Tokyo Tower is observation and communications tower located in the district of Minato in Shiba-koen. At 1,902 ft or 332,9 meters, the tower is the second tallest structure located in Japan. When it comes to its design, it is mainly inspired by Eiffel-Tower. It is painted international orange and white in order to comply with Japanese air safety regulations. Tokyo Towers was built back in 1958, and today the main incomes of the tower are antenna leasing and tourism. It should be noted that more than 150 million people from all over the globe have visited famous Toyko Tower. The tower features the foot down which is a four-story building just below the tower comprised of restaurants, museums, and shops.

Visitors also van an opportunity to visit two amazing observation decks including the main two-story deck located at 150 meters and the smaller deck which reached a height of 819 ft or 248.6 meters. Tokyo Tower beside being among the most popular tourist destinations while also acting as a support for an antenna since it was mainly intended for television broadcasting back at the time of its founding. The Tokyo Tower today broadcast signals for various Japanese outlets like Fuji TV, NHK, and TBS. Since its competition back in 1958, the tower has become one of the most prominent landmarks of the Japan's capital city, and you can see it occasionally appearing in various media sets in Tokyo.

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Another must visit place in Japan is definitely Fushimi Inari Taisha which is the head shrine of Inari situated in Fushimi-ku in Kyoto. The shine is located at the base of Inari mountain that is 233 meters above the sea level. It includes networks of trails leading up to the mountain as well as trails leading to some smaller shrines that span four kilometers while taking about two hours to walk up.

Since the early days of Japan civilization, Inari was commonly seen as the certain patron of various business, so manufacturers have worshipped Inari. It should be noted that each of the Fushimi Inari Taisha torii is donated by a Japanese business. The most popular Japan's shrine is also said to have around 32,000 sub-shrines located throughout Japan.

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An informative website about Japan. Here can be found interesting information about history and culture of the country, also a lot of info about the most popular sports and places for tourism in the Land of the Rising Sun.