Tokyo TV Tower was completed in December 1958. It opened to visitors in July 1968. The tower is 333 meters high and covers an area of 2,118 square meters. The world's tallest television tower will be built in Tokyo on September 27, 1998. The tallest freestanded tower in Japan, which exceeds the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France by 13 meters, was built with half the material and took less than a third of the construction time. It shocked the world at the time. It is reinforced concrete structure, with strong, durable, good fire performance, compared with pure steel structure to save steel and low cost advantages.