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World’s tallest tower, the Tokyo Sky Tree, opens

World’s tallest tower, the Tokyo Sky Tree, opens

By Tue, May 22, 2012 12:12PM UTC Comments Off World’s tallest tower, the Tokyo Sky Tree, opens

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...

Tokyo Sky Tree shows off its views

By Tue, Apr 17, 2012 5:46PM UTC 1 Comment Tokyo Sky Tree shows off its views

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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