Friday, September 11, 2009

Kobe Port Tower

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Opened in 1963, the Kobe Port Tower soon became a symbol of the city of Kobe.

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Designed by the Nikken Sekkei Company, the design is based on a Japanes drum, the Tsuzumi, and was the first tower built using a pipe lattice.

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The tower is 108 metres high, and the observation platform is at 90 metres.

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The tower is open every day of the year and entrance is 600 yen.

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1 comment:

  1. Great photos. I need to visit this wonderful blog more.

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