🇯🇵12/23 - Officially open to the public when Tokyo Tower is completed(1958)
Since its completion in 1958, Tokyo Tower has become a prominent landmark in the city, and frequently appears in media set in Tokyo.
• Construction started: June 1957
• Completed: 1958
• Opening: 23 December 1958
• Cost: ¥2.8 billion
(US$8.4 million in 1958)
Tokyo Tower is a communications and observatory in Shiba Park in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, built in 1958. At 332.9 meters (1,092 feet) tall, it is the second tallest structure in Japan. The structure is a lattice tower inspired by the Eiffel Tower, painted white and international orange to comply with aviation safety regulations.
The tower's main sources of income are tourism and antenna rentals. Over 150 million people visited the tower.