The elevators in Sunshine City are hard workers that come at the push of a button, even on weekends

Man getting into an elevator
Man getting into elevator
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As of 2021, the tallest building in Japan is the Abeno Harukas in Osaka, and the second tallest is the Landmark Tower in Yokohama, followed by SiS Rinku Tower, Sakishima Cosmo Tower, Toranomon Hills Mori Tower, Midtown Tower, Midland Square, JR Central Towers, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, and NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building. All of these buildings are over 230 meters tall.

In the core of Sunshine City, where the Ancient Orient Museum in Tokyo is located, there is another skyscraper called Sunshine 60. This building is also quite tall, boasting a height of 239.7 meters. Although it is no longer one of the top ten skyscrapers in Japan, it used to be one of the top old soldiers. It was the tallest building in Japan from 1978, when it was completed, until 1990 when the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building was completed.

Whenever I come to a high-rise building, I am always curious about the elevators. While it is fun to ride the elevators that go up at a very high speed, I can't help but think about the possibility of a malfunction of the elevators that go up to a height of over 200 meters. Even the free-fall attraction at the amusement park, where you feel like you're going to die, only takes you down about 50 meters, but a 200-meter drop would be a disaster. I don't even want to think about it.

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PHOTO DATA

No

12169

Shooting Date

Dec 2021

Posted On

February 7, 2022

Modified On

April 4, 2022

Place

Ikebukuro, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

SONY ALPHA 7R II

Lens

ZEISS LOXIA 2/35

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