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Awaji Yumebutai Experience

Coming back to Hiroshima from Osaka at the beginning of Golden Week here in Japan I wanted to go... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2017
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Uplifting landscape design

I went to this place because I am an architect who admires Tadao Ando, the great Japanese architect... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019

I went to this place because I am an architect who admires Tadao Ando, the great Japanese architect who design this place. It was designed to be a memorial of earthquake victim. The site is very large and has nice surrounding. The autumn colour is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

Until we reached there, I had no idea about the journey through the whole project designed by the most renowned Japanese Architect Tadao Ando !! It's a huge complex included Hotel, Conference, Auditorium and a grand scale Landscape . Total project is done with concrete...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

You enter this Buddhist Temple through an opening in a pool of water which reflect the bamboo groves and surrounding countryside. There is tiered garden along the hill-side which should be explored.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Go here to enjoy the Hundred Step Garden, Made by Tadao Ando as a tribute to the victims of the great Hanshin Awaji earthquake. It’s beautiful, you’ll never see a concept as this: 100 beautiful gardens filled with flowers and vegetables, laying on the hillside....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

This site was dogged up to make Kansai Airport. The island asked Ando, who is the premier Kansai Architect to plan a site for them. Ando asked them to plant trees on the whole site and he promised he would help design a top notch...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Built by the famous Tadao Ando, many of the futuristic architectural spaces are no longer as splendid as they were designed to be. The clam shells paved water feature is no longer operational, and many spaces unused leaving it to decay and deteriorate. The botanical...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Coming back to Hiroshima from Osaka at the beginning of Golden Week here in Japan I wanted to go somewhere nice, but not so crowded and since we had never been to Awaji we decided to give it a shot. The place has a little...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to a garden in a long time. I was unaware of the extent Japan held high regard for nature. Being inside that conservatory, that huge complex filled with flowers, trees, and sunlight, it was spellbinding. I enjoyed it to the fullest extent...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank LoveTravel707918
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Was driving to Tokushima from Osaka and decided to do a quick stop here... We got here late at around 8 - 9 pm so the museum and garden were closed and only one restaurant was still open... yet we enjoyed the walking around inside...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We came here on our way from Osaka to Himeji. Took the highway bus from JR Maiko station. Many of the garden patches were not well maintained and the water was not flowing down the stairs. Looked a bit like a place that was once...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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