The Olympic Tower (German: Olympiaturm) in the Olympic Park, Munich has an overall height of 291 m (955 ft) and a weight of 52,500 tons. At a height of 190 m (620 ft) there is an observation platform as well as a small rock and roll museum housing various memorabilia, which is signposted as "Rock Museum" outside the entrance. Since its opening in 1968, the tower has registered over 35 million visitors (as of 2004). At a height of 182 m (597 ft) there is a revolving restaurant, which seats 230 people. A full revolution takes 53 minutes. The tower also serves as a broadcast tower, and has one Deutsche Telekom maintenance elevator with a speed of 4 m/s (13 ft/s), as well as two visitor lifts with a speed of 7 m/s (23 ft/s) which have a capacity of about 30 people per car. The travel time is about 30 seconds. The tower is open daily from 09:00 to 24:00. By the end of 2018, over 43 million visitors have climbed the tower since its opening in 1968.[2]

Olympiaturm, Múnich, Alemania 2012-04-28, DD 20.JPG
General information
LocationMunich, Germany
Coordinates48°10′28″N 11°33′13″E / 48.17444°N 11.55361°E / 48.17444; 11.55361Coordinates: 48°10′28″N 11°33′13″E / 48.17444°N 11.55361°E / 48.17444; 11.55361
Antenna spire291 m (955 ft)
Top floor182 m (597 ft)
Technical details
A view from the tower's observation platform towards the Alps.
A view from the tower's observation platform of the adjacent Olympic Village.
Night view.
Detail of the top.

There is a concept of making Virtual Reality weather timelapse service from Olympiaturm.[3] In case it were implemented, it would become the first tower worldwide with such function.

List of channelsEdit

The following radio and television stations broadcast from the Olympiaturm.

Analogue FM radioEdit

Digital radio (DAB)/Digital mobile television (DMB)Edit

Digital television (DVB-T)Edit

Ham radio and televisionEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Olympiaturm at Emporis
  2. ^ "Olympiapark München :: 50 Jahre Olympiaturm – Feiern Sie mit! :: Presse Olympiapark München, Konzerte in München, Veranstaltungen München, Freizeit Sport München, Unterhaltung München".
  3. ^ "projektname: Olympic Tower weather in timelapse". Archived from the original on 2016-08-28. Retrieved 2016-07-21.

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