Sky Tree: 634m straight up

Last updated 13:11 23/05/2012

Tokyo Skytree, the world's tallest broadcast tower and second tallest building, opens to the general public.

Tokyo Sky Tree
A LONG WAY UP: The Tokyo Sky Tree is 634m tall - the world's tallest broadcast tower.

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People can visit the world's tallest broadcast tower with the Tokyo Sky Tree in Japan opening on Tuesday.

The 634m tower is just bigger than the 600m Canton Tower in the Chinese city Guangzhou and is 81m taller than the 553m CN Tower in downtown Toronto.

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai retains the mantle of the world's tallest manmade structure at 828m.

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