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Sendai Mediatheque

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Interesting architecture

I visted this building as I am interested in libraries and design. It was most interesting to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susanlam2015
Beautifully designed library

If you are interested in architecture and design then you will enjoy a visit to the Sendai... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visted this building as I am interested in libraries and design. It was most interesting to see though I feel it may be past its best. Despite this it was still very interesting to see the way the buildings structure has been designed and...More

Thank Susanlam2015
Reviewed 28 June 2018

If you are interested in architecture and design then you will enjoy a visit to the Sendai Mediatheque. As well as being an amazing building there's a great cafe and shop to visit inside. It's not that far off the main action in Sendai and...More

1  Thank Pacificwoman59
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Designed by Toyo Ito, the glass facade provided a good connection to the city and the internal structural forms enabled flexible spaces to be created. What’s really impressive about this building is to see the various spaces being used by the community. There were various...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We were expecting to see some events or performance at the place but to find out that only the library was open. The vast space at the ground floor where the entrance to the building was empty. Very disappointed.

Thank HK C
Reviewed 13 February 2018

As well as the architecture, the cool cafe and shop, there's very often interesting events on the ground floor, and exhibitions on the top floors. From my experience they welcome "foreigners" and will show you around etc.

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

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

Thank csraj
Reviewed 6 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 24 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
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