Chino Cultural Complex: what an artistic building it is!

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I took a day trip to Chino City, Nagano Prefecture. My main purpose was to visit Mishaka Pond and I also stopped by Meiji Onsen Ryokan. In this article,  I will pick up the Chino Cultural Complex, which is a very artistic building.

[Visit Places]
* Mishaka Pond (Related article)
* Meiji Onsen Ryokan (Related article)
* Chino Cultural Complex (This article)

[Visit Date]

[Main Part]

After I visited Mishaka Pond and Meiji Onsen Ryokan, I planed to return to Tokyo。

Near the Chino Station

However, I just happened to see a characteristic building near the Chino Station.Chino Cultural Complex photo1

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In front of the building

The building appears to be very artistic and the sign says “Chino Cultural Complex”. I decided to go in it.Chino Cultural Complex photo5

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In the building

Just like the exterior, the interior is so cool.Chino Cultural Complex photo7

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The rest room is also cool.Chino Cultural Complex photo9

Around the building

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Steam Locomotive

A steam locomotive was displayed near the building.Steam Locomotive at Chino Station photo1

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From the platform at the station

Now I had a train to catch, so I moved to the station and returned to Tokyo.Chino Station photo1

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Originally, I didn’t have any plan to visit this artistic building at all. I just decided to visit there when I saw it. After I returned to Tokyo, I looked into the building and found that the designer received a Japan art academy award in 2010.

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