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Tokyo Sky Tree Replaces Tokyo Tower As Tallest Building In Japan

TOKYO - MARCH 29: The Tokyo Sky Tree is pictured as it reaches a height of 338m during construction on March 29, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. Surpassing the current tallest building in Japan, the 333m tall Tokyo Tower, the Tokyo Sky Tree will be the tallest artificial structure in the world at a height of 634m on completion in spring 2010. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

World’s tallest tower to open next week

The 634-m tall Tokyo Skytree is also the second tallest structure in the world after Dubai's Burj Khalifa. The tower project forms the centrepiece of a large commercial development.