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Roppongi area

The Roppongi area is home to landmark buildings surrounded by a collection of artistic architecture.

(1)National Art Center, Tokyo

Architect:Kisho Kurokawa

Designed by Kisho Kurokawa for its opening in 2007, the facility features a striking wavy façade. On top of showcasing exhibitions in one of the largest display spaces in Japan, it also serves as an art center for collecting art-related material and hosting educational programs. Visitors are recommended to spend some time at the restaurant or one of the cafés designed to take in plenty of natural sunlight.

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(2)21_21 DESIGN SIGHT

Architect:Tadao Ando /all ptoho by Mitsuo Matsuoka

With a unique form featuring a roof made of giant steel plates that fold over and slope down to the ground, the building is an embodiment of architect Tadao Ando’s wish to show the world the new possibilities of design.

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(3)Tokyo Midtown

Various spots in Tokyo Midtown have some 20 works of art on display at all times.

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