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Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree was declared the tallest tower in the world in 2010. The Skytree offers the world's tallest skyline and a beautiful view for less adventurous visitors. 1)

Tsukiji Fish Market

In Tokyo, there was the world's largest fish market Tsukiji. 65 thousand people worked there, 2 thousand tons of fish and seafood were sold daily. 5.5 billion dollars flowed through the fish market every year. In 2018, the market was partially closed and moved to Toyosu artificial island in Tokyo Bay. 2)

The highest price ever paid for a fish

In 2019, the highest price ever paid for a fish was paid at a fish market. A Tokyo restaurateur paid a record $3.1 million for a 278 kilogram (almost 613 lbs) bluefin tuna. 3)

The Kabuki Theater

The Kabuki Theater in Tokyo is listed as a UNESCO Intangible Heritage Site. It is a unique traditional Japanese theater dating back to the 17th century. 4)

The first Disneyland built outside the United States

Tokyo was home to the first Disneyland built outside the United States. The park opened in 1983. 5)

tokyo.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/12 03:24 by aga