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Tokyo Skytree
東京スカイツリー
Tokyo Skytree in December 2014
General information
StatusCompletit
KyndBroadcast, restaurant, an observation touer
Airchitectural styleneofuturistic
LocationSumida, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates35°42′36.5″N 139°48′39″E / 35.710139°N 139.81083°E / 35.710139; 139.81083Coordinates: 35°42′36.5″N 139°48′39″E / 35.710139°N 139.81083°E / 35.710139; 139.81083
Biggin stairtit14 Julie 2008
Completit29 Februar 2012
Openin22 Mey 2012 (2012-05-22)
Cost65 billion JPY (806 million USD)[1]
AwnerTobu Tower Skytree Co., Ltd.
Hicht
Antenna spire634.0 m (2,080 ft)
Ruif495.0 m (1,624 ft)
Tap fluir451.2 m (1,480 ft)
Technical details
Lifts/elevators13
Design an construction
AirchitectNikken Sekkei
DeveloperTobu Railway
Main contractorObayashi Corp.
Wabsteid
www.tokyo-skytree.jp/english/

Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー, Tōkyō Sukaitsurī) is a broadcastin, restaurant, an observation touer in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It acame the tawest structur in Japan in 2010[2] an reached its full hicht o 634.0 metre (2,080 ft) in Mairch 2011, makin it the tawest touer in the warld, displacin the Canton Touer,[3][4] an the seicont tawest structur in the warld efter Burj Khalifa (829.8 m/2,722 ft).[5]

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  1. "Japan finishes Tokyo Sky Tree". Mmtimes.com. Archived frae the original on 3 Februar 2014. Retrieved 14 Juin 2013.
  2. Tokyo Sky Tree beats Tokyo Tower, now tallest building in Japan Archived 2012-12-05 at Archive.today, The Mainichi Daily News, 29 March 2010
  3. "Japan Finishes World's Tallest Communications Tower". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 1 Mairch 2012. Archived frae the original on 19 Juin 2016. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2012.
  4. "Tokyo Sky Tree". Emporis. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2012.
  5. Arata Yamamoto (22 Mey 2012). "Tokyo Sky Tree takes root as world's second-tallest structure". NBC News. Archived frae the original on 25 Mey 2012. Retrieved 22 Mey 2012.