Sunday, February 13, 2011

Hakata Port Tower

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This was originally known as the Fukuoka Tower, but was renamed Hakata Port Tower when the new Fukuoka Tower was built.

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It was built in 1964 and is 103 meters tall with an observation deck at 73 meters.

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It was designed by Tachu Naito who designed many TV towers in Japan including Tokyo Tower.

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Its open every day of the year and entrance to the observation deck with a decent 360 degree view is free.

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