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Central Plaza, Hong Kong
Central Plaza is the second tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong after IFC, Hong Kong Phase 2. It used to be the tallest building in Asia for some time, until the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were built. It is located on Hong Kong Island, in Wan Chai district.
The building was completed in August 1992.
The 78 story building is 378.4 meters tall.
On the top of the tower is a four-bar neon clock that indicates the time by displaying different colors in 15 minute intervals, blinking at the change of the quarter.
An anemometer is installed on the tip of the building's mast. The anemometer sits at 378 meters above sea level.
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- List of buildings, sites and areas in Hong Kong
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- The Central Plaza at emporis.com
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