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Chichu Art Museum

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Tadao Ando
 
location Naoshima
function museum
contributed by jeooren

The Chichu Art Museum is designed by Tadao Ando and is located on a small island south of the main island of Japan. It's very unknown by tourists; only Japanese people know about it. The Art Museum is embedded in the hilly landscape of the island; from the sky only rectangular forms are visible, which gives the museum an mysterious character. Inside the routing is so that you only experience views at the sky, or, in the restaurant, the beautiful scenery of the island coast. The museum is built only in concrete, which gives it a solid expression. There are several art projects inside, the one even more amazing than the other. Note that every piece of art is only accessible by wearing slippers, offered by the futuristic dressed girls in white clothes.

 

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Chichu Art Museum
Address
Kagawa 761-3110
Japan
http://www.chichu.jp/e/
Project is public!
Opening hours 10 am to 6 pm (last entry by 5 pm) March 1 to September 30. 10 am to 5 pm (last entry by 4 pm) October 1 to the end of February. Tel: +81-(0)87-892-3755
How to get there? By boat from the port of Uno, south of Okayama in the west of Japan. The boat only costs about €1,50.
Completion 6- 2004
Floor area/size 2574 m2
ArchitectTadao Ando
 
Project ID 1054
Latitude/Longitude 34°26'55N 133°59'09E
Contributed by jeooren
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