Interior of Tokyo Sky Tree

By Tenkaijapan - Last updated: 月曜日, 11月 23, 2009 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment

The interior of the Tokyo Sky Tree, was opened on Nov 22.

Tokyo Sky Tree (Image)

Tokyo Sky Tree (Image)

The Tokyo Sky Tree (東京スカイツリー) is a broadcasting tower currently under construction in Sumida(墨田区), Tokyo.

According to NHK News, the tower now under construction will replace the existing Tokyo Tower in 2012.The tower, designed to be the world’s tallest at 634 meters, currently stands at 215 meters.

Reporters were shown the tower’s main pillar, which is 230 centimeters in diameter, and the outer section that will house elevators to the observatories.

Tokyo Sky Tree 2

In the summer of 2010, the first observatory will be completed at 350 meters and the second one at the 450 meter level will be finished in the winter.

A construction manager said the project is going well and one third of the tower has been completed. He said the higher the tower gets, the more difficult the task becomes. He said his staff take pride in making sure they can work safely.

Map:Tokyo Sky Tree

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