Guinness World Records Certified Tokyo Sky Tree as World’s Tallest Tower

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Tokyo, Japan – Alistair Richards (R), Chief Operating Officer of Guinness World Records, presents Michiaki Suzuki, President of Tokyo Sky Tree (L), with an official certificate during a recognition ceremony at a downtown Tokyo hotel on Thursday, November 17, 2011. Tokyo Sky Tree, a 634-meter terrestrial digital broadcasting tower in Tokyo’s Sumida Ward, is now officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest free-standing structure. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

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Against the backdrop of Tokyo Sky Tree, Alistair Richards (R), Chief Operating Officer of Guinness World Records, and Michiaki Suzuki (L), President of Tokyo Sky Tree, poses with an official certificate during a recognition ceremony at a downtown Tokyo hotel. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)