Yekaterinburg TV Tower

As Yekaterinburg TV Tower an unfinished TV tower in Yekaterinburg, Russia, is called.

He belongs to the Ryugyong Hot'el the world's highest investment ruins. The construction of the Yekaterinburg TV Tower, which was designed like most modern TV towers of reinforced concrete construction, the 1980s has been started towards the end. He should be 440 meters high and have in addition to the transmitting devices also have a restaurant.

However, went to the early 1990s, with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the financial resources and the tower was closed, when he had reached a height of 220 meters. Since then, the unfinished tower shaft was repeated by more adventurous and extreme athletes for climbing actions and misused for base jumping. According to official figures three people have been killed by accident or suicide on the tower so far.