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100 Black Mountain Dr
Telstra Tower is a telecommunication tower that is situated above the summit
of Black Mountain in Australia
's capital city of Canberra
. Rising 195.2 metres above the mountain summit, it is not only a landmark in Canberra
but also offers panoramic views of the city and its surrounding countryside from an indoor observation deck, two outdoor viewing platforms and the tower's revolving restaurant.
Telstra Tower has become one of the most symbolic landmarks in Canberra
and a major tourist attraction with a total of over six million visitors.
It was opened on 15 May 1980 by the then Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser.