Umeda Sky Building

Umeda Sky Building

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Umeda Sky Building, Osaka Overview

Umeda Sky Building in Osaka is a popular landmark of the country. It is the 18th largest building in Osaka and comprises of two 40 story-towers. The two towers connect at the uppermost story with the help of a bridge and an escalator.

Fun Facts About The Towers

  • Umeda Sky Building is 173 m (568 ft) in height
  • It was designed by Hiroshi Hara
  • The construction was done by Takenaka Corporation and the tower was finished in 1993
  • The structure is incorporated with an rooftop observatory known as the The Floating Garden Observatory
  • Furthermore, the tower has a underground market that recreates the 20th century Japanese market
  • In addition, the towers are surrounded by urban gardens that have walking trails and water features.

The Umeda Sky Building is a modern structure that houses lots of offices some of them include The Consulate-General of Germany, AstraZeneca’s Japanese and Asia-Pacific headquarters, Platinum Games and many more. The place is a site to behold as it incorporates modern architectural vision and is a testament of all the hard work the engineers put into making it. Owing to all these factors, the towers connected midair is a favorite with VIPs all around the world.

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