Landmark Tower in Yokohama (Japan) - highest building in Japan
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38F 2-2-1 Minatomirai Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan
Date of build
July 1993 - completion of construction
The highest building in Japan. Office floors 1 - 48, hotel floors 49 - 70 (603 hotel rooms).
There are office rooms, a hotel, shops, a sports club, a market hall, restaurants and a garage on three underground floors.
The hall located on the fifth floor is a place where numerous concerts, theatrical performances and exhibitions take place.
Currently has one of the fastest elevators in the world. They move at speeds up to 45km / h (750 m / h). At the observatory located on the 69th floor, called "The Air Garden", passengers are transported in less than 40 seconds. From here you can admire a 360-degree panorama, even distant by 80 km.
Its 70-story form has some elements of traditional Japanese temples, clear angles and gentle and elegant slopes. The structure is theoretically the same as the Japanese temples of five-story pagodas that never fell during earthquakes.
The skeleton of the structure is flexible to resist frequent earthquakes haunting these regions up to 1000 times a year.
The Landmark Plaza features an elegant central atrium that spans 5 floors and a width of 200 meters. Along 190 there are boutiques and special stores.
The stone dock for yachts was originally built to service merchant ships was dismantled and a garden port was created in its place - as a place of rest and admiring the area.
Official website: http://www.yokohama-landmark.jp