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PLACE OF PILGRIMAGE FOR ITO FANS
Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari| 今治市伊東豊雄建築ミュージアム

Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture (Exterior). Photo: ©Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture

Imabari is the hometown of Japan’s great postwar architect Kenzo Tange, so when Pritzker Architecture Prize winning architect Toyo Ito was offered the opportunity to build a museum there in his own name, he was hesitant out of modesty. The mayor, however, convinced him, and now the town has two landmark structures that make up TIMA: Steel Hut for exhibitions and Silver Hut for workshops – both overlooking the Seto Inland Sea.

Address : 2418 Urado, Omishima-cho, Imabari-shi, Ehime 794-1308

Phone : +81-897-74-7220

Region : Ehime | Imabari

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Official Site : Link

Admission : Adults : ¥800 / University students : ¥400 / Children aged 18 and younger : Free

Hours : 9:00 to 17:00
Closed on Monday (Open if Monday is a national holiday, closed the following day) and during year-end holidays

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