Watchtower (disambiguation)

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Roman Watchtower in Germany.

A Watchtower is a type of fortification, the term may also refer to:

Buildings and structures[edit]

  • Observation tower, a stand alone structure used to view events from a long distance and to create a full 360 degree range of vision
  • Lookout tower, a tower usually located at a high vantage point see any trace of fire and call for fire suppression


  • Watchtower, a progressive metal band
  • "All Along the Watchtower", a song written and originally recorded by Bob Dylan that has been performed by Jimi Hendrix, Dave Matthews Band, and others
  • "Watchtower", a 2012 song by Devlin


Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Watchtower, a World Fantasy Award-winning novel by Elizabeth A. Lynn
  • Justice League Watchtower, the name of various headquarters of the fictional superhero team "Justice League"
    • Watchtower, the codename of the character Chloe Sullivan in the TV series Smallville, or the room that serves as her headquarters


Guadalcanal Campaign, codenamed Operation Watchtower, a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943