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Tokyo Sky Tree:The tallest tower in the world


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The Tokyo Sky Tree formerly known as New Tokyo Tower  is a broadcasting, restaurant and observation tower under construction in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It has been the tallest artificial structure in Japan since 2010.It is owned by Tobu Tower Sky Tree Co., Ltd

The project is being led by Tobu Railway and a group of six terrestrial broadcasters (headed by public broadcaster NHK). Construction of the tower is scheduled to be completed by December 2011, with the public opening on 22 May 2012

   The Tokyo Sky Tree is currently the tallest tower in the world.

It is taller than Canton Tower , the tallest structure on an island, taller than Taipei 101; and the second tallest structure in the world, after the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

The main architect of the wonderful structure in Japan was Nikken Sekkei

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