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Shiba Ryotaro Memorial Museum

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Address: 3-11-18 Shimokosaka, Higashiosaka 577-0803, Osaka Prefecture
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How to insert a memorial and museum honoring the life and career of a prolific modern author into a densely populated suburban Osaka neighborhood without overwhelming the site or... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2012
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Rolling Hills Estates, California

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The giant bookshelf is beautiful and we loved the architecture. But other than that it's not worth going out of your way to get here and pay 5 dollars entry. You can't touch anything or take photos and it's very small. We respect this, but basically there is not much to do or even learn from it. You can actually... More 

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Reviewed 23 April 2012

How to insert a memorial and museum honoring the life and career of a prolific modern author into a densely populated suburban Osaka neighborhood without overwhelming the site or the neighborhood? The architect, Tadao Ando, has succeeded quite nicely here. His signature glass and concrete memorial building fits seamlessly into the 'garden' area surrounding the writer's comfortable 'modern' home/studio. While... More 

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