Sydney Tower is 305 m high (including the antenna) . The top floor is elevated at 260 m. The tower was built between 1975 and 1981. The construction work cost 36 million AUD. The Sydney Tower is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sydney . Three parts of the tower are open to the public. The first part is the sightseeing floor at the height of 250 m. It provides a panoramic view of the city. Another part is the Sydney Tower Skywalk, an open viewing platform at the height of 260 m which is accessible only for organized groups. The third part is a rotating high-rise restaurant whose capacity is 220 guests. The maximum capacity of the tower is 960 persons. You can get to the sightseeing floor of the Sydney Tower by three fast-elevators that can transport you up in 40 seconds.