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23/12/1958 Tokyo Tower is opened

Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower in the Shiba-koen district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. At 332.9 meters, it is the second-tallest structure in Japan. It was opened to the public at a final cost of ¥2.8 billion. Tokyo Tower was mortgaged for ¥10 billion in 2000.


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