Saint Luke's Tower

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Saint Luke's Tower
聖路加ガーデン
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Town or city Chūō, Tokyo
Country Japan

The Saint Luke's Tower(Japanese:聖路加タワー, Hepburn:Sei Ruka Tawā) is a skyscraper located in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. Construction of the 221-meter, 51-story skyscraper was finished in 1994. [1]

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Coordinates: 35°40′.4″N139°46′44″E / 35.666778°N 139.77889°E / 35.666778; 139.77889

Geographic coordinate system Coordinate system

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