Ao-re Nagaoka, Nagaoka
About Ao-re Nagaoka, Nagaoka
Ao-re Nagaoka, Nagaoka - Address, Phone Number
Address: シティホールプラザアオーレ長岡, Japan, 〒940-0062 新潟県長岡市大手通１丁目４－１０ (City Hall Plaza A Ore Nagaoka, Japan, Yubinbango940-0062 Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture Otedori 1-chome, 4-10)
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm Details
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City halls tend to be grand looking but boring places, stately buildings where the governing is done and from where civilians usually stay away. Notso here. When constructing Ao-re, the architect KengoKuma had a very definitive aim in mind: to create a meeting place for citizens in an warm and inviting ambience. To this end, rather than use traditional brick and mortar, they made used of local cedar to create an unusual checkered interior wall, a frontal garden extending from inside the building to the street outside. Moreover, he put the city council chamber on the ground floor, so the people could better connect with their government. You will rarely find a civic structure more beautiful, more elegant. 1.2 million people visit it every year… just to hang out.
Ao-re Nagaoka Information
- Disabled accessible.
Ao-re Nagaoka Opening and Closing Hours
- Some departments have other timings: 9:30 am to 5:15 pm.
How To reach Ao-re Nagaoka by Public Transport
- Drive to here.
- This is 5 minute walk from the JR Station.
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cool city hall plaza designed by Kengo Kuma, 2012/4/1 opening.
Good place to visit at the weekend