­viv­ing wood­en radio tow­er. Gli­wice is the tallest wood­en struc­ture on earth.

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6. Brod­er­ick Tow­er, Detroit — 35 floors, 113m (369 feet).

The tow­er was paint­ed with graf­fi­ti by skits in 1997.

View from the 17th floor.

The build­ing was pur­chased by David Brod­er­ick, an insur­ance bro­ker, in 1945. After Brod­er­ick­’s death in 1957, the tow­er changed own­ers many times until it was closed in 1980 (with the excep­tion of the bars and restau­rants locat­ed on the 1st floor).