THE world’s tallest tower and Tokyo’s biggest new landmark, the Tokyo Sky Tree, has opened to the public. The 450-meter (1,476 feet)-high observation deck of the Tokyo Sky Tree offers stunning views. Pic: AP. Nearly 8,000 visitors were expected to take high-speed elevators up to the observation decks of the 634-meter (2,080-foot) tower Tuesday to...
Sweeping but hazy views of Tokyo‘s skyline greeted journalists taken up the world’s tallest freestanding broadcast structure before its opening to the public next month. The 634-meter (2,080-foot) Tokyo Sky Tree is the world’s second-tallest structure behind the 828-meter (2,717-foot) Burj Khalifa in Dubai, according to owner Tobu Tower Skytree Co. Continue reading at Travel...
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