Tokyo Sky Tree is set to open on May 22, 2012

Tobu railway company who is an operator of Tokyo Sky Tree, a broadcasting tower and the world tallest self-supporting tower with 634 meters, announced yesterday that Tokyo Sky Tree would be completed by the end of February 2012 and would be opened on May 22, 2012.  The fee to go up to the first observation …

Tokyo Sky Tree is now world top 10 tower!

 As of May 17, the Tokyo Sky Tree – New Tokyo Tower – became the tower to break into the top 10 in the world. The project started in April 2009, as the current Tokyo Tower (333 meter high) is not give complete digital terrestrial television broadcasting coverage. It is becoming taller and taller from day to …

The tallest tower in Japan

” The second Tokyo Tower”,  Tokyo Sky Tree  today became the tallest tower in Japan at 338 meters high. The construction began last year, so it took only one year to surpass the height of current Tokyo Tower of 333 meters, which is 9 meter taller than Eiffel Tower in Paris 🙂 Tokyo Sky Tree is …

Construction site of the new Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower, built in 1958 is 333m tall and it is still the tallest self-supporting steel structure in the world.  It was originally built for TV and radio broadcasting purposes but because we have many more high rise buildings in Tokyo now, the current tower is not high enough to cover all the broadcasting area.  …

Today’s tour – Ristorante Fresco !?

On our bike tour, we buy Bento lunch box and eat outside. For Sunday’s tour, our luch place is by Sumida river.  The weather was so nice today, we had nice lunch time there ! In 2011, 2nd Tokyo Tower – Tokyo sky tree will be completed, this place – we named ‘Ristorante Fresco’ – …