Ao-re Nagaoka, Nagaoka

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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)

Phone: +81-258392275

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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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Ao-re Nagaoka, Nagaoka Reviews - Write a Review

  • cool city hall plaza designed by Kengo Kuma, 2012/4/1 opening.

  • Good place to visit at the weekend

  • 初めは何かわかりませんでしたが便利な場所です。コンビニもありました。モダンな建物です。

  • 駅前。コンビニ近。良い施設に思います。

  • 駐車場の料金が他と比べて安いので、ちょっと駅前に用事があるときは便利です。

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