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The Monument

Monument Street, City of London
London ENG United Kingdom

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1671
  Finished1677
Building Uses
 - monument
 - observation
Structural Types
 - tower
Materials
 - stone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire202 ft

Description
The monument was built to commemorate the rebuilding of London after the great fire in 1666.
There are 311 steps to the observation deck.
The Monument is the world's tallest freestanding stone column.

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