Frankfurt tower demolition
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Thousands watch tower demolition

Around 30,000 gathered in Frankfurt to witness the controlled demolition of Frankfurt's university tower, one of the biggest demolitions ever carried out in Europe

Around 30,000 people gathered in Frankfurt to witness the demolition of the 116m (380 feet) university tower, in one of the biggest operations of its kind in Europe.

The tower, built in 1972, was demolished using 950kg of explosives.

  • 03 Feb
  • From the section Europe