Makabayan E.P.P Subject

Topics: Tokyo, Minato, Tokyo, Eiffel Tower Pages: 2 (614 words) Published: February 23, 2013
 1.Tokyo Tower 
Tokyo Tower is taller that the Eiffel Tower and is the tallest structure in Japan. Its paint and lights are designed to make the tower glow a brilliant gold at night.  2. Roppongi Hills 
Designed as a city within a city, Roppongi hills incorporates offices, residences, shopping, hotels, parks, art galleries and entertainment. Located on some of the most expensive land in Japan, it took the developer 14 years to aquire the 400 separate lots for the 27 acres of the site. When it first opened the building was the talk of the town and received millions of visitors.  3.Tokyo City Hall 

Tokyo City Hall was the tallest building in Tokyo before Midtown was completed in 2007. With a price tag of about $1 Billion US, it is a fine example of Tokyo government's zest for spending money and has earned the nickname "tax tower". It is a vast complex taking up three city blocks. It has a free observation deck that is popular with tourists.  4. Prada Building 

Located in the Omotesando shopping district, the Prada Building is only 6 storeys high but gives the impression of being shaped completely of glass.  5.Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower 
Housing a fashion, design and medical school the Gakuen Cocoon Tower is the second tallest educational building in the world. It's cocoon design stands out in Shinjuku's colossal business district.  6.Dentsu building 

Corporate headquarters of Dentsu, Japan's largest and most prestigious advertising agency, the Dentsu building has 70 elevators including private elevators for executives. The Dentsu building is located in Shiodome, a massive new business district built on the old site of Tokyo's first train station.  7. Midtown building 

The tallest building in Tokyo prefecture, Midtown is a massive complex of offices, shopping and includes a large medical clinic, luxury hotel and art gallery. The buildings themselves are not all that visually interesting.  8.  Docomo building 

The Docomo building in Shibuya is the world's...
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