Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Kaikyo Yume Tower, 153 metres in height, is located in the port of Shimonoseki as part of a complex including convention and exhibition areas.
Finished 1n 1996 and designed by NTT Power & Buildings, fast elevators whisk you up to the observation platform inside the towers sphere at 143 metres.
The tower is covered with more than 8,000 panes of glass, and at night is illuminated by more than 600 lights.
Kaikyo Yume Tower is open 364 days a year, closing only on the 4th Saturday in January. It opens at 9:30am and closes at 9:30pm
Entrance is 600yen for adults and 300 for kids. The tower is a short walk from Shimonoseki Station.