Tokyo Touer

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Tokyo Touer
Tokyo Tower M4854.jpg
General information
TeepCommunications touer
Observation touer
Location4-2-8 Shiba-koen, Minato, Tokyo 105-0011
Coordinates35°39′31″N 139°44′44″E / 35.65861°N 139.74556°E / 35.65861; 139.74556Coordinates: 35°39′31″N 139°44′44″E / 35.65861°N 139.74556°E / 35.65861; 139.74556
Construction stairtitJuin 1957
OpeninDecember 23, 1958
Cost¥2.8 billion
(US$8.4 million in 1958)
AwnerNihon Denpatō
(Nippon Televeesion Ceety Corp.)
Antenna spire333 m (1,093 ft)[1]
Design an construction
AirchitectTachū Naitō[2]
Structural ingineerNikken Sekkei Ltd.[3]
Main contractorTakenaka Corporation[2]

Tokyo Touer (東京タワー, Tōkyō tawā) is a communications an observation touer locatit in the Shiba-koen destrict o Minato, Tokyo, Japan. At 333 metre (1,093 ft), it is the seicont-tawest structur in Japan. The structur is an Eiffel Touer-inspired lattice touer that is pentit white an internaitional orange tae comply wi air safety regulations.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Tokyo Tower gets shorter for the 1st time". Retrieved 23 Julie 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tokyo Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 11 Apryle 2008.
  3. "Structural Engineering". Nikken Sekkei. Archived frae the original on 21 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 11 Apryle 2008.