The Avala Tower is 204.68 meters tall. Visitors can enjoy the view from the Lookout at 122 m and a café at 119 m. All of Belgrade’s residents take pride in the tower, as well as the ‘Emission Technique and Connections’ Public Company, under whose jurisdiction it’s been since November 2010. Though it may be just one of their 262 structures, it is still the most beautiful and valuable component of the telecommunications infrastructure, available to all television and radio networksand mobile operators.
Statistics reveals that more and more visitors are turning up to see the tower, which is among the top 5 tourist destinations in Belgrade. The first Avala Tower took almost four years to build – from 1961 to 1965, when it was put into service. The old structure was 202.8 m tall and it was considered one of Europe’s most beautiful towers. Also, it was the only tower in the world whosecross-section revealed an equilateral triangle, a symbol of the traditional Serbianthree-legged stool called‘tronožac’.
Avala Tower, Belgrade, Serbia