Blackpool, Lancashire, UK
Blackpool Tower is 158m high and was started opened in 1891. However, due to incorrect painting the tower started to corrode and was nearly demolished. Instead it was replaced (1921-24) and consists of 2,500 tonnes of cast iron and almost 100 tonnes of steel.
The tower consists of a number of attractions:
- The viewing platform with a clear glass section of the floor.
- The Tower Ballroom.
- The aquarium.
- The Tower Circus.
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