The Tokyo Tower, built 1958, is ever since a symbol of Tokyo. Used as a broadcasting tower for radio and TV, it was now replaced (not sure if completely replaced or if it’s still sending signals) by the Tokyo Sky Tree, with almost double the height of the Tokyo Tower.
Well, even if I don’t climb up the Tokyo Tower that often anymore, I still like the view of it. A few days ago, I went to Roppongi Hills with a friend, where from the top of the Mori Tower you have quite a nice view of the Tokyo Tower. We even had a full moon that night!
View of Tokyo from the Mori Tower.
Same view a few minutes later. You can even see Mount Fuji on the left.
Thats the new Tokyo Sky Tree, which I also like. Went up there last year, a few months after it was built, but it was still very crowded then. Maybe I’ll go there again next year.
The Tokyo Tower!
This is the Zōjō-ji temple in front of the Tokyo Tower. I was there a bit too late, usually, it’s lighten up in the evening.