Tokyo Sky Tree recognized by Guinness as world’s tallest tower

Guinness World Records on Thursday recognized the 634- meter-high Sky Tree as the world’s highest tower at a ceremony in Tokyo yesterday, topping the 600-meter-high Canton Tower in China. Alistair Richards, managing director of Guinness World Records, personally handed the certificate to Michiaki Suzuki, president of Tobu Tower Sky Tree Co. The television broadcasting tower, due to open to the public in May next year, is located in a downtown district of Tokyo’s Sumida Ward.

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