Tokyo Touer

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Tokyo Touer
東京タワー
Tokyo Tower M4854.jpg
General information
StatusCompletit
KyndCommunications 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
Biggin stairtitJuin 1957
Completit1958
OpeninDecember 23, 1958
Cost¥2.8 billion
(US$8.4 million in 1958)
AwnerNihon Denpatō
(Nippon Televeesion Ceety Corp.)
Hicht
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. a b "Tokyo Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 11 Apryle 2008.
  3. "Structural Engineering". Nikken Sekkei. Archived frae the original on 21 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 11 Apryle 2008.Archived 2008-04-21 at the Wayback Machine