In November 2010 the transformation of the metropolis of Guangzhou was completed. During that month Guangzhou was the host to the 16th Asian Games. In the festivities of the opening and closing ceremony, the Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing tower was the absolute centerpoint. In it's first few months after opening the tower, one of the tallest buildings in the world - reaching 610m in height has attracted 10 000 visitors daily. The Asian Games were held in Guangzhou, China from 12 - 27 November. The Games were a great success and have contributed greatly to the modern and positive atmosphere of the city of Guangzhou.