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Tokyo Skytree
東京スカイツリー
Tokyo Skytree 2014 Ⅲ.jpg
Tokyo Skytree in December 2014
General information
StatusCompletit
TeepBroadcast, 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
Construction 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]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Japan finishes Tokyo Sky Tree". Mmtimes.com. Retrieved 14 Juin 2013.
  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 Mairch 2012. 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. Retrieved 22 Mey 2012.