Tokyo Skytree

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Tokyo Skytree
Tokyo Skytree 2014 Ⅲ.jpg
Tokyo Skytree in December 2014
General information
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]
AinerTobu Tower Skytree Co., Ltd.
Antenna spire634.0 m (2,080 ft)
Ruif495.0 m (1,624 ft)
Tap fluir451.2 m (1,480 ft)
Technical details
Design an construction
AirchitectNikken Sekkei
DeveloperTobu Railway
Main contractorObayashi 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.