Tokyo Skytree

May 29, 2012 · 6 comments

The Tokyo Skytree is the worlds second tallest building next to Dubai’s Burj and setting the record for the tallest tower in the world at 634metres. It was open to the public just 2 weeks ago (May 2012). The attraction had such large interest (it is primarily a broadcasting tower, but also has 2 observation decks) that a ticket lottery was held for the first month to avoid huge queues while the interest was still high. Although this isn’t my favoured lottery to win (I prefer the euromillions!), my partner won us tickets, so we was one of the first to experience Japan’s tallest building and get the highest view of Tokyo without getting inside a vehicle. This also makes me one of the first foreigners to go up there. It’s always nice being first :-)

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree merchandise

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