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Telecom Tower

Address: Lionel St., Birmingham B3 1HQ, England (Ladywood)
Phone Number: 44-121-693-6300
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Ranked #92 of 160 Attractions in Birmingham
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: Standing just under 500 feet in height, this major Birmingham landmark is known by the cluster of...
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: Standing just under 500 feet in height, this major Birmingham landmark is known by the cluster of satellite dishes and aerials that top its crown.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The BT tower (formerly known as the post office tower and before that the GTO tower) is a landmark in it's own right for brummies and has stood out in the Birmingham skyline since it's construction in July of 1963 completed in September 1965 and is the tallest building in the city standing in at 152 meters (499 ft). I... More 

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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212 attraction reviews
441 helpful votes 441 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A great addition to the "skyscrapers"of Birmingham.As we drove in from Coventry we noticed this from around 3 miles out.A very high building that we wanted to enter but were told politely not on this occasion.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

An iconic tower which stands out in the Birmingham skyline. A very tall unique building just near the banking quarter of Birmingham

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Unfortunately the BT Tower in Birmingham isnt open to the public - so dont expect a visit. The tower is of national significance and of strategic interest as the centre of the UK's telecommunications network. The building has stood since te 1960's and has got better with age. Over the past few years the building has seen many of the... More 

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