The World's tallest tower ,the Tokyo Skytree openend to the public yesterday with tens of thousand of visitors flocking on the city's newest attraction .
Despite rainy weather,residents and tourist gathered around the same day.
It is the world's second tallest man-made structure ,topped only by the 828 metre Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
Japan's hard-hit tourism sector is hoping the tower will boost the number of visitor from abroad after figures plummeted in the wake of Japan's quake-tsunami disaster last year.
The disaster ,which sparked the worst nuclear crisis in a generation .saw nthe number of visitors of Japan fall 27.8% from the previous year to 6.22 million.-AFP