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Sendai Mediatheque

2-1 Kasugamachi Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0821, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-713-3171
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Worth a visit....

....particularly if there are some exhibitions on. Good example of modern architecture. Visit this... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
New Delhi, India
Architecture & Structural

If you are one whom loves the Architecture & Structural aspect of buildings in different countries... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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2-1 Kasugamachi Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0821, Miyagi Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

....particularly if there are some exhibitions on. Good example of modern architecture. Visit this place while at Jozenji Dori.

Thank csraj
Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you are one whom loves the Architecture & Structural aspect of buildings in different countries, this is somewhere worth going to take a look but not for the book worms as most of the books are in Japanese.

Thank dnhw
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

With a library over 2 floors, two studio floors and other common areas this modern building is quite an attraction for the young ones. An art exhibition was on on one of the studio floor during my visit. Architecture wise, this building appears very pleasing...More

Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Not sure why this is a listed attraction, it's a library that's mostly glass. It's out of the way and not overly appealing to look at. Redeeming quality, some cool stuff in the gift shop.

Thank JTinVan
Reviewed 20 March 2017

In terms of architecture, no doubt it is the destination to go in Sendai. Designed by architect Toyo Ito, it has beautiful views of the city from its interior and, from outside, the trees from Jozenjidori reflected on the glass are just astonishing. Also good...More

Thank leandroinaweb
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

A building to commemorate the 3.11 earthquake in 2011. Worth a visit if you aren't doing much. A nice cafe within you can relax and absorb the atmosphere. It's also a public library! Opened on 2011 May 3rd to commemorate the impact. The designer Toyo...More

Thank MinaLim_KUL
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

This facility is a lovely place to relax and meet friends and enjoy diverse art installations. I really enjoyed the range of great gifts that were available in the gift shop and having some tea at the pleasant coffee shop. If I lived in Sendai...More

1  Thank BorneoMel
Reviewed 19 May 2015

A very modern building with interseting displays on the recent earthquake which included comparisons with WWII damage.

Thank Ocassi0nal_Traveller
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Noted for its appealing architecture and clearly a popular centre for locals as well as visitors. Provides an excellent venue for exhibitions. Small store in the foyer offers quality local artisan products as souvenirs and a café with reasonable expresso coffee.

Thank Peter_Wello
Reviewed 26 March 2015

this is a world award winning building with a library and a media zone I participated with the World Conference on DRR in March 2015 the building is almost pillar less and provides great space for visitor and propagates interactions

Thank DipankarPatnaik
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