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The Tokyo Skytree: engineering at its finest!

One of the most recent landmarks in the Tokyo skyline is also one of the grandest achievements in architecture. The Tokyo Skytree is recent compared to other landmarks, having opened in May of 2012, but it’s recognizeable from a long distance away. It’s not as famous as some places like Tokyo Tower, but being one of the largest manmade structures in the world, it’s surely going to take its own place in the world! The primary use for the Tokyo Skytree is as a broadcasting tower. It is used by most of the major terrestrial broadcasting companies in the Tokyo and Greater Kanto area, and by a few FM radio… Read More