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"Is it an Icon or an eye sore ?" Tokyo Tower Tip by fachd

Tokyo Tower, Tokyo: 55 reviews and 109 photos

The 333 metre (1,091 ft) Tokyo Tower opened in 1958 and it is the world’s tallest self supporting steel tower. Tokyo Tower is 13 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower. The main observatory tower is 150 metre high, from there you can view large chunk of Tokyo at 360 degree rotation.

Like the Eiffel tower in Paris, Tokyo Tower is a popular tourist destination. Over 150 million people have visited the tower since its opening.

There are restaurants and shops for you to buy goodies. The tower also features an aquarium, a wax museum, and several of showrooms. At night the tower looks impressive. We can see Tokyo Tower day and night from our hotel (Grand Prince New Tanakawa).

If you end up going to Tokyo Tower you might as well visit Zojoji Temple, there next to each other.

Open: 09.00 - 22.00
Cost: 1420 Yen (to top floor), 820 Yen (to intermediate floor only)

Address: 4-2-8 Shiba Koen, Minato-ku
Directions: Toei Subway AKABANEBASHI
Phone: 03-3433-5111

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 11, 2009
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