List of tallest structures in Belgium

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These are lists of the tallest structures in Belgium, sorted by type.

Tallest skyscrapers[edit]

Nearly all of Belgium's skyscrapers are located in Brussels, mostly in the Northern Quarter.

Rank Name City Height Floors Year Location
1 South Tower Brussels 150 m (492 ft) 38 1967 50°50′16.35″N 4°20′12.71″E / 50.8378750°N 4.3368639°E / 50.8378750; 4.3368639 (South Tower)
2 Finance Tower Brussels 145 m (476 ft) 36 1982 50°51′10.3″N 4°21′52.49″E / 50.852861°N 4.3645806°E / 50.852861; 4.3645806 (Finance Tower)
3 UP-Site Brussels 142 m (466 ft) 42 2013 50°51′51.74″N 4°21′8.83″E / 50.8643722°N 4.3524528°E / 50.8643722; 4.3524528 (UP-Site)
4 Rogier Tower Brussels 137 m (449 ft) 38 2006 50°51′22.75″N 4°21′33.55″E / 50.8563194°N 4.3593194°E / 50.8563194; 4.3593194 (Rogier Tower)
5 Madou Plaza Tower Brussels 120 m (394 ft) 33 1965 50°50′58.11″N 4°22′11.57″E / 50.8494750°N 4.3698806°E / 50.8494750; 4.3698806 (Madou Plaza Tower)
6 Artevelde Tower Ghent 119 m (390 ft) 27 2012 51°01′18″N 3°41′13″E / 51.02167°N 3.68694°E / 51.02167; 3.68694 (Artevelde Tower)
7 Astro Tower Brussels 107 m (351 ft) 31 1976 50°51′4.14″N 4°22′11.66″E / 50.8511500°N 4.3699056°E / 50.8511500; 4.3699056 (Astro Tower)
8 North Galaxy, Tower 1 Brussels 107 m (351 ft) 28 2004 50°51′41.93″N 4°21′32.82″E / 50.8616472°N 4.3591167°E / 50.8616472; 4.3591167 (North Galaxy Towers)
North Galaxy, Tower 2 Brussels 107 m (351 ft) 28 2004 50°51′39.57″N 4°21′33.12″E / 50.8609917°N 4.3592000°E / 50.8609917; 4.3592000 (North Galaxy Towers)
10 World Trade Center, Tower 3 Brussels 105 m (344 ft) 28 1983 50°51′38.64″N 4°21′23.08″E / 50.8607333°N 4.3564111°E / 50.8607333; 4.3564111 (World Trade Center Brussels)
11 Europacentrum Ostend 104 m (341 ft) 35 1969 51°13′58.86″N 2°54′56.25″E / 51.2330167°N 2.9156250°E / 51.2330167; 2.9156250 (Europacentrum)
12 Belgacom, Tower 2 Brussels 102 m (335 ft) 32 1994 50°51′36.91″N 4°21′31.44″E / 50.8602528°N 4.3587333°E / 50.8602528; 4.3587333 (Belgacom Tower 2)
13 Belgacom, Tower 1 Brussels 102 m (335 ft) 32 1994 50°51′35.3″N 4°21′28.97″E / 50.859806°N 4.3580472°E / 50.859806; 4.3580472 (Belgacom Tower 1)
14 World Trade Center, Tower 1 Brussels 102 m (335 ft) 28 1972 50°51′43.17″N 4°21′27.54″E / 50.8619917°N 4.3576500°E / 50.8619917; 4.3576500 (World Trade Center 1)
World Trade Center, Tower 2 Brussels 102 m (335 ft) 28 1976 50°51′41.56″N 4°21′24.65″E / 50.8615444°N 4.3568472°E / 50.8615444; 4.3568472 (World Trade Center 2)
16 IT Tower Brussels 102 m (335 ft) 25 1971 50°49′02.00″N 4°22′20.00″E / 50.8172222°N 4.3722222°E / 50.8172222; 4.3722222 (IT Tower)
17 Manhattan Center Brussels 102 m (335 ft) 30 1973 50°51′22.13″N 4°21′27.06″E / 50.8561472°N 4.3575167°E / 50.8561472; 4.3575167 (Manhattan Center)
18 Residence Brusilia Brussels 100 m (328 ft) 36 1974 50°51′53″N 4°22′46″E / 50.86483°N 4.37937°E / 50.86483; 4.37937 (Brusilia)
19 Covent Garden Tower Brussels 100 m (328 ft) 26 2007 50°51′22.13″N 4°21′39.00″E / 50.8561472°N 4.3608333°E / 50.8561472; 4.3608333 (Covent Garden Tower)
20 The Hotel Brussels Brussels 99 m (325 ft) 30 1967 50°50′15.00″N 4°21′26.00″E / 50.8375000°N 4.3572222°E / 50.8375000; 4.3572222 (The Hotel, Brussels)
21 KBC Tower Antwerp 96 m (315 ft) 26 1932 51°13′6.93″N 4°24′14.67″E / 51.2185917°N 4.4040750°E / 51.2185917; 4.4040750 (KBC Tower)
22 Zenith Tower Brussels 95 m (312 ft) 22 2009 50°51′50″N 4°21′32″E / 50.86389°N 4.35889°E / 50.86389; 4.35889 (Zenith Tower)

Radio and TV towers[edit]

Construction Year Structural type Town Pinnacle height Location
VRT Zendstation Egem 1973 Guyed Mast Pittem 305 m (1,001 ft) 51°1′18.18″N 3°14′8.47″E / 51.0217167°N 3.2356861°E / 51.0217167; 3.2356861 (VRT Zendstation Egem)
Sint-Pieters-Leeuw Tower 1996 Tower Sint-Pieters-Leeuw 300 m (980 ft) 50°46′4.13″N 4°13′27.46″E / 50.7678139°N 4.2242944°E / 50.7678139; 4.2242944 (Sint-Pieters-Leeuw TV Tower)
Zendmast Ruiselede 1923 Guyed Mast Ruiselede 287 m (942 ft) 51°4′44″N 3°20′6.9″E / 51.07889°N 3.335250°E / 51.07889; 3.335250 (Zendmast Ruiselede (destroyed - location unclear)) (destroyed - exact location unclear)
Wavre Transmitter (MW mast) 1973 Guyed Mast Wavre 250 m (820 ft) 50°44′52.14″N 4°34′39.32″E / 50.7478167°N 4.5775889°E / 50.7478167; 4.5775889 (Wavre Transmitter, MW-Mast)
NAVO-Toren  ? Guyed mast Houtem 243 m (797 ft) 51°0′38″N 2°34′39.94″E / 51.01056°N 2.5777611°E / 51.01056; 2.5777611 (NAVO-Toren)
Wavre Transmitter (TV tower) 1983 Tower Wavre 232 m (761 ft) 50°44′27.28″N 4°35′17.13″E / 50.7409111°N 4.5880917°E / 50.7409111; 4.5880917 (Wavre Transmitter, TV Tower)
TV Tower Bol d'Air-Ougrée  ? Tower Bol d'Air-Ougrée 210 m (690 ft) 50°34′42.89″N 5°33′7.76″E / 50.5785806°N 5.5521556°E / 50.5785806; 5.5521556 (Bol d'Air-Ougrée TV Tower)
VRT Zendmast Genk  ? Tower Genk 200 m (660 ft) 50°56′45.38″N 5°30′31.08″E / 50.9459389°N 5.5086333°E / 50.9459389; 5.5086333 (VRT Zendmast Genk)
Ougrée Telecommunication Tower  ? Tower Ougrée 198 m (650 ft) 50°35′17.95″N 5°33′19.95″E / 50.5883194°N 5.5555417°E / 50.5883194; 5.5555417 (Ougrée Telecommunication Tower)
Anlier TV Tower  ? Tower Anlier 185 m (607 ft) 49°48′1.25″N 5°39′10.61″E / 49.8003472°N 5.6529472°E / 49.8003472; 5.6529472 (Anlier TV Tower)
Anderlues TV Tower  ? Tower Anderlues 170 m (560 ft) 50°22′55.35″N 4°14′30.27″E / 50.3820417°N 4.2417417°E / 50.3820417; 4.2417417 (Anderlues TV Tower)
VRT Zendmast Oostvleteren  ? Tower Oostvleteren 170 m (560 ft) 50°56′43.17″N 2°43′37.77″E / 50.9453250°N 2.7271583°E / 50.9453250; 2.7271583 (VRT Zendmast Oostvleteren)
VRT Zendmast Schoten  ? Tower Schoten 167 m (548 ft) 51°17′33.15″N 4°32′24.24″E / 51.2925417°N 4.5400667°E / 51.2925417; 4.5400667 (VRT Zendmast Schoten)
Wolvertem transmitter, main mast  ? Guyed mast Meise 165 m (541 ft) 50°58′41.54″N 4°18′5.31″E / 50.9782056°N 4.3014750°E / 50.9782056; 4.3014750 (Wolvertem transmitter, main mast)
RTBF Profondeville  ? Tower Riviere 164 m (538 ft) 50°21′17.93″N 4°51′33.76″E / 50.3549806°N 4.8593778°E / 50.3549806; 4.8593778 (VRT Zendmast Riviere)
RTBF Emetteur Froidmont  ? Tower Froidmont 163 m (535 ft) 50°35′24.73″N 3°19′6.67″E / 50.5902028°N 3.3185194°E / 50.5902028; 3.3185194 (RTBF Emetteur Froidmont)
Kappelen TV Tower  ? Tower Kappelen 153 m (502 ft) 51°19′57″N 4°24′55″E / 51.33250°N 4.41528°E / 51.33250; 4.41528 (Kappelen TV Tower)
Houdeng TV Tower  ? Tower Houdeng 151 m (495 ft) 50°29′4.69″N 4°8′27.52″E / 50.4846361°N 4.1409778°E / 50.4846361; 4.1409778 (Houdeng TV Tower)
Tour Dégueu  ? Tower Le Chenois 151 m (495 ft) 50°36′19.74″N 4°34′35.72″E / 50.6054833°N 4.5765889°E / 50.6054833; 4.5765889 (Tour Dégueu)

Other buildings and structures[edit]

Name City Height Location
Fina Antwerp Olefins Flare 1 Antwerp 211 m (692 ft) 51°15′57.01″N 4°19′8.19″E / 51.2658361°N 4.3189417°E / 51.2658361; 4.3189417 (Antwerp Olefins Flare 1)
Fina Antwerp Olefins Flare 2 Antwerp 205 m (673 ft) 51°16′26.17″N 4°19′23.23″E / 51.2739361°N 4.3231194°E / 51.2739361; 4.3231194 (Antwerp Olefins Flare)
Fina Antwerp Olefins Flare 3 Antwerp 204 m (669 ft) 51°16′10.4″N 4°19′1.19″E / 51.269556°N 4.3169972°E / 51.269556; 4.3169972 (Antwerp Olefins Flare 3)
Estinnes Enercon-126 wind turbines Estinnes 198.5 m (651 ft) 50°24′41.2″N 4°04′49.62″E / 50.411444°N 4.0804500°E / 50.411444; 4.0804500 (Enercon-126 wind turbines); 50°24′58.75″N 4°05′23.09″E / 50.4163194°N 4.0897472°E / 50.4163194; 4.0897472 (Enercon-126 wind turbines); 50°25′12.06″N 4°05′15.59″E / 50.4200167°N 4.0876639°E / 50.4200167; 4.0876639 (Enercon-126 wind turbines); 50°25′15.05″N 4°04′50.6″E / 50.4208472°N 4.080722°E / 50.4208472; 4.080722 (Enercon-126 wind turbines)
Fina Antwerp Olefins Flare 4 Antwerp 185 m (607 ft) 51°15′23.16″N 4°19′48.15″E / 51.2564333°N 4.3300417°E / 51.2564333; 4.3300417 (Antwerp Olefins Flare 4)
Doel Cooling Towers Antwerp 176 m (577 ft) 51°19′35.67″N 4°15′40.37″E / 51.3265750°N 4.2612139°E / 51.3265750; 4.2612139 (Doel Cooling Tower); 51°19′29.18″N 4°15′43.15″E / 51.3247722°N 4.2619861°E / 51.3247722; 4.2619861 (Doel Cooling Tower)
Towers of Doel Schelde Powerline Crossing Antwerp 170 m (560 ft) 51°20′58.15″N 4°16′19.65″E / 51.3494861°N 4.2721250°E / 51.3494861; 4.2721250 (Scheelde Powerline Crossing, Tower North); 51°20′23.02″N 4°15′56.71″E / 51.3397278°N 4.2657528°E / 51.3397278; 4.2657528 (Scheelde Powerline Crossing, Scheelde Tower)
Pylons at Antwerp Harbour Antwerp 164 m (538 ft) 51°15′46.47″N 4°21′30″E / 51.2629083°N 4.35833°E / 51.2629083; 4.35833 (Pylon at Antwerp Harbour); 51°15′32.11″N 4°20′57.78″E / 51.2589194°N 4.3493833°E / 51.2589194; 4.3493833 (Pylon at Antwerp Harbour)
Chimneys of Tihange Nuclear Power Station Tihange 161 m (528 ft) 50°32′4.08″N 5°16′17.48″E / 50.5344667°N 5.2715222°E / 50.5344667; 5.2715222 (Chimney of Tihange Nuclear Power Plant); 50°32′9.11″N 5°16′22.37″E / 50.5358639°N 5.2728806°E / 50.5358639; 5.2728806 (Chimney of Tihange Nuclear Power Plant); 50°32′6.08″N 5°16′35.83″E / 50.5350222°N 5.2766194°E / 50.5350222; 5.2766194 (Chimney of Tihange Nuclear Power Plant)
Cooling towers of Tihange Nuclear Power Station Tihange 159 m (522 ft) 50°31′59.62″N 5°16′45.23″E / 50.5332278°N 5.2792306°E / 50.5332278; 5.2792306 (Cooling tower of Tihange Nuclear Power Plant); 50°31′59.62″N 5°16′45.23″E / 50.5332278°N 5.2792306°E / 50.5332278; 5.2792306 (Cooling tower of Tihange Nuclear Power Plant); 50°31′57.19″N 5°16′31.1″E / 50.5325528°N 5.275306°E / 50.5325528; 5.275306 (Cooling tower of Tihange Nuclear Power Plant); 50°32′18.8″N 5°16′1.36″E / 50.538556°N 5.2670444°E / 50.538556; 5.2670444 (Cooling tower of Tihange Nuclear Power Plant)
Hoboken chimneys Antwerp 155 m (509 ft) 51°10′0.34″N 4°20′4.77″E / 51.1667611°N 4.3346583°E / 51.1667611; 4.3346583 (Hoboken Chimney); 51°9′57.45″N 4°20′2.66″E / 51.1659583°N 4.3340722°E / 51.1659583; 4.3340722 (Hoboken Chimney)
Electricity Pylon near ExxonMobil Chemical Antwerp 155 m (509 ft) 51°14′38.06″N 4°20′2.78″E / 51.2439056°N 4.3341056°E / 51.2439056; 4.3341056 (Electricity Pylon near Antwerp Exxon Mobil Chemical)
Umicore chimney Antwerp 152 m (499 ft) 51°10′2.12″N 4°20′6.3″E / 51.1672556°N 4.335083°E / 51.1672556; 4.335083 (Umicore Chimney)
150 metres wind turbines of Sainte Ode Sainte Ode 150 m (490 ft) 50°00′51″N 5°36′49″E / 50.01417°N 5.61361°E / 50.01417; 5.61361 (Sainte Ode Wind Turbines)
Nike wind turbines Laakdal 150 m (490 ft) 51°06′2.98″N 5°5′2.22″E / 51.1008278°N 5.0839500°E / 51.1008278; 5.0839500 (Nike wind turbine); 51°05′56.99″N 5°5′25.19″E / 51.0991639°N 5.0903306°E / 51.0991639; 5.0903306 (Nike wind turbine); 51°05′52.51″N 5°5′44.1″E / 51.0979194°N 5.095583°E / 51.0979194; 5.095583 (Nike wind turbine); 51°05′41.18″N 5°5′50.5″E / 51.0947722°N 5.097361°E / 51.0947722; 5.097361 (Nike wind turbine); 51°05′47.95″N 5°5′18.07″E / 51.0966528°N 5.0883528°E / 51.0966528; 5.0883528 (Nike wind turbine); 51°05′49.81″N 5°4′49.85″E / 51.0971694°N 5.0805139°E / 51.0971694; 5.0805139 (Nike wind turbine)
Chimneys of Awirp Power Station Awirp 150 m (490 ft) 50°35′4.97″N 5°25′8.46″E / 50.5847139°N 5.4190167°E / 50.5847139; 5.4190167 (Awirp Power Station Chimney); 50°35′4.52″N 5°25′5.56″E / 50.5845889°N 5.4182111°E / 50.5845889; 5.4182111 (Awirp Power Station Chimney); 50°35′4.05″N 5°25′2.42″E / 50.5844583°N 5.4173389°E / 50.5844583; 5.4173389 (Awirp Power Station Chimney)
Kallo Wind Turbine Kallo 150 m (490 ft) 51°16′11.04″N 4°15′27.62″E / 51.2697333°N 4.2576722°E / 51.2697333; 4.2576722 (Kallo wind turbine)
Antwerp Wind Turbine Antwerp 150 m (490 ft) 51°16′34.15″N 4°19′58.94″E / 51.2761528°N 4.3330389°E / 51.2761528; 4.3330389 (Antwerp wind turbine)
Hasselt Wind Turbines Hasselt 150 m (490 ft) 50°56′21.56″N 5°22′15.24″E / 50.9393222°N 5.3709000°E / 50.9393222; 5.3709000 (Hasselt Wind Turbine); 50°56′21.7″N 5°22′6.49″E / 50.939361°N 5.3684694°E / 50.939361; 5.3684694 (Hasselt Wind Turbine) 50°56′21.92″N 5°21′57.79″E / 50.9394222°N 5.3660528°E / 50.9394222; 5.3660528 (Hasselt Wind Turbine)
Beaumont Wind Turbines Beaumont 150 m (490 ft) 50°13′28″N 4°19′16″E / 50.22444°N 4.32111°E / 50.22444; 4.32111 (Beaumont Wind Turbine); 50°13′23″N 4°19′49″E / 50.22306°N 4.33028°E / 50.22306; 4.33028 (Beaumont Wind Turbine); 50°13′21″N 4°20′19″E / 50.22250°N 4.33861°E / 50.22250; 4.33861 (Beaumont Wind Turbine); 50°13′12″N 4°19′22″E / 50.22000°N 4.32278°E / 50.22000; 4.32278 (Beaumont Wind Turbine); 50°13′08″N 4°19′45″E / 50.21889°N 4.32917°E / 50.21889; 4.32917 (Beaumont Wind Turbine); 50°12′58″N 4°19′12″E / 50.21611°N 4.32000°E / 50.21611; 4.32000 (Beaumont Wind Turbine); 50°12′51″N 4°19′52″E / 50.21417°N 4.33111°E / 50.21417; 4.33111 (Beaumont Wind Turbine); 50°12′43″N 4°20′15″E / 50.21194°N 4.33750°E / 50.21194; 4.33750 (Beaumont Wind Turbine); 50°12′36″N 4°19′48″E / 50.21000°N 4.33000°E / 50.21000; 4.33000 (Beaumont Wind Turbine)
Berloz Wind Turbine Berloz 150 m (490 ft) 50°41′50″N 5°11′14″E / 50.69722°N 5.18722°E / 50.69722; 5.18722 (Bievre Wind Turbine)
Bievre Wind Turbine Bièvre 150 m (490 ft) 49°57′12″N 5°1′10″E / 49.95333°N 5.01944°E / 49.95333; 5.01944 (Bievre Wind Turbine)
Philippeville Wind Turbines Philippeville 150 m (490 ft) 50°10′30″N 4°30′11″E / 50.17500°N 4.50306°E / 50.17500; 4.50306 (Philippeville Wind Turbine); 50°10′28″N 4°29′48″E / 50.17444°N 4.49667°E / 50.17444; 4.49667 (Philippeville Wind Turbine); 50°10′26″N 4°29′26″E / 50.17389°N 4.49056°E / 50.17389; 4.49056 (Philippeville Wind Turbine); 50°10′24″N 4°29′03″E / 50.17333°N 4.48417°E / 50.17333; 4.48417 (Philippeville Wind Turbine); 50°10′19″N 4°30′04″E / 50.17194°N 4.50111°E / 50.17194; 4.50111 (Philippeville Wind Turbine); 50°10′12″N 4°29′22″E / 50.17000°N 4.48944°E / 50.17000; 4.48944 (Philippeville Wind Turbine); 50°10′10″N 4°28′59″E / 50.16944°N 4.48306°E / 50.16944; 4.48306 (Philippeville Wind Turbine)
Chimney in Zelzate Zelzate 150 m (490 ft) 51°11′7.46″N 3°47′38.31″E / 51.1854056°N 3.7939750°E / 51.1854056; 3.7939750 (Zelzate Chimney)
Chimney in Engis Engis 150 m (490 ft) 50°34′28.58″N 5°23′12.3″E / 50.5746056°N 5.386750°E / 50.5746056; 5.386750 (Engis Chimney)
Large Chimney of Rodenhuize Power Station Ghent 150 m (490 ft) 51°8′3.74″N 3°46′37.38″E / 51.1343722°N 3.7770500°E / 51.1343722; 3.7770500 (Large Chimney of Rodenhuize Power Station)
Chimneys of Ruien Power Station Ruien 150 m (490 ft) 50°47′1.16″N 3°29′24.44″E / 50.7836556°N 3.4901222°E / 50.7836556; 3.4901222 (Ruien Power Station Chimney); 50°46′59.36″N 3°29′26.08″E / 50.7831556°N 3.4905778°E / 50.7831556; 3.4905778 (Ruien Power Station Chimney); 50°46′57.86″N 3°29′27.88″E / 50.7827389°N 3.4910778°E / 50.7827389; 3.4910778 (Ruien Power Station Chimney)
Ronquières inclined plane observation tower Ronquières 150 m (490 ft) 50°35′27.56″N 4°13′11.36″E / 50.5909889°N 4.2198222°E / 50.5909889; 4.2198222 (Ronquières inclined plane observation tower)
Mechelen-Zuid Water Tower Mechelen 143 m (469 ft) 51°0′39.95″N 4°27′47.14″E / 51.0110972°N 4.4630944°E / 51.0110972; 4.4630944 (Mechelen telecommunications and water tower)
Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp 123 m (404 ft) 51°13′13.7″N 4°24′2.2″E / 51.220472°N 4.400611°E / 51.220472; 4.400611 (Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp)
Church of Our Lady Bruges 122 m (400 ft) 51°12′17.16″N 3°13′28.31″E / 51.2047667°N 3.2245306°E / 51.2047667; 3.2245306 (Church of Our Lady Bruges)
Brussels Justice Palace Brussels 104 m (341 ft) 50°50′11.64″N 4°21′06.01″E / 50.8365667°N 4.3516694°E / 50.8365667; 4.3516694 (Brussels Justice Palace)
Atomium Brussels 103 m (338 ft) 50°53′41.91″N 4°20′29.06″E / 50.8949750°N 4.3414056°E / 50.8949750; 4.3414056 (Atomium)
Saint Martin's Cathedral Ypres 102 m (335 ft) 50°51′6.11″N 2°53′3.88″E / 50.8516972°N 2.8844111°E / 50.8516972; 2.8844111 (Ypres Saint Martin's Cathedral)
Saint Vincent Church Eeklo 99 m (325 ft) 51°11′6.35″N 3°33′58.06″E / 51.1850972°N 3.5661278°E / 51.1850972; 3.5661278 (Eeklo Saint Vincent Church)
Church of Our Lady of Laeken Brussels 99 m (325 ft) 50°52′42.98″N 4°21′21.23″E / 50.8786056°N 4.3558972°E / 50.8786056; 4.3558972 (Church of Our Lady of Laeken)
Saint Rumbold's Cathedral Mechelen 97 m (318 ft) 51°01′44″N 4°28′42″E / 51.02889°N 4.47833°E / 51.02889; 4.47833
Brussels Town Hall Brussels 96 m (315 ft) 50°50′47.73″N 4°21′7.14″E / 50.8465917°N 4.3519833°E / 50.8465917; 4.3519833 (Brussels Town Hall)
Pont de Wandre Liège 96 m (315 ft) 50°40′26.69″N 5°38′36.57″E / 50.6740806°N 5.6434917°E / 50.6740806; 5.6434917 (Pont de Wandre)

Gallery[edit]

The South Tower, the tallest building in Belgium and formerly the tallest in the European Union 
The Finance Tower after renovations 

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