Watarase Retarding Basin In Tochigi Prefecture

With a total area of nearly 3,300ha, the Watarase Retarding Basin is Japan’s largest retarding basin, spanning the four prefectures of Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, and Gunma. The huge heart-shaped Lake Yanaka lies gently gathering water at the southern edge. In addition to water sports such as wind surfing, canoeing, yachting, and other water sports, as …

Tsukuba Center Building In Japan

The Tsukuba Center Building is a complex facility in Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture, that includes the “Okura Frontier Hotel Tsukuba,” “Nova Hall,” “Tsukuba Innovation Plaza,” and “AI Mall.” In 1987, the project was completed. The iconic architecture of Tsukuba. When discussing Ibaraki’s architecture, the Tsukuba Center Building, as well as the work by the same …

Hajimari Art Center In Fukushima,Japan

The starting museum is a small museum that was established in June 2014 after the renovation of Hakkengura, a 140-year-old sake brewery. Since its inception, the social welfare corporation Azumi Aiikuen, which is the management body, has been primarily responsible for aiding persons with intellectual disabilities. We are not confined to “disabilities” in our activities; …

Sankyo Warehouse In Sakata City,Japan

The Sankyo Warehouses in Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture, are a symbol of the port town that thrived during the Edo Period thanks to the Edo Period’s Westbound Sea Route. In addition to learning about history, it is advised that you visit “Sakata Yume-no-Kura,” where you may purchase unique Sakata City souvenirs. Aside from rice, the …

Hachirogata Reclaimed Land In Akita Prefecture, Japan

It is the agricultural land where it rose in the surface of the water that surrounding soil wavered when a foot is put on the surface of the earth where it was reclaimed by drainage (Though a surface is dry, that is the sludge ground which dryness does not proceed through.) where it rose in …

Kakunodate Cherry Bark Work (Museum) In Semboku,Japan

The Kakunodate Kaba-Zaiku Densho-Kan (Kakunodate Cherry Bark Work Museum) opened in 1978 to promote kaba-zaiku, or cherry bark work, as the area’s primary traditional artisanal craft. It was one of just three traditional artisanal crafts centers in Japan when it first opened. The museum itself is a modern structure designed in the traditional architectural style …

Onagawa Station’s & Yupo’po In Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Onagawa Station is a terminal station on the Ishinomaki Line, located 44.9 kilometers from Kogota Station, the line’s opposing terminus. Onagawa Station was reduced to a pile of ruins in a couple of minutes by a tidal wave. The one-story, tile-roofed train station in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, was located barely 50 miles from the epicenter …

Sendai Mediatheque In Sendai,Japan

Sendai Mediatheque is a Japanese library located in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. Toyo Ito designed it in 1995 and it was finished in 2001. The Sendai Mediatheque first opened its doors in January 2001. Mies’ Barcelona Pavilion and Le Corbusier’s Dom-ino house are also mentioned as precedents for Ito’s work, and the Mediatheque appears to combine …

Koiwai Farm In Shizukuishi,Japan

Koiwai is a private farm that spans 3000-hectares (7400-acres) at the foot of Mt. Iwate. Koiwai is well-known for its dairy products and as a popular tourist area, attracting approximately 750,000 tourists each year. You may milk a cow, ride a horse or part of the rebuilt horse tramway, attend a sheep-and-dog show, and much …

Tachikawa Residence and Shop

Tachikawa Residence and Shop was a storehouse built in 1901 that was classified as an important cultural item. It is a fire-resistant structure that escaped the Great Fire of 1907, which destroyed over 10,000 dwellings. It is now used for events such as parties and exhibitions. The next-door Western-style building can be used as a …