A month after the opening of Tokyo Skytree and Tokyo Skytree Town in Sumida Ward, the world’s tallest broadcasting tower and its shopping and entertainment complex continue to draw hordes of visitors, reaching 1.6 million in just the first week, according to operator Tobu Tower Skytree Co. and its parent, Tobu Railway Co.

The outcome, so far, has been something to celebrate for the Tobu group, but the thousands of visitors are a headache for some local residents.

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