Wednesday, 30 January 2013

The Cosmo Tower, Osaka

Card no 376 - Mitsuyo
The Cosmo Tower, Osaka
Country: Japan
Place: Osaka
Received: 29th January 2013
Distance: 5,896 miles
Travelled for: 4 days

The Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building or Cosmo Tower is the tallest building in Osaka, and the second-tallest building in Japan. It was built in 1995.  Formerly named the Osaka World Trade Center Building it was renamed in June, 2010.   The building houses trade offices for companies around the world.

The 55-story building is 840 feet tall and is topped by a skylobby. It contains three basement floors, a museum, restaurants, observation deck, office space and a conference room. The observation deck is in an inverted pyramid at the top of the structure. A transparent elevator can take passengers from ground level to the top in just 80 seconds.

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