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Sky Tree, Japan

From series “The Highest Buildings in the World”
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.

Sky Tree, Japan 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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Cafe/restaurant: 'AMARA インディアン レストラン' in 0 km
Railway station: 'Tokyo Skytree Station' in 0.15 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Haneda Airport HND - in 18 km
 »  Atsugi Naf Airport NJA - in 50 km
 »  Narita Airport NRT - in 52 km
 »  Oshima Airport OIM - in 111 km
 »  Matsumoto Airport MMJ - in 177 km
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Best hotels near Sky Tree

Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo

Located in 1 km from Sky Tree
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Rooms: 383
Each carpeted room comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge and free wired internet. The en suite bathroom features a bath tub … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Villa Fontaine Ueno

Located in 2 km from Sky Tree
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Rooms: 186
The air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags. Nightwear, slippers and toothbrush sets … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Villa Fontaine Nihombashi Hakozaki

Located in 3 km from Sky Tree
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Rooms: 163
The air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags. Nightwear, toothbrush sets and slippers are … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Villa Fontaine Tokyo-hatchobori

Located in 4 km from Sky Tree
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Rooms: 115
The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Tsukiji Fish Market and Imperial Palace. Tokyo Disney Resort is a 15-minute train ride away. Nihombashi Subway … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Sky Tree - Tokyo

Clients of the hotel are welcome to book a unique guest room, The Peninsula Suite. The 347 square meter suite is located on the 23th store of the skyscraper. The fabulous guest room comes with a spacious bathroom with Jacuzzi and a panoramic window, as well as a well-equipped private gym. Guests of the exclusive suite can relax in a large panoramic balcony that offers a tremendous view of the landscape garden and vibrant city streets.
With flawless service during more than 120 years, Imperial Hotel Tokyo sure has its own interesting history. The hotel underwent a complete restoration several times, but some elements of décor have remained unchanged for more than a century. One of the biggest renovations started in 1923. At that time, prominent architect Frank Lloyd Wright developed the hotel’s design.

Even nowadays, guests of the hotel are welcome to relax in charming Old Imperial Bar, the décor of which hasn’t changed since the last restoration. There is also an exclusive suite named after the legendary architect - Frank Lloyd Wright Suite. The design of the posh suite is reminiscent of a history museum. Simply every detail of the décor is unique and of a great historic value.
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