The Florianturm is a telecommunications tower and landmark of Dortmund. It is named after St. Florian, the patron saint of gardeners.
The Florianturm is the TV tower of Dortmund and was built in 1959 as an attraction for a federal horticultural show with a height of 219.6 metres. At the time it was briefly the highest freestanding structure in Germany.
The tower was constructed similarly to a high concrete chimney. It consists of a reinforced concrete tube, which tapers off as it rises, reaching a height of 129.75 metres. At 130.6 metres there is a building part with two floors. On the lower floor there are operation rooms and on the upper floor at 137.54 metres there is a revolving restaurant. At 141.88 metres and 144.7 metres there are two observation decks.
Phone +49 231 5868 012 00
Address Florianstrasse 2, 44139 Dortmund, Germany
Coordinates 51°29'47.836" N 7°28'35.723" E