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"CN tower" CN Tower Tip by nighthawk

CN Tower, Toronto: 200 reviews and 302 photos

 
 

Quick Facts

- Height: 553.33 m (1,815 ft, 5 inches) or 5 1/2 football fields stacked end-to-end.
- Cost: $63 million ($300 million in today's figures)
- Construction Period: February 1973 to June 1976
- # of Construction Workers: 1,537 who worked 24/7
- Weight: 130,000 tons (117,910 metric tonnes) = weight of 23,214 large elephants
- # of Tourists every year: 2 million
- Glass Floor: Installed on the first observation deck in 1994 (the big large circle). The Glass floor can hold the weight of 18 hippos.
- Records: The CN Tower holds 6 World Records.

1. World's Tallest & Free-Standing Structure
2. World's Longest Metal Staircase - 2,579 steps
3. World's Highest Glass Floor - 342 metres (1,122 ft.)
4. World's Highest "Wine Cellar" - 351 metres (1150 ft.)
5. World's Highest & Largest Revolving Restaurant - 351 metres (1150 ft.)
6. World's Highest Bar - Horizons Café - 346 metres (1,136 ft.)

Address: 301 Front St. W., Toronto, ON M5V 2T6, Canada
Directions: South of the Metro Toronto Convention Center
Phone: +1 416-868-6937
Website: http://www.cntower.ca/intro.html

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 29, 2002
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