Beppu Tower, Beppu

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A stark example of Japan's unique post-war modernization, Beppu Tower still stands as the city's prime landmark. This 100 m (330 ft) tall former television transmission tower gives visitors a 360-degree view of the area. Built in 1957 and once a technological marvel, the structure shows how architecture of a country can be modern without being westernized. A curious photo exhibition on the 17th floor documents the tower's history, showing images of many Japanese celebrities who visited in the past. Arrange to visit Beppu Tower and other attractions in Beppu using our Beppu journey app .
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  • Tourist Tower 90 metres is the height in Beppu City. It seems to high-rise towers built in the third in Japan. It is remained retro atmosphere dissolved as a symbol of Beppu tourism in the city of Beppu Tower. It is a feeling that if you have time... and climb even better?.
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  • Found in Beppu City walks. Was not too high, but a symbol of the city staff time.
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  • Tower is quite old, build in 1956-57 and you can see it, because some of the windows are cracked here and there. It's not as tall as some newer towers but the view over the city is still nice. And the...  more »
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  • Windows are dirty, there are tables placed by them so it's hard to really enjoy the 360 view, especially because of almost no free space by the western side. And the place is too intensely lit inside during the night, making observation even less enjoyable. Better go to the Global Tower in Beppu.
  • If you are into towers then this is a place for you buy if not then it is just the same tower as other towers. There are about 20 towers across Japan that you can get stamped in for souvenir purposes.
  • A nice view of the whole city from the top of the tower. The facilities look neglected and some windows are broken so it's a bit scary up there :) Don't forget to get the ticket from the vending machine on the ground floor before entering the lift.
  • Too old and View with the sea was terrible. Entrance fee was 200 Yen.
  • Built older than Tokyo tower. Only 40 seconds by elevator to the lookout view point on 17th floor. Classic old style tower. 200 yen (adult) for entrance fee.
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