List of tallest structures in the Netherlands

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A non-exhaustive list of the tallest completed structures in the Netherlands. The list contains all types of structures.

Name Year Structural type Town Pinnacle height Remarks
Gerbrandytoren Lopik 1961 Partially guyed tower IJsselstein 366.8 m (1,203 ft) 52°00′36.24″N 05°03′12.87″E / 52.0100667°N 5.0535750°E / 52.0100667; 5.0535750 (Gerbrandy Tower) Original height: 382.5 metres. 1987: height reduction to 375 metres. Further height reduction to 366.8 metres on 2 August 2007
Zendstation Smilde 1959 Partially guyed tower Smilde 303.5 m (996 ft) 52°54′9.8″N 6°24′12.23″E / 52.902722°N 6.4033972°E / 52.902722; 6.4033972 (Zendstation Smilde) Hit by aircraft in 1968, caught fire on 15 July 2011, upper 200 meters destroyed
KNMI-mast Cabauw 1972 Guyed mast Cabauw 213 m (699 ft) 51°58′13.06″N 4°55′34.45″E / 51.9702944°N 4.9262361°E / 51.9702944; 4.9262361 (KNMI-mast Cabauw) Meteorological research station
Shell Pernis 1968/1974 Chimney Pernis 213 m (699 ft) 51°53′2.36″N 4°21′54.09″E / 51.8839889°N 4.3650250°E / 51.8839889; 4.3650250 (Shell Pernis Chimney) ; 51°52′48.43″N 4°20′7.26″E / 51.8801194°N 4.3353500°E / 51.8801194; 4.3353500 (Shell Pernis Chimney) Two chimneys. Municipality part of Rotterdam.
Zendmast Radio Kootwijk 1925 Guyed mast Radio Kootwijk 212 m (696 ft) 52°10′35″N 5°49′57″E / 52.17639°N 5.83250°E / 52.17639; 5.83250 (Zendmast Radio Kootwijk (demolished)) Demolished in 1945 by the Germans
Zendmast Radio Kootwijk 1947 Guyed mast Radio Kootwijk 210 m (690 ft) 52°10′35″N 5°49′57″E / 52.17639°N 5.83250°E / 52.17639; 5.83250 (Zendmast Radio Kootwijk (demolished)) Demolished in 1980
Zendmast Lopik 1951 Guyed mast IJsselstein 210 m (690 ft) Demolished on 8 May 1962, replaced by Gerbrandytoren Lopik
Zendmast Wieringermeer 1967 Guyed mast Wieringermeer 204.5 m (671 ft) 52°54′30.38″N 5°3′30.06″E / 52.9084389°N 5.0583500°E / 52.9084389; 5.0583500 (Zendmast Wieringermeer)
KPN-Zendmast Waalhaven 1962 Tower Rotterdam-Waalhaven 199 m (653 ft) 51°52′32.56″N 4°26′54.52″E / 51.8757111°N 4.4484778°E / 51.8757111; 4.4484778 (KPN-Zendmast Waalhaven)
KPN-Zendmast Hilversum 1973 Tower Hilversum 196 m (643 ft) 52°14′33.6″N 5°9′52.34″E / 52.242667°N 5.1645389°E / 52.242667; 5.1645389 (KPN-Zendmast Hilversum)
Mediumwave transmitter Flevoland 1974? Guyed mast Flevoland 195 m (640 ft) 52°22′31.6″N 5°24′59.78″E / 52.375444°N 5.4166056°E / 52.375444; 5.4166056 (Flevoland transmitter, Mast 1) ; 52°22′29.32″N 5°25′3.78″E / 52.3748111°N 5.4177167°E / 52.3748111; 5.4177167 (Flevoland transmitter, Mast 2) two masts, grounded, divided in 95 metres with an insulator
Mediumwave transmitter Lopik 1938 Guyed mast Lopik 192 m (630 ft) 52°0′1.74″N 5°2′42.55″E / 52.0004833°N 5.0451528°E / 52.0004833; 5.0451528 (Lopik Mediumwave Mast) insulated against ground
Euromast 1960 Tower Rotterdam 186 m (610 ft) 51°54′19.79″N 4°27′59.7″E / 51.9054972°N 4.466583°E / 51.9054972; 4.466583 (Euromast) Tallest tower open to the public with restaurant and observation area. Height extended in 1970
Maastoren 2009 Skyscraper Rotterdam 182 m (597 ft) 51°54′28.86″N 4°29′34.48″E / 51.9080167°N 4.4929111°E / 51.9080167; 4.4929111 (Maastoren) Tallest office building in the country and Benelux [1]
Hemweg Power Plant Chimney Amsterdam 178 m (584 ft) 52°24′22.28″N 4°50′40.26″E / 52.4061889°N 4.8445167°E / 52.4061889; 4.8445167 (Hemweg Power Plant Chimney)
Amercentrale Chimney Geertruidenberg 176 m (577 ft) 51°42′31.32″N 4°50′40.18″E / 51.7087000°N 4.8444944°E / 51.7087000; 4.8444944 (Amercentrale Chimney) ; 51°42′28.17″N 4°50′37.78″E / 51.7078250°N 4.8438278°E / 51.7078250; 4.8438278 (Amercentrale Chimney) ; 51°42′40.13″N 4°50′35.68″E / 51.7111472°N 4.8432444°E / 51.7111472; 4.8432444 (Amercentrale Chimney)
Borssele Coal-Fired Power Station Chimney Borsele 175 m (574 ft) 51°25′59.52″N 3°42′57.7″E / 51.4332000°N 3.716028°E / 51.4332000; 3.716028 (Chimney of Borsselle Coal-Fired Power Station)
Hemweg Power Plant Chimney Amsterdam 175 m (574 ft) 52°24′19″N 4°50′50″E / 52.40528°N 4.84722°E / 52.40528; 4.84722 (Hemweg Power Plant Chimney)
Geleen Chimney Geleen 175 m (574 ft) 50°58′5.42″N 5°47′45.79″E / 50.9681722°N 5.7960528°E / 50.9681722; 5.7960528 (Chimney of Geleen)
Zendmast Lelystad ? Tower Lelystad 172 m (564 ft) 52°31′34.14″N 5°26′16.16″E / 52.5261500°N 5.4378222°E / 52.5261500; 5.4378222 (Zendmast Lelystad)
Zendmast Markelo ? Tower Markelo 172 m (564 ft) 52°14′12.75″N 6°26′29.85″E / 52.2368750°N 6.4416250°E / 52.2368750; 6.4416250 (Zendmast Markelo)
Maasvlakte Power Plant Chimney Rotterdam 171 m (561 ft) 51°57′33.44″N 4°1′35.48″E / 51.9592889°N 4.0265222°E / 51.9592889; 4.0265222 (Chimney of Maasvlakte Power Plant); 51°57′31.28″N 4°1′36.78″E / 51.9586889°N 4.0268833°E / 51.9586889; 4.0268833 (Chimney of Maasvlakte Power Plant)
Televisietoren Roermond ? Tower Roermond 170 m (560 ft) 51°11′2.21″N 5°58′32.27″E / 51.1839472°N 5.9756306°E / 51.1839472; 5.9756306 (Televisietoren Roermond)
Flarestick of Lyondell Maasvlakte PO-11  ? Guyed chimney Nijmegen 165 m (541 ft) 51°58′14.31″N 4°1′8″E / 51.9706417°N 4.01889°E / 51.9706417; 4.01889 (Flarestick of Lyondell Maasvlakte PO-11)
Delftse Poort 1991 Skyscraper Rotterdam 164 m (538 ft) [2] 51°55′27.51″N 4°28′20.11″E / 51.9243083°N 4.4722528°E / 51.9243083; 4.4722528 (Delftse Poort)
Lekkerkerk Powerline Crossing 1970 Lattice Tower Lekkerkerk 163 m (535 ft) 51°53′14.03″N 4°40′39.39″E / 51.8872306°N 4.6776083°E / 51.8872306; 4.6776083 (Lekkerkerk Powerline Crossing, Tower South) ; 51°53′33.48″N 4°40′20.53″E / 51.8926333°N 4.6723694°E / 51.8926333; 4.6723694 (Lekkerkerk Powerline Crossing, Tower North)
Nijmegen Power Plant Chimney Nijmegen 156 m (512 ft) 51°51′21.46″N 5°49′43.68″E / 51.8559611°N 5.8288000°E / 51.8559611; 5.8288000 (Chimney of Nijmegen Power Plant)
Lange Lies 1953 Chimney Heerlen 155 m (509 ft) Demolished 1976
Zendmast Zwolle Lattice Tower Zwolle 155 m (509 ft) 52°29′19.42″N 6°8′35.38″E / 52.4887278°N 6.1431611°E / 52.4887278; 6.1431611 (Zendmast Zwolle)
Zendmast Digitenne Lattice tower The Hague 154 m (505 ft) 52°2′49.95″N 4°15′12.91″E / 52.0472083°N 4.2535861°E / 52.0472083; 4.2535861 (Digitenne zendmast)
Velson Power Station Chimney Velsen 154 m (505 ft) 52°28′22.02″N 4°37′55.83″E / 52.4727833°N 4.6321750°E / 52.4727833; 4.6321750 (Velson Power Station Chimney) ; 52°28′18.01″N 4°38′7.24″E / 52.4716694°N 4.6353444°E / 52.4716694; 4.6353444 (Velson Power Station Chimney)
Kuwait Petroleum Refinery Chimney Europoort 154 m (505 ft) 51°56′2.15″N 4°10′16.12″E / 51.9339306°N 4.1711444°E / 51.9339306; 4.1711444 (Chimney of Kuwait Petroleum Refinery)
Lage Weide Plant Chimney Utrecht 152 m (499 ft) 52°6′10.87″N 5°4′20.42″E / 52.1030194°N 5.0723389°E / 52.1030194; 5.0723389 (Chimney of Lage Weide Plant)
Montevideo 2005 Skyscraper Rotterdam 152 m (499 ft) 51°54′14.63″N 4°29′7.43″E / 51.9040639°N 4.4853972°E / 51.9040639; 4.4853972 (Rotterdam Montevideo) Including "M" on the roof
NEREFCO-Chimney Chimney Europoort 151 m (495 ft) 51°56′41.81″N 4°6′27.89″E / 51.9449472°N 4.1077472°E / 51.9449472; 4.1077472 (NEREFCO-Chimney)
Milleniumtower 2000 Skyscraper Rotterdam 149 m (489 ft) 51°55′20.45″N 4°28′17.54″E / 51.9223472°N 4.4715389°E / 51.9223472; 4.4715389 (Rotterdam Milleniumtower) Including mast on the roof
KEMA Toren 1969 Tower Arnhem 150 m (490 ft) 51°59′10.83″N 5°52′33.47″E / 51.9863417°N 5.8759639°E / 51.9863417; 5.8759639 (Arnheim Telecommunication Tower)
Maastricht ENCI-Cement Factory Chimney Maastricht 150 m (490 ft) 50°49′5.31″N 5°41′20.76″E / 50.8181417°N 5.6891000°E / 50.8181417; 5.6891000 (Chimney of Maastricht ENCI-Cement Factory)
Claus Centrale Chimney Maasbracht 150 m (490 ft) 51°9′16.01″N 5°24′23.99″E / 51.1544472°N 5.4066639°E / 51.1544472; 5.4066639 (Chimney of Claus Centrale); 51°9′16.5″N 5°54′27.7″E / 51.154583°N 5.907694°E / 51.154583; 5.907694 (Chimney of Claus Centrale)
Botlek Chimney Botlek 150 m (490 ft) 51°52′24.1″N 4°17′43.02″E / 51.873361°N 4.2952833°E / 51.873361; 4.2952833 (Chimney of Botlek)
Maasvlakte Wind Turbines Wind turbine Rotterdam 150 m (490 ft) 51°56′19″N 4°8′4″E / 51.93861°N 4.13444°E / 51.93861; 4.13444 (Maasvlakte Wind Turbines) 4 Units
Rembrandttower 1995 Skyscraper Amsterdam 150 m (490 ft) 52°20′39.82″N 4°54′59.21″E / 52.3443944°N 4.9164472°E / 52.3443944; 4.9164472 (Rembrandttower) Including mast on the roof
Nozema tower Wormer 1968 Tower Wormer 144 m (472 ft) 52°29′52.43″N 4°47′46.12″E / 52.4978972°N 4.7961444°E / 52.4978972; 4.7961444 (Wormer Nozema tower)
Westpoint Tower 2004 Skyscraper Tilburg 143 m (469 ft) 51°33′35.85″N 5°3′53.64″E / 51.5599583°N 5.0649000°E / 51.5599583; 5.0649000 (Westpoint Tilburg) Tallest flat in the country
Hoftoren 2003 Skyscraper The Hague 142 m (466 ft) 52°4′51.42″N 4°19′18.19″E / 52.0809500°N 4.3217194°E / 52.0809500; 4.3217194 (Hoftoren)
Lange Jan 1937/38 Chimney Heerlen 135 m (443 ft) Demolished 1976
KPN-toren Den Haag 1965 Tower The Hague 133 m (436 ft) 52°4′50.54″N 4°20′9.24″E / 52.0807056°N 4.3359000°E / 52.0807056; 4.3359000 (KPN-toren Den Haag)
Het Strijkijzer 2007 Skyscraper The Hague 132 m (433 ft) 52°4′17.75″N 4°19′27.6″E / 52.0715972°N 4.324333°E / 52.0715972; 4.324333 (Het Strijkijzer)
The Red Apple 2009 Skyscraper Rotterdam 124 m (407 ft) 51°55′2″N 4°29′21″E / 51.91722°N 4.48917°E / 51.91722; 4.48917 (Rotterdam The Red Apple)
World Port Center 2001 Skyscraper Rotterdam 123 m (404 ft) 51°54′17.717″N 4°29′4.723″E / 51.90492139°N 4.48464528°E / 51.90492139; 4.48464528 (Rotterdam World Port Center)
De Rotterdam 2013 Skyscraper Rotterdam 149 m (489 ft) 51°54′24″N 4°29′17″E / 51.90667°N 4.48806°E / 51.90667; 4.48806 (De Rotterdam)
Dom Tower 1382 Church tower Utrecht 112 m (367 ft) 52°5′26.4″N 5°7′16.92″E / 52.090667°N 5.1213667°E / 52.090667; 5.1213667 (Utrecht Dom Tower) Nave destroyed by tornado in 1674, tower freestanding since

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maastoren". Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rotterdam Information". Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

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