Tokyo Tower, Minato City, Tokyo, Japan
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Info. Tokyo Tower in Minato City, Tokyo, Japan
Standing 333 metres high, the Tokyo Tower is the second-tallest structure in Japan. It was built in 1958 and its design is based on the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The tower has two viewing decks, offering visitors a breathtaking look across Tokyo. But as well as being a popular tourist destination, the tower also functions as a broadcasting antenna for local television and radio stations.