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Tokyo Tower, Japan


A Quicktime panorama of the Tokyo Tower has been added to the Quicktime Panorama Map.

Tokyo Tower is a tower in Shiba Park, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. It is 332.6 m (1091 ft) tall, making it one of the world's highest self-supporting steel towers and the tallest man-made structure in Japan.

The design of the tower is based on the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Despite being 8.6 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower (32.6 if the latter's TV antenna is not included), Tokyo Tower only weighs about 4000 tons, whereas the Eiffel Tower weighs about 7300 tons.

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