Behold Tokyo’s Skytree: The World’s Tallest Tower at 2,080 Feet Mike Richard March 13 Japan, Sidelines, Tokyo © Roger Jolly It towers above the surrounding buildings, more than double the height of its neighbors. In fact, there’s only one structure on Earth taller: Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. Completed on February 29, 2012 and opened to the public in May that year, the Tokyo Skytree broadcasting tower soars 2,080 feet (634 meters) into the sky, with the top sometimes obscured by clouds. Although it misses out on being the tallest structure in the world, the Tokyo Skytree can take comfort in the fact that it is the world’s tallest tower. Check out the full story (with photos) at TechGraffiti.com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. − = eight Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.