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  • Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center)
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    3.5
    673 Reviews
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    Tokyo Koutou-ku Ariake 3-11-1
    Located in the Ariake district of Tokyo's Koto City, this is Japan's largest convention center. It opened in 1996 and is used for various trade fairs and exhibitions throughout the year including business as well as cultural events. It is famous for hosting the Tokyo Motor Show and the Comic Market. The interior is mainly divided up into the Conference Tower, East Hall, East New Exhibition Hall, West Hall and Restaurant Avenue.

    Tokyos main exhibition centre. Very easy to access it fromTokyo city centre with subway. The complex features few Halls clustered together. The latest hall built is SOUTH HALL :a bit on the side...

  • Makuhari Messe
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    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Mihama-ku Nakase 2-1
    A convention center capable of hosting domestic and international trade fairs, product fairs, exhibitions, events, and meetings. There’s always a host of fun programs being conducted at Makuhari Messe. In addition to 11 exhibition halls, there’s also numerous conference rooms, restaurants, and other facilities; the size of the structure will astound you. The shortest access routes for international exhibition halls 1-8 and 9-11, the Makuhari Event Hall, and the international conference rooms all differ, so be sure to check where the event you’re interested in is before heading out.
  • Yokohama Arena
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    4.0
    179 Reviews
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kouhoku-ku Shinyokohama 3-10
    This multipurpose event arena, first opened in April 1989, can accommodate up to 17,000 people. Able to host concerts, ceremonies, and a variety of other events, Yokohama Arena has also been selected as one of the 100 best event halls in Japan. Yokohama Arena offers a full suite of features, including giant video monitor systems, sound systems suitable for a variety of events, and universally designed facilities. The surrounding area includes convenience stores, restaurants, and hotels as well.

    The seat on the floor offers a very good views.Organization was great as well. Also,beverages was not very expensive.

  • Tokyo International Forum
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    4.0
    939 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 3-5-1
    A multipurpose public culture facility with eight halls of various sizes as well as 34 meeting rooms. The facility frequently hosts cultural events that help share with the world the unique charms of Japan. The airy Glass Building hall, walled in by huge glass panels, has been awarded three Michelin stars, and is a popular tourist spot in and of itself. The entire facility is decorated with works of art, and visitors can come and enjoy the building like an art museum.

    I visited here to attend an event. Well organized comfortable place.there was SHAKE SHACK hamburger at the middle!!

  • PACIFICO Yokohama
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    3.5
    132 Reviews
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minatomirai 1-1-1
    This convention center is in the Minato Mirai area. The Pacific Convention Plaza Yokohama is one of the largest international conference halls in the world and hosts big global gatherings. It's connected to the Yokohama Grand Intercontinental Hotel and the National Convention Hall, the only national conference hall in Eastern Japan. It's also a MICE complex and holds a wide variety of events.

    The Pacifico Yokohama is part of the Minato Mirai reclaimed project. When built it was the epitome of grace and modernity much ofxa0 which is retained..t has a large convention hall wit many affiliated...

  • Yomiuri Otemachi Hall
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Otemachi 1-7-1 Yomiuri Newspaper Building 4F
    This is an event hall located on floors three through five of the Yomiuri Shimbun’s Tokyo headquarters. It features a construction with two auditoriums: the 500-seat Yomiuri Otemachi Hall which is uses for classical music concerts, preview screenings of movies, symposiums and performances of traditional art with its installed noh stage, and Yomiuri Otemachi Small Hall which is used for various functions including seminars, workshops and parties. It is directly accessible from Otemachi Station’s C3 exit.
  • Ryogoku Kokugikan
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    4.5
    804 Reviews
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    Tokyo Sumida-ku Yokoami 1-3-28
    Called the Ryogoku Kokugikan, this is widely known as a venue for sumo competitions. It can accommodate more than 10,000 spectators and hosts various events besides sumo including pro-wrestling, boxing and concerts. Inside the venue’s shop visitors can purchase sweets and original merchandise featuring sumo motifs even when an official sumo tournament is not being held. The facility also houses the Sumo Museum where visitors can see color prints and ornamental aprons, as well as photos of past yokozuna champions.

    I am fortunate to be able to travel here 3 times a year to watch the spectacle of SUMO wrestling. Some people male fun of this sport, and I rebuke the fools who think this is not a highly skilled...

  • Tokimesse Niigata Convention Center
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    4.0
    256 Reviews
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    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Bandaijima 6-1
    This convention center complex is about a 20-minute walk from JR Niigata Station and is comprised of two buildings: the Niigata Convention Center with exhibition halls and meeting rooms and Bandaijima Building with a hotel. From meetings to parties to lodging everything can be conveniently served by this one space. On the fifth floor of the Bandaijima Building is the Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum focusing on modern art and on the 31st floor is the Befco Bakauke Observation Room from which you can the Sea of Japan, Sado Island, and the Gozu Mountain Range.

    Have a free access of top floor for bird eye view of ocean and the city. Nikko hotel is also the best hotel in NIIGATA. Near by is a fish market and access to Sado ferry. They offer a 60 min free...

  • Kobe International House
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    Hyougo Pref. Koubeshi Chuou-ku Gokoudori 8-1-6
    "A multiuse facility connected directly to Sannomiya Station via the Sannomiya underground shopping mall. The facility's International Hall is frequently used to host live music concerts as well as high school and university student recitals and events. The hall has seating on floors one through three and can accommodate up to 2,100 spectators. The facility also hosts cafes, boutiques, and other establishments; SOL, an area used to hold workshops; and rentable conference rooms available for meetings as well as training sessions and lectures. In the summer, a beer garden is held in the rooftop garden, the first in the area to be produced by ""plant hunter"" Seijun Nishihata."
  • Sonic City
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    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Omiya-ku Sakuragichou 1-7-5
    Sonic City, with its large and small halls, international conference room, exhibition hall, citizen’s halls, large and small conference rooms, and municipal hotel, is a comprehensive convention facility that hosts various events and exhibitions. Its outstanding location is extremely convenient, just three minutes on foot across the pedestrian deck that links to JR and Tobu Urban Park Line Omiya Station’s west entrance. Check out the many benefits of joining Sonic City’s “Hall Members” plan.
  • Suntory Hall
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Akasaka 1-13-1
    This classical music concert hall opened in 1986 in “Akasaka Ark Hills” in Minato City, Tokyo. There are two halls, a main hall and a small hall. In pursuit of “the world’s most beautiful sound,” the main hall adopted the “Vineyard-style” of architecture in which all 2006 seats are arranged like the sloping terrace of a vineyard. The lobby, with a drinks corner and shop, is designed as an adult social gathering place where you can enjoy chatting before the performance. Please note that the hall will be closed until August 31, 2017 for renovations.
  • Nakano ZERO (Momijiyama Culture Center)
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    3.5
    30 Reviews
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    Tokyo Nakano-ku Nakano 2-9-7
    This is a complex facility for lifelong learning located in the Nakano district of Tokyo’s Nakano City. The main hall with its excellent acoustics is often used for concerts and as a venue for symposiums. In addition the facility also includes small halls, practice rooms, study rooms and a support corner for lifelong learning. In the basement is the Nakano City Library, and there is a planetarium in the West Building. Located right next to Momijiyama Park with its abundant nature, this facility functions as a place for interaction among the city residents.

    大小2つのホールがあります。 中野区立の小中学校の様々なイベントにも使われている、地元密着型の施設。 駐輪場はありますが駐車場はありません。

  • Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minatomirai 2-3-6
    This municipal concert hall is in Queen Square Yokohama in Minato Mirai, Nishi Ward, Kanagawa Prefecture. It mainly hosts musical performances and features a large hall complete with a pipe organ and a smaller rectangular hall with adjustable reverb paneling. The venue is also used for public recordings of TV Asahi's classical music program Untitled Concert.
  • National Olympics Memorial Youth Center
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Yoyogikamizonochou 3-1
    An educational facility built on the former Tokyo Olympic Athlete’s Village in Shibuya City, Tokyo to serve as a space for the education and training of young people and persons involved in education. In addition to sports facilities, the center has classrooms, lodging facilities, a convenience store, and cafeteria.
  • Yurakucho MULLION
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Yurakuchou 2-chome 5-1
    A multipurpose commercial facility located a three-minute walk from Yurakucho Station on the JR Yamanote Line. The facility’s official name is the Yurakucho Center Building. The famous great clock on the outside of the building announces the hour by opening to reveal an animatronic performance and has become a popular meeting spot. A central atrium divides shopping areas on the left and right, and the facility hosts the Hankyu MEN’S Tokyo and LUMINE department stores, cafes, restaurants, the Yurakucho Asahi Hall with theater and gallery, and a movie theater.
  • Miyakomesse
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    3.5
    35 Reviews
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    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Sakyou-ku Okazakiseishoujichou 9-1
    This event venue was constructed in commemoration of the 1,200th anniversary of the ancient capital of Heian-Kyo and first opened its doors in 1996. The event hall is used for a variety of events such as those promoting traditional industries. The hall’s exhibition and meeting spaces are used for trade fairs and other functions. The venue also hosts the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts and the Japan Design Museum, two permanent exhibitions which present the style and the traditional industries of Kyoto. A café/restaurant adjoins the museum, as well as the museum’s shop, which sells traditional crafts. Higashiyama Station is the closest station to the venue.

    Miyako Messe in Okazaki Park is an event space, but I seldom go. A part of Nitten exhibition was displayed in this place. So, I had the opportunity to visit it.

  • Tokyo Mielparque Hall
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Shibakouen 2-5-20
    This is an event hall with lavish interior decorations oriented towards Western music and Western-style dance located in Shiba Park in Tokyo’s Minato City. The facility is part of the Hotel Mielparque Tokyo. Equipped with an orchestra pit, in addition to holding ballet performances, concerts, and kayo (Japanese ballad music) shows, it is also often used for school entrance/graduation ceremonies as well as company events. It has 1,582 seats divided into first and second floor seating areas, which are set at an incline for better views of the stage.
  • Nagoya Congress Center
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    3.5
    88 Reviews
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    Aichi Pref. Nagoyashi Atsuta-ku Atsutanishimachi 1-1
    A convention center located in Shiratori Park in Atsuta Ward, Nagoya City. Facilities include the 3,000 seat Century Hall, international conference rooms, event halls, and more. The center holds regular events such as classical music competitions and concerts and is used by many locals and visitors from far and wide.

    Was here for a live concert. It took place in the Century Hall, its capacity is 3,000 seating not one of the big ones but its still very good to host concerts. Had a great time.

  • Ex Theater Roppongi
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    4.0
    20 Reviews
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Nishiazabu 1-2-9
    A performing arts theater operated by TV Asahi and located on Roppongi-dori Avenue in Nishiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo. The theater is used to host events such as concerts, theater performances, rakugo (traditional comedic storytelling), and movies. The theater is also used for the Tokyo International Film Festival and for live broadcasts of the television show Music Station.

    TOKYO is packed with live music stages of all sizes ranging from claustrophobic clubs such as the Cyclone in Shibuya (which is mystery to me how they can survive a fire inspection having double meat...

  • Orchard Hall
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Dougenzaka 2-24-1
    This is a facility in “Bunkamura” in Dogenzaka, Shibuya City, Tokyo, where mainly classical concerts such as opera and ballet performances, as well as popular concerts, are held. The hall is able to seat 2,150 people. It is the largest “shoe box type” hall in Japan with a high ceiling, providing rich and majestic acoustics. The buffet restaurant, where you can enjoy eating and chatting before and after the performance and during intermission can be used as a venue for parties.

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