Year: 2012. Height: 634 meters.
Tokyo has the famous TV tower with an original and symbolic name, Sky Tree. Height of the building is 634 meters; the name of the unique architectural masterpiece was chosen by ordinary people via online voting. Construction of the tower has begun in 2008, and already 29 February 2012 it was completed. According to rough estimates, the conditional speed of construction was 10 meters per week.
In addition to the main facilities, TV and radio, the tower has a wealth of other features. It’s home to three hundred boutiques, popular aquarium and theater, as well as a planetarium and numerous restaurants. The tower is equipped with four observation sites, which are located at a height of 340, 345, 350 and 451 meters respectively.
Construction of the new tower has become a real national event for Tokyo. During work, locals tried to help the workers involved in skyscraper erection in every possible way. Construction of the tower literally didn’t stop for a minute; every weekend there have been hundreds of people gathered to cheer on the builders and to thank them. Choosing a name for TV tower also became an incredibly responsible and complex undertaking; originally there were about 18,500 titles to consider. Since its opening, Sky Tree became the largest TV tower in the world. It’s unique in all respects and is sure to be an incredibly attractive entertainment complex. Next - Tower Abraj al-Bait
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