Watch Tower

The Observatory at the New Watergas Tower, the tallest building in Technopolis, invites visitors to have breathtaking view of the city! Enjoy 360Ο views from the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill to the western suburbs and Egaleo, Faliro and Kastella. And for those wishing to have a closer look, there are binoculars to use! Don’t forget to use your mobile phone to navigate the AR application “Athens Industry”! Discover well known industries an iconic building of Athens dating from 1840 to the 20th century.

The New Watergas was constructed in 1952 to supplement energy production. Its operation was interrupted when the Gasworks closed in 1984. Its highest point, the “Tower”, is 30 meters above the ground. It is the only surviving water gas production building in Europe, a rare example of industrial heritage, as it preserves most of its mechanical equipment.

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