List of tallest structures in Switzerland

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A list of tallest structures in Switzerland. This list may be incomplete and incorrect.

Construction type year of built construction type Location Height Coordinates Remarks
Grande Dixence Dam 1965 dam Hérémence 285 m 46°4′49.89″N 7°24′13.13″E / 46.0805250°N 7.4036472°E / 46.0805250; 7.4036472 (Grande Dixence Dam)
Swisscom-Sendeturm St. Chrischona 1983 tower St. Chrischona, Bettingen 250 m 47°34′18.26″N 7°41′13.16″E / 47.5717389°N 7.6869889°E / 47.5717389; 7.6869889 (St. Chrischona TV Tower)
Mauvoisin Dam 1957 dam Bagnes 250 m 45°59′52.79″N 7°20′55.17″E / 45.9979972°N 7.3486583°E / 45.9979972; 7.3486583 (Mauvoisin Dam)
Luzzone Dam 1965 dam Olivone 225 m 46°33′45.12″N 8°57′48.8″E / 46.5625333°N 8.963556°E / 46.5625333; 8.963556 (Luzzone Dam)
Transmitter Monte Ceneri 1978 guyed mast Monte Ceneri 220 m 46°8′19.11″N 8°59′25.5″E / 46.1386417°N 8.990417°E / 46.1386417; 8.990417 (Monte Ceneri Radio Mast) insulated against ground
Verzasca Dam 1965 dam Tenero-Contra 220 m 46°11′48.05″N 8°50′53.15″E / 46.1966806°N 8.8480972°E / 46.1966806; 8.8480972 (Verzasca Dam)
Blosenbergturm 1937 lattice tower Beromünster 216 m 47°11′22.52″N 8°10′31.65″E / 47.1895889°N 8.1754583°E / 47.1895889; 8.1754583 (Blosenberg Tower) insulated against ground
Bantiger TV Tower 1995 concrete tower Bolligen 196 m 46°58′40.14″N 7°31′43.2″E / 46.9778167°N 7.528667°E / 46.9778167; 7.528667 (Bantiger TV Tower)
Transmitter Sottens, old transmission tower 1948 Sottens 190 m demolished in 1989, insulated against ground
Sottens transmitter 1989 lattice tower Sottens 188 m 46°39′21.74″N 6°43′44.43″E / 46.6560389°N 6.7290083°E / 46.6560389; 6.7290083 (Sottens transmitter, Main tower) Grounded tower with cage antenna for medium wave broadcasting
Uetliberg TV Tower 1990 concrete tower Zürich 187 m 47°21′4.89″N 8°29′24.63″E / 47.3513583°N 8.4901750°E / 47.3513583; 8.4901750 (Uetliberg TV Tower)
Emosson dam 1974 dam Finhaut 180 m 46°4′2.9″N 6°55′54.59″E / 46.067472°N 6.9318306°E / 46.067472; 6.9318306 (Emosson dam)
Hammetschwand Elevator 1905 lattice tower Luzern 157 m 47°0′3.31″N 8°23′46.2″E / 47.0009194°N 8.396167°E / 47.0009194; 8.396167 (Hammetschwand Elevator)
Zervreila Dam 1958 dam Vals 151 m 46°34′39.74″N 9°7′5.91″E / 46.5777056°N 9.1183083°E / 46.5777056; 9.1183083 (Zervreila Dam)
Cooling tower of Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant ? cooling tower Gösgen 150 m 47°21′57.85″N 7°58′8.65″E / 47.3660694°N 7.9690694°E / 47.3660694; 7.9690694 (Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant Cooling Tower)
Cooling tower of nuclear power plant Leibstadt ? cooling tower Leibstadt 150 m 47°36′6.99″N 8°11′7.01″E / 47.6019417°N 8.1852806°E / 47.6019417; 8.1852806 (Leibstadt Nuclear Power Plant Cooling Tower)
Ganter Bridge 1980 Bridge Eisten 150 m 46°17′47.06″N 8°3′2.73″E / 46.2964056°N 8.0507583°E / 46.2964056; 8.0507583 (Ganter Bridge)
Peuchapatte Wind Turbines 2010 Steel tube tower Muriaux 148 47°12′7.82″N 6°57′46.52″E / 47.2021722°N 6.9629222°E / 47.2021722; 6.9629222 (Peuchapatte Wind Turbines) Wind turbines of Enercon E-82 type
Martigny Wind Turbine 2008 Steel tube tower Martigny 140 46°7′36.22″N 7°3′7.74″E / 46.1267278°N 7.0521500°E / 46.1267278; 7.0521500 (Martigny Wind Turbine) Wind turbine of Enercon E-82 type
Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine 2010 Steel tube tower Mount Crosin 140 47°9′48.66″N 6°59′11.71″E / 47.1635167°N 6.9865861°E / 47.1635167; 6.9865861 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine) ; 47°10′35.42″N 7°0′33.09″E / 47.1765056°N 7.0091917°E / 47.1765056; 7.0091917 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine)  ; 47°11′5.59″N 7°0′54.41″E / 47.1848861°N 7.0151139°E / 47.1848861; 7.0151139 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine)  ; 47°10′50.87″N 7°1′11.81″E / 47.1807972°N 7.0199472°E / 47.1807972; 7.0199472 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine) ; 47°11′9.89″N 7°1′20.28″E / 47.1860806°N 7.0223000°E / 47.1860806; 7.0223000 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine)  ; 47°11′15.66″N 7°1′30.46″E / 47.1876833°N 7.0251278°E / 47.1876833; 7.0251278 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine)  ; 47°11′46.46″N 7°3′1.75″E / 47.1962389°N 7.0504861°E / 47.1962389; 7.0504861 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine)  ; 47°12′5.46″N 7°4′26.51″E / 47.2015167°N 7.0740306°E / 47.2015167; 7.0740306 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V90 Wind Turbine) 8 Wind turbines of Vestas V90 type
St. Chrischona, old tower 1962 lattice tower St. Chrischona, Bettingen 136 m
Collonges Wind Turbine 2005 Steel tube tower Collonges 135.5 m 46°9′35.76″N 7°2′13.82″E / 46.1599333°N 7.0371722°E / 46.1599333; 7.0371722 (Collonges Wind Turbine) Wind turbine of Enercon E-70/E4 type
Transmitter Monte Ceneri 1933 Lattice tower Monte Ceneri pass 135 m 46°8′26.24″N 8°54′56.37″E / 46.1406222°N 8.9156583°E / 46.1406222; 8.9156583 (Monte Ceneri Radio Tower) insulated against ground, originally 120 metres tall. Since 1978 used for TV-broadcasting ( today DVB-T and DAB)
Brühlberg Tower 1994 concrete tower Winterthur 130 m 47°30′7″N 8°42′8.94″E / 47.50194°N 8.7024833°E / 47.50194; 8.7024833 (Brühlberg Tower)
Transmitter Beromünster, backup transmission tower 1933 lattice tower Beromünster 125 m 47°12′1.01″N 8°10′17.11″E / 47.2002806°N 8.1714194°E / 47.2002806; 8.1714194 (Beromünster transmitter, backup broadcasting tower) insulated against ground
Transmitter Sottens, backup transmission tower 1931 lattice tower Sottens 125 m 46°39′21.38″N 6°44′11.04″E / 46.6559389°N 6.7364000°E / 46.6559389; 6.7364000 (Sottens transmitter, backup broadcasting tower) Insulated against ground
Towers of HBG Prangins 1931 lattice towers Prangins 125 m 46°24′27.02″N 6°15′7.33″E / 46.4075056°N 6.2520361°E / 46.4075056; 6.2520361 (HBG Prangins, Tower 1) ; 46°24′33.3″N 6°15′13.08″E / 46.409250°N 6.2536333°E / 46.409250; 6.2536333 (HBG Prangins, Tower 2) 2 grounded towers carrying a T-antenna for longwave
Prime Tower (formerly "Maagtower") 2011 building Zürich 125 m The tallest building in Switzerland
Chimney Wildegg ? Chimney Wildegg 125 m 47°24′50.78″N 8°9′35.55″E / 47.4141056°N 8.1598750°E / 47.4141056; 8.1598750 (Chimney Wildegg)
Säntis Transmission Tower 1998 concrete tower Säntis 123,55 m 47°14′58.07″N 9°20′32.8″E / 47.2494639°N 9.342444°E / 47.2494639; 9.342444 (Säntis TV Tower)
Mont Pèlerin TV Tower 1974 concrete tower Mont Pèlerin 122.6 m 46°29′49.37″N 6°49′8.77″E / 46.4970472°N 6.8191028°E / 46.4970472; 6.8191028 (Mont Pèlerin TV Tower)
Chimney of Novartis AG ? Chimney Basel 122 m demolished in 2005
Chimney of Holderbank AG ? Chimney Aargau approximately 120 m demolished in 1984
Chimney of Chavalon Thermal Power Plant 1965 Chimney Vouvry 120 m 46°20′49.98″N 6°52′40.66″E / 46.3472167°N 6.8779611°E / 46.3472167; 6.8779611 (Chavalon Thermal Power Plant Chimney)
Directional Radio Tower Le Chasseral 1983 concrete tower Nods 120 m 47°7′59.42″N 7°3′37.19″E / 47.1331722°N 7.0603306°E / 47.1331722; 7.0603306 (Le Chasseral Directional Radio Tower)
Valzeina TV Tower lattice tower Valzeina 120 m 46°56′45.28″N 9°35′40.24″E / 46.9459111°N 9.5945111°E / 46.9459111; 9.5945111 (Mont Pèlerin TV Tower)
St. Brais Wind Turbines 2009 Steel tube tower St. Brais 119 47°18′9.84″N 7°6′2.78″E / 47.3027333°N 7.1007722°E / 47.3027333; 7.1007722 (St. Brais Wind Turbine) ; 47°18′13.14″N 7°6′25.57″E / 47.3036500°N 7.1071028°E / 47.3036500; 7.1071028 (St. Brais Wind Turbine) 2 Wind turbines of Enercon E-70/E4 type
Gibloux Radio Tower ? concrete tower Sorens 118.7 m 46°41′2.77″N 7°2′26.55″E / 46.6841028°N 7.0407083°E / 46.6841028; 7.0407083 (Gibloux Radio Tower)
Meteorological Mast of Leibstadt Buclear Power Plant 1997 guyed mast Leibstadt 115 47°35′50.24″N 8°11′17.07″E / 47.5972889°N 8.1880750°E / 47.5972889; 8.1880750 (Meteorological Mast of Leibstadt Nuclear Power Plant)
Transmission Tower La Dole 1958 lattice tower La Dole 112 m 46°25′50.28″N 6°7′33.87″E / 46.4306333°N 6.1260750°E / 46.4306333; 6.1260750 (La Dole TV Tower)
Wasserflue Radio Tower lattice tower Küttigen 112 47°25′51.66″N 8°01′13.32″E / 47.4310167°N 8.0203667°E / 47.4310167; 8.0203667 (Wasserflue Radio Tower)
Engelberg Radio Tower 1974 lattice tower Dulliken 110.6 47°20′8.61″N 7°56′40.94″E / 47.3357250°N 7.9447056°E / 47.3357250; 7.9447056 (Engelberg Radio Tower)
Chimneys of Basel Incineration Plant ? Chimney Basel 110 m 47°34′22.52″N 7°34′7.89″E / 47.5729222°N 7.5688583°E / 47.5729222; 7.5688583 (Basel Incineration Plant, Chimney 1) ; 47°34′21.85″N 7°34′8.43″E / 47.5727361°N 7.5690083°E / 47.5727361; 7.5690083 (Basel Incineration Plant, Chimney 2) 2 chimneys
Chimney of Aubrugg Incineration Plant ? Chimney Zürich 105 m 47°24′42.66″N 8°34′24.17″E / 47.4118500°N 8.5733806°E / 47.4118500; 8.5733806 (Aubrugg Incineration Plant Chimney)
Basler Messeturm 2003 skyscraper Basel 105 m 47°33′52.16″N 7°36′7.85″E / 47.5644889°N 7.6021806°E / 47.5644889; 7.6021806 (Basel Messeturm) Second tallest building in Switzerland
Münster of Bern 1883 cathedral Bern 100 m 46°56′50.07″N 7°27′4.19″E / 46.9472417°N 7.4511639°E / 46.9472417; 7.4511639 (Münster of Bern) tallest church tower in Switzerland
Linthgebiet Waste Incineration Plant Chimney  ? Chimney Niederurnen 100 m 47°8′7.25″N 9°2′24.52″E / 47.1353472°N 9.0401444°E / 47.1353472; 9.0401444 (Linthgebiet Waste Incineration Plant Chimney)
Sulzer Building 1962 Highrise Winterthur 99.9 47°29′59.83″N 8°43′5.48″E / 47.4999528°N 8.7181889°E / 47.4999528; 8.7181889 (Sulzer Building)
Mount Crosin, Vestas V66 Wind Turbines 2004 Steel tube tower Mount Crosin 99 47°9′54.2″N 6°59′15.4″E / 47.165056°N 6.987611°E / 47.165056; 6.987611 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V66 Wind Turbine) ; 47°9′35.45″N 6°58′8.29″E / 47.1598472°N 6.9689694°E / 47.1598472; 6.9689694 (Mount Crosin, Vestas V66 Wind Turbine) 2 Wind turbines of Vestas V66 type
Chimney of Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant ? Chimney Gösgen 99 m 47°21′57.18″N 7°57′56.19″E / 47.3658833°N 7.9656083°E / 47.3658833; 7.9656083 (Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant Chimney)
Cholfirst Radio Tower 1973 Lattice tower Flurlingen 96 m 47°40′51.84″N 8°38′48.47″E / 47.6810667°N 8.6467972°E / 47.6810667; 8.6467972 (Cholfirst Radio Tower) Observation deck in a height of 42 metres
Rigi TV Tower 1998 Concrete tower Arth 95 m 47°3′23.48″N 8°29′5.35″E / 47.0565222°N 8.4848194°E / 47.0565222; 8.4848194 (Rigi TV Tower) Observation deck in a height of 7 metres
Gant-Hohtälli Aerial Tramway Support Pillar 1998 Lattice tower Zermatt 94 m 45°59′58″N 7°47′41″E / 45.99944°N 7.79472°E / 45.99944; 7.79472 (Gant-Hohtälli Aerial Tramway Support Pillar)
Pylon in the artificial lake of Santa Maria 1949 pylon Lake Santa Maria 75 m 46°34′21.47″N 8°47′23.79″E / 46.5726306°N 8.7899417°E / 46.5726306; 8.7899417 (Pylon in the artificial lake of Santa Maria)
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