Tokyo Tower As A Symbol To Japanese People

First function of  Tokyo Tower was being used as transmitting telecommunications signals on the 23rd of December 1958. Now, it is still standing proudly in Tokyo,  and perhaps, the politicians, businessman, and many other Japanese people today should stay awhile to see their symbol to excite them against all odds faced by Japan today.

Just like other country, Tokyo has the symbol. Then the Tokyo Tower become the symbol of  Japan’s hystory after World War II. Although every people including you have different angle of view when come to viewing Japan involvement in that war, almost Japanese people views of Tokyo Tower is that it symbolize their fight for survival and their grit and determination to become the best since their fall from power and the pain the country suffered during the World War.

The Tokyo Tower stands at 333 metres, and in towers 50th celebration years ago,  a jewelry makers Ginza Tanaka has produced a 24 carat gold replica of the Tokyo Tower. The Golden Tokyo Tower, weighs 5kgs and is intended to be sold as a souvenir for 50 million yen ($510,000).

February 7, 2010 - Posted by | 'Eager to Know' Stories, Too Good to Archive


  1. That’s a great symbol to represent the people.

    Comment by Tokyo | December 21, 2010 | Reply

    • it is, you’re welcome, thanks for coming

      Comment by NGD lover | November 28, 2011 | Reply

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