Tokyo Skytree

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Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo Skytree 2014 Ⅲ.jpg
Tokyo Skytree in December 2014
General information
Status Completit
Teep Broadcast, restaurant, an observation touer
Airchitectural style neofuturistic
Location Sumida, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates 35°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
Construction stairtit 14 Julie 2008
Completit 29 Februar 2012
Openin 22 Mey 2012 (2012-05-22)
Cost 65 billion JPY (806 million USD)[1]
Ainer Tobu Tower Skytree Co., Ltd.
Antenna spire 634.0 m (2,080 ft)
Ruif 495.0 m (1,624 ft)
Tap fluir 451.2 m (1,480 ft)
Technical details
Lifts/elevators 13
Design an construction
Airchitect Nikken Sekkei
Developer Tobu Railway
Main contractor Obayashi Corp.

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 metres (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]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Japan finishes Tokyo Sky Tree". Retrieved 2013-06-14. 
  2. Tokyo Sky Tree beats Tokyo Tower, now tallest building in Japan, The Mainichi Daily News, 29 March 2010
  3. "Japan Finishes World's Tallest Communications Tower". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 1 March 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  4. "Tokyo Sky Tree". Emporis. Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  5. Arata Yamamoto (22 May 2012). "Tokyo Sky Tree takes root as world's second-tallest structure". NBC News. Retrieved 22 May 2012.