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probs Empire State Building. Just really tall and the view was awesome. Made me well scared though.
My girlfriend didn't want to go up it and I really did and she said 'it's okay, go up it without me' but I KNOW SHE DIDN'T MEAN IT.
Mine's probably the John Hancock Centre in Chicago. Dunno if it counts as a tower, like.
because I was sooooo scared (I don't like big steel structures, they frighten me.) And the guy I was with was so lovely and put me at ease and got me all the way up it <3
like kicking a duck to death. It's fun but ultimately not fulfilling.
had to leave my desk.
Not everything i say is a double entendre. (maybe because try as I might, I just couldn't get this one to work.)
But like you say he got you relaxed and eased you into it.
The Bruges one was great but terrifying to get back down
I liked being up the Empire State Building
I can't remember any other notable towers I've been up.
(actually never been up him, but it would be a fun tower to climb)
Terrifying yet spectacular at the same time.
this water tower on the edge of Seattle. was in a random park, had great views of downtown, and was the same height above sea level as the space needle, which was shit.
I wish they would tear it down so there wouldn't be the fucking constant reminder of it sticking into the fucking sky.
Gothic Tower at Painshill Park. I like the roar of the A3.
Tallest in the US. Empire State is pretty good too, so's Top of the Rock. The Space Needle in Seattle was less interesting.
Our first two dates were the Cloud Bar in Manchester then a United game in the North Stand Upper.
Kinda understandable she didn't wanna go up the TV tower in Berlin.
Maybe she was scared of the dizzying heights our relationship went to.
I've been back row of north upper before, may as well have been in a helicopter watching the match
She was from Derby and hated football. So I took her to see us batter Derby County. She celebrated when they scored their consolation and it kicked off massively (got some stern looks)
Not the tallest by any stretch but the views were cool and it has a big spider guarding it. Here is a picture of the spider http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/402171_3119671043329_1656521235_n.jpg
Rockefeller Center (much better than the Empire State Building)
the guys who went up got some amazing photos. i went to the guggenheim instead though
I've been up the Rockefeller Centre as well now I think of it, that was good too.
I finally worked up the nerve to walk onto it and some kids came and started jumping up and down on it. bastards.
I'm not scared of heights unless I can see directly below me, I struggle with bridges too. The CN Tower would be too much.
watching people on that glass floor
when we went up it was just after it was no longer the highest tower but we still didn't get a discount
that's the world's tallest fully rotating building, but it doesn't fucking work. It just stands there, a constant monument to incompetence.
...to give it its boring, actual name - Big Ben for most people. Surprisingly open to the elements up in that bell tower.
It's really daft the amount of tourist things I haven't done just because I live here. I might try and go up it at the weekend.
I emailed my local MP who had a minion sort it:
I'm definitely gonna do that at some point
You can get a tour of the Houses Of Parliament arranged through your MP too - also worth it.
But be kind to your MP's minion and don't ask to do both on the same day. They're run through different booking procedures, often overlap, and are surprisingly tricky to coordinate.
But you'll need to plan a long time in advance - they're pretty much booked up for the rest of the year.
So you'll need a day off to do it.
...09:15 tour that finishes 10:30ish, which might not require a day off if you have an understanding boss.
in a builder's (cage) lift. Talk about facing your fears, jfs. The Eiffel Tower doesn't do much for me.
That reminds me, the lifts to go up the Arch de la Defense in Paris were quite scary - in the scaffolding in the middle. http://pele.org/shop/GrandeArcheArcheLaDefense10A_500.jpg I went up years ago but they're permanently closed to the public now - there was some kind of accident, I think someone died.
You're probably too young (ouch, patronising, sorry) to remember this, Jean-Michel Jarre did a BIG thing there once: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7lePUxe2p8. There were lots of shiny bright lights so I'm a fan.
but not that!
but I'm a big fan of the Monument. Good history and you really put the work in to reach the top. Love a bit of Monument.
£3, open daily. http://www.themonument.info/visit/ There's a really cheap pub right by it. (I've been to it, I've just not gone up.)
The one at the cathedral especially: http://www.flickr.com/photos/markyssnaps/5507377765/in/set-72157626093452123
Also, the one with the camera obscura at the top is ace too.
Nowhere near as tall as anything posted so far, but older than most.
pan around with this 180 degrees to see fatapuhr sikri
was fun. I don't know if it was the best.
I like the ones I have to properly climb and shouldn't really be in. The little one at Albert Hall on Peter street was fun for that.
That was cool. It was a really crisp and clear October day. I could see for miles and miles...
Want to stay here: http://www.landmarktrust.org.uk/BuildingDetails/Photos/129/Appleton_Water_Tower
Got right to the top, into the cab and moved a load of stuff about to freak out the driver. The keys were in the ignition, we didn't dare turn it though. Bloody big crane as well, building a large hotel in the middle of Cardiff.