Bella Vista is located on a plateau overlooking the Seto Inland Sea. Bella Vista means “a beautiful view” in Italian. The ocean and mountains that surround Bella Vista, together with the landscapes that can be viewed from the hotel, all make for an unsurpassed feeling of luxury. The views this stunning scenery can have an outstanding, blissful experience. 続きを読む 瀬戸内の絶景と極上のリゾート「ベラビスタ」 – Bella Vista
The former junior high school in Momoshima was closed down in 1999. In 2010, Yukinori Yanagi, an artist, began to renovate this abandoned school building with collaborators to transform it into a vibrant art center. Two years later, in November 2012, ART BASE MOMOSHIMA opened to public and since then it has attracted many visitors from the region and beyond . In addition to the display of works that change regularly, ART BASE MOMOSHIMA presents a special exhibition every fall. (ART BASE MOMOSHIMA)続きを読む アートベース百島 ART BASE MOMOSHIMA
This is a long-term project to renovate the abandoned movie theater built in 1961. The aim of this project is to reuse the building to present artworks while respecting the original architecture. The renovation started in 2013. In summer of 2014, local residents were invited to the screening of “ Mothra vs Godzilla,” one of Godzilla lm series released in 1964, who also enjoyed a rst glimpse inside the renovated theater. 続きを読む 昭和の映画館が生まれ変わったアートスペース旧百島東映劇場「日章館」Nisshokan, Momoshima island
Itsukushima Shrine (Hiroshima) – Believed to be the boundary between the spirit and human worlds, the Otorii’s vermilion color is said to keep evil spirits away. It’s possible to walk to it on the sand bar during low tide and enjoy the view of Mount Misen behind the gate. At high tide, the 16-meter-high Torii appears to float on the water.
Itsukushima Shrine, 1-1 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan.
Tomonoura has been a prosperous port since ancient times. When I went to Tomo of Hiroshima pref., I saw and took photographs of dried halfbeak. This is winter feature of Seto Inland Sea. Such method of drying fish produces richer taste and flavor. It was beautiful that fishes being swayed by the wind and had a good shine.
We went to Sensuijima island and Tomonoura port, Fukuyama city, Hiroshima pref., Japan to find and take photos of stone monument for the magazine “Setouchi kurashi”. Please check archaeologist Mr. Norimatsu’s article of the magazine on next spring 2016.
I went to Hiroshima Municipal Motomachi high-rise apartment. This is a collective housing made in order to eliminate the slum that was called “Atomic bomb Slam”. This architecture has been election of the DOCOMOMO JAPAN 2013. Architect Masato Otaka who designed Sakaide population land has designed this housing complex.
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Place : 1F 3-3-14 Otemachi, Nakaku, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima pref., Japan [Google Maps]
[Mon-Fri] 11:00-15:00(L.O) 17:00-20:30(L.O.20:00)
Close : Sunday
TEL : 082-249-3646
I went to “READAN DEAT” at Hiroshima city to participated in the talk event of the island of magazine “Setouchi-kurashi”. Thank you for everyone coming in the rain! In this event, I could meet person who live in the island of Hiroshima, I want to come again.
This wedding chapel stands in a garden of a resort hotel, “Bella Vista Sakaigahama,” in Onomichi, Hiroshima. The site is midway on a hill enjoying a panoramic view of the Inland Sea of Japan. By entwining two spiral stairways, we realized a free-standing building of unprecedented composition and architecturally embodied the act of marriage in a pure form. A single spiral stairway would be unsteady in a horizontal direction and is prone to vibration in a vertical direction, hence, very unstable.（Ribbon Chapel by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Co）
Completion : 2013.12
Principal use : Chapel
Structure : S structure
Site area : 2500㎡
Total floor area : 80㎡
Building site : Hiroshima
Structure design : Ove Arup & Partners Ltd.
Contractor : P.S.Mitsubishi Construction Co.,Ltd.
This is the Inoko festival in Hiroshima city. Inoko festival is annual event that takes place on the day of the Boar of the lunar calendar in October . It can be seen mainly in western Japan. You can pray for all kinds of diseases removal and descendant prosperity to eat by creating rice cakes, children around with the ground in front of the district of the house and so on. There are such as different content depending on the region.
The Shimanami Kaido is a 60 kilometer long toll road that connects Japan’s main island of Honshu to the island of Shikoku, passing over six small islands in the Seto Inland Sea. It is also known as the holy place for cyclists. The new hotel where you can check in with your bicycle opened. 続きを読む 日本初！自転車に乗ったままチェックインできるサイクリスト専用ホテル「HOTEL CYCLE（ホテル サイクル）」