Liberation Tower (Kuwait)

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At 372 m, the Liberation Tower is the world's 38th tallest free-standing structure, by pinnacle height.

The Liberation Tower is a 372-meter-high telecommunications tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, the second-tallest structure in the country and the 39th tallest building in the world.


Originally intended to be named The Kuwait Telecommunications Tower, construction of the tower commenced before the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. When the invasion took place, construction, which was almost half-way complete, was put on hold. However, the structure received no damage, and construction resumed after Iraqi forces were expelled on February 27, 1991. Upon completion in 1993, the tower was renamed the Liberation Tower, symbolizing Kuwait's liberation from Iraq.


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Coordinates: 29°22′5.80″N 47°58′29.83″E / 29.3682778°N 47.9749528°E / 29.3682778; 47.9749528

This tower was built by Saleh AlAbdali