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The Tokyo Tower was built in 1958 and has a height of 333 m (1,093 ft).
Batman logo Batman logo at an airport in Okinawa. Sony Corporation headquarters The Sony Corporation headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan. The Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower and Museum The Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower and Museum opened on February 11, 1938. Thomas Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor holding patents covering the creation or refinements of devices in telegraphy and telephony, electric power generation and lighting, sound recording, motion pictures, storage batteries, and mining and cement technology. For 10 years Edison worked on this place and applied for about 400 patents. Nakheel Tower The Nakheel Tower in Dubai will be the world's tallest skyscraper. It is currently under construction and will have a height of more than 1,000 metres when completed. The project will take about 10 years to complete and 30,000 workers are involved in the developement of the Nakheel Tower & Harbour. Hearst Tower in New York City The Hearst Tower in New York City is a skyscraper built in 2006 and designed by the famous British architects Foster + Partners. Tower Bridge The Tower Bridge in London was opened on 30 June 1894. It is called the most famous bridge in the world. Kansai area holiday Kansai region in Japan for 2 week exploration in mid March 2008 For more info: http://gravesdylan.googlepages.com/mytripsandholidays Mentmore Towers "Mentmore Towers" is a large country house in Buckinghamshire. It was built in the 1850s for Baron Mayer de Rothschild. The house was used as filming location in many movies like Eyes Wide Shut, Batman Begins (Wayne Manor), The Mummy Returns, ... Eiffel tower The Eiffel tower is the landmark of Paris. It was constructed from 1887 – 1889 for the Exposition Universelle which was held in Paris in 1889. The height of the tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft). It's architect was Gustave Eiffel. Nintendo headquarters Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a card games manufacturer based in Kyoto, Japan. In the 1970s the company developed to one of the most important video game companies in the world. Remington Steele "Twin towers" The Twin towers appearing in the 80s TV series Remmington Steele are located in Los Angeles. The world's shortest escalator ... is located in the Okadaya More's shopping mall in Kawasaki, Japan. It has a height of just 32.8 inches (83 cm). Wallace Monument The National Wallace Monument is a Tower in Stirling/Scotland commemorating Sir William "Braveheart" Wallace. It was completed in 1869. Warner Bros. Water tower Warner Bros. Water tower in Burbank, California. Capitol Records Tower The Capitol Records Tower is on eof the most famous buildings in Los Angeles. It was constructed from 1955-1956 as headquarters for Capitol Records (EMI). Oriental Pearl Tower The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is located in Shanghai, China. It has a total height of 468 m (1,535 ft) and was constructed from 1991 - 1995. CN Tower The CN (Canadian National Railway) Tower in Toronto, Canada has a height of 553.33 m (1,815.4 ft) and is the second-tallest free-standing structure in the world. It was constructed from 1973 – 1976. U-Boot in Japan U-Boot in der Nähe der Küste. Coit Tower Coit Tower (with the statue of Columbus) is an art deco tower. It was built in 1933 on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco. Watts Towers The Watts Towers in Los Angeles are a complex set of 17 separate sculptural pieces built on a residential lot in the community of Watts. They were constructed by Simon Rodia over a period of more than 30 years and became a National Historic Landmark in 1990.