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Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower located in Shiba Park, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Inspired by the design of the Eiffel Tower in France, Tokyo Tower stands at an impressive 332 metres tall.
There are two observation decks giving stunning views over the whole of Tokyo and beyond. The first observation deck is located at 150 metres, and the second Top Deck at 250 metres.
Beneath the two observation decks are a variety of restaurants, museums and shops. The towers primary use is to broadcast signals for Japanese media companies such as NHK, TBS and Fuji TV, but it is well worth a visit if you are in Tokyo and fancy something exciting to do for a couple of hours.
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