10 tallest buildings of the world

3. Tokyo Sky Tree



Or Tokyo Skytree. This famous television tower located in one of the areas in Tokyo (Japan) and is considered the highest TV tower in the world. Together with its antenna height is 634 m high tower of its amazing Japanese people have chosen not because of economic considerations, as well as to the name of the numbers was in tune with the word «Musashi.» — Toponyms designating the historic area, where there is a modern Tokyo. Thus, the number 6 on the Japanese sounds like «th», 3 — «sa» and 4 — «si».

Tokyo Skytree is a broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010 and reached its full height of 634.0 metres in March 2011, making it the tallest tower in the world, displacing the Canton Tower, and the second tallest structure in the world after the Burj Khalifa.

The tower is the primary television and radio broadcast site for the Kantō region; the older Tokyo Tower no longer gives complete digital terrestrial television broadcasting coverage because it is surrounded by high-rise buildings. Skytree was completed on 29 February 2012, with the tower opening to the public on 22 May 2012. The tower is the centrepiece of a large commercial development funded by Tobu Railway and a group of six terrestrial broadcasters headed by NHK. Trains stop at the adjacent Tokyo Skytree Station and nearby Oshiage Station. The complex is 7 km (4.3 mi) north-east of Tokyo Station.