By request

Towada by Night: Art and Architecture Walking Tour

Follow the footprints of world-class architects around art town, Towada City

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Highlights

The centre of Towada City is a treasure-trove for architecture and art enthusiasts, home to many works designed by legendary international architects: the Towada Modern Art Museum by Ryue Nishizawa, Towada City Library by Andou Tadao, Towada Civic Plaza by Kuma Kengo, just to name a few! Why not re-appreciate these masterpieces from a new perspective – in the dark of night? Embrace your inner artist and follow your guide on a walk to all three of these architectural wonders, as well as other artistic highlights hidden around the city streets.

 

OUTLINE

Follow the footsteps of the world-class designers around art town, Towada City

Tour Highlights:
✔ Visit treasure-trove for architecture and art enthusiasts
✔ Reappreciate legendary international architects masterpieces by night
✔ Embrace your inner artist and follow your guide on a walk

The centre of Towada City is a treasure-trove for architecture and art enthusiasts, featuring many works designed by legendary international architects; the Towada Modern Art Museum by Ryue Nishizawa, Towada City Library by Andou Tadao, Towada Civic Plaza by Kuma Kengo to name a few!. Why not reappreciate these masterpieces from a new perspective? By night!
Embrace your inner artist and follow your guide on a walk to all three of these architectural wonders, as well as art highlights hidden around the city streets.

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3,500 JPY per pax

What’s Included

・ Guide fee

Not included

・Transportation expenses to the meeting place
・Other things those are not included in the price

Meeting place

TOUR COURSE

18:00

Meet your architectural guide/interpreter at Towada Citizens Exchange Plaza “Towaare”.

(1) Learn more about the “Towaare” plaza which was designed by Kengo Kuma, a legendary Japanese architect who also designed the National Stadium for the Tokyo Olympics..

 

 

18:30

(2) Move on foot to one of the town’s most famous landmarks, the Towada Art Museum designed by Ryue Nishizawa. Appreciate the building in a whole new light (literally) as the showcase installation “Colored Fragments” comes to life – a display of geometry and colour that can only be seen at night. You’ll also have the chance to see such works as “Flying Man and Hunter” and “Even Shetia” that can also only be enjoyed at night.

 

 

 

19:00

(3) Move on foot to the nearby Towada Civic Library designed by Tadao Ando. The true beauty of the architecture is accentuated at night by the lights shining from within the building. 

 

 

 

 

19:30

Tour ends at library. 

 

TOUR DETAILS

Where
Towada Citizens Exchange Plaza "Towaare"
Time
1 to 2 hours
Size
2~0
Price
3500JPY~(with TAX) (※approx. $35 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Reservations accepted up to seven days prior to tour.

Cancellation Policy
The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below. Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee. Two days prior: 20% Day before: 30% On the day: 100%

TOUR PLAN

Basic Plan

Price 3500JPY~(with TAX)

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