Archinect - News 2014-08-23T09:34:35-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/49088876/tokyo-opens-world-s-tallest-tower-to-about-200-000-people Tokyo Opens World’s Tallest Tower to About 200,000 People Alexander Walter 2012-05-21T17:37:00-04:00 >2012-05-22T12:26:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ll/llxijassefbzyx4c.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Tokyo Skytree, twice as tall as the Eiffel Tower, and its surrounding retail and office complex opens today to an estimated 200,000 visitors. [...] Tokyo Skytree, which took four years to build, surpasses the 600-meter Canton Tower in Guangzhou, China, as the world&rsquo;s tallest, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Dubai&rsquo;s 828-meter Burj Khalifa is the tallest building, according to the council.</p></em><br /><br /><p> To be precise, the opening ceremony for <a href="http://www.tokyo-skytree.jp/en/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tokyo Skytree</a> is scheduled for Tuesday morning, May 22 at 9:15 a.m. local time.</p>