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Canon Ōita Factory

The Canon Ōita Factory in Ōita, Japan, is Canons main digital imaging product plant and manufactures products such as the PowerShot, IXUS compacts, DSLR cameras, and camcorders. The plant manufactured up to 6.8 million products in 2005. Since 199 ...

                                               

Carrot Tower

The Carrot Tower is a high-rise commercial building located in Sangen-jaya, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan. It was completed in November 1996. The building has 26 stories above ground and 5 basement levels. Its name was the winning entry in a competition ...

                                               

Cerulean Tower

The Cerulean Tower is a skyscraper in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, and the tallest near the Shibuya station. It was completed in 2001, and was built using empty lots formerly occupied by the headquarters of Tokyu Corporation. It is 184 metres tall and ...

                                               

Chōwaden Reception Hall

The Chōwaden Reception Hall is the largest building of the Tokyo Imperial Palace located in Tokyo, Japan. It is where the Japanese emperor and other members of the Japanese imperial family appear every new year and for the emperors birthday. It i ...

                                               

Dentsu Building

The Dentsu Building or Dentsu Headquarters Building is a high-rise building in the Shiodome area of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. The building houses the corporate offices of Dentsu.

                                               

Festival Hall, Osaka

Festival Hall is a concert hall located in Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is run by the Asahi Building Co., Ltd., a Japanese real estate company controlling properties of the Asahi Shimbun Company, and is housed in the Festival Tower, a skyscraper. Th ...

                                               

Former Tanaka Family Residence

The Former Tanaka Family Residence is a western-style building located in Kawaguchi, Saitama. It was constructed in 1923 for Tokubei Tanaka, a miso industrialist. He later went into politics. The building from the outside is constructed in brick. ...

                                               

Furuwatari Castle

It was originally outside the city of Nagoya in the countryside of the Owari Province. The castle was apparently originally constructed by Lord Oda Nobuhide 1508-1549 in 1534. According to legend his son Oda Nobunaga 1534-1582 had his genpuku com ...

                                               

Futako-Tamagawa Rise

The Futako-Tamagawa Rise complex comprises an upscale retail shopping series, high-rise apartment towers, and cultural space near the Futako-Tamagawa Station/transportation hub. Located to the east of the FT station on the Tama River marking the ...

                                               

Hoshizaki Castle

Hoshizaki Castle was a Japanese castle in Minami-ku, Nagoya Japan. The origins of the castle, such as the date of construction, are unknown. The Okada family were in the beginning the lords of the castle. In the 16th century the Yamaguchi family ...

                                               

Iwamura Castle

Iwamura Castle was located in the southeastern area of Mino Province in Japan. Its ruins can be found in the modern-day town of Iwamura in Ena District, Gifu Prefecture.

                                               

JP Tower

The JP Tower is a high rise office building with integrated retail and restaurant facilities located in front of the Marunouchi Exit of Tokyo Station in Chiyoda ward, Tokyo. The building was completed in May 2012 and was opened to the public on M ...

                                               

Keio Plaza Hotel

Keio Plaza Hotel is a chain of hotels in Japan, the largest of which is its flagship hotel in the Nishi-Shinjuku district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. The Keio Plaza Hotel was partially destroyed in the 1984 film The Return of Godzilla and the 1991 ...

                                               

Kitsuki Castle

Effort has been made to preserve the period aesthetics of the current site. In order to do so, modern intrusions have been avoided, so electricity cables and other modern intrusions have been kept out of sight. At present, the reconstructed castl ...

                                               

Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan

Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan or Koseinenkin Hall were public halls in Japan supported by welfare pension funds. Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan halls existed in the following locations. Tokyo Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan in Shinjuku, Tokyo 1961 – 31 March 2010 Kokurakita-ku, ...

                                               

Kumamoto Shintoshin Plaza

Kumamoto Shintoshin Plaza, is a major office development by Mori Building in Nishi-ku, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, located in front of Kumamoto Station. The Kumamoto station reconstruction project is currently in progress, specifically ...

                                               

Lazona Kawasaki Plaza

Lazona Kawasaki Plaza is a shopping mall in Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki, Japan. The mall adjoins the west side Kawasaki Station. It is the largest commercial facility in the Mitsui Fudosan affiliate and has the highest sales volume.

                                               

Lexington Queen

Lexington Queen was a nightclub in Roppongi, Tokyo. The current name of the establishment was changed to The New Lex Edo, but it was often simply referred to by Lex. Located underground near Roppongi Crossing, the club is a well-known and favouri ...

                                               

Matsu no Ōrōka

The Matsu no Ōrōka was part of Edo Castle. The name derives from the painted shōji that were decorated with motifs of Japanese pine trees. It was the passage which led to the Shiroshoin 白書院 from the Ōhiroma of the Honnmaru Goten 本丸御殿. The ...

                                               

Mitsumine Castle

It was constructed during the Nanboku-chō period of the 14th century part of the early Muromachi period. In 1337, following the war between the Southern and Northern courts, Mitsumine Castle was built as a strong strategic point atop Mt. Mitsumin ...

                                               

Nagoya Agricultural Center

The Nagoya Agricultural Center is located in Tenpaku Ward in the city of Nagoya, central Japan. The centre is free of charge, featuring a cafe and a shops that sells organic food such as vegetables and health foods. It also sells plants. It featu ...

                                               

Nakagusuku Hotel ruins

The Nakagusuku Hotel site, also known as the Royal Hotel or Takahara or Kogen Hotel, is an abandoned, unfinished hotel in Kitanakagusuku, Okinawa. It sits no more than 50 meters from the walls of Nakagusuku Castle.

                                               

Namba Parks

Namba Parks is an office and shopping complex located in Namba-naka Nichome, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan, the south of Namba Station on Nankai Railway. It consists of a high-rise office building called Parks Tower and a 120-tenant shopping mall with ...

                                               

Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower

The Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower is a skyscraper located in Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. The 192-metre, 34-storey building is primarily used for office space with the upper floors occupied by a hotel. Its construction was completed in 2005. It is connected by ...

                                               

Oasis 21

Oasis 21 is a modern facility located adjacent to Nagoya TV Tower in Sakae, Nagoya which was opened to the public in 2002. It contains restaurants, stores, and a bus terminal, as well as the tourist information. The building is mostly underground ...

                                               

Otemachi Tower

The Otemachi Tower is a high-rise office building with integrated retail and restaurant facilities located in the Otemachi business district in Chiyoda ward, Tokyo. The 38-story tower serves as the headquarters of Mizuho Bank. A luxury hotel faci ...

                                               

Ōzone Oshitayashiki

The Ōzone Oshitayashiki, sometimes also read as Shimoyashiki, is a former residence of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa clan, located in Ōzone in Higashi ward in Nagoya, central Japan.

                                               

Pacifico Yokohama

Pacifico Yokohama, officially known as Pacific Convention Plaza Yokohama, is a convention and exhibition center in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. The center located in the western tip of waterfront Minato Mirai 21 district is one of the lar ...

                                               

The Peninsula Tokyo

The Peninsula Tokyo is a 24-story luxury skyscraper hotel located in Yurakucho, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. The hotel is operated by The Peninsula Hotel Group, and is the only Peninsula branded Hotel in Japan. It is owned by Hong Kong and Shanghai Hot ...

                                               

ROHM Theatre Kyoto

ROHM Theatre Kyoto, originally known as Kyoto Kaikan, is a concert hall and performance venue located in Kyoto, Japan. The main hall was first opened in 1960 and seated 2.005 patrons. The facility closed in 2012 and was redeveloped over a four-ye ...

                                               

Shibuya Public Hall

Shibuya Public Hall is a theatre located in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. It was completed in 1964 to host the weightlifting events in the 1964 Summer Olympics. The theatre was sponsored by Dentsu and Suntory, which paid ¥ 80 million to rename it C.C. L ...

                                               

Shinjuku Center Building

The Shinjuku Center Building is a skyscraper in the Nishi-Shinjuku business district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. It has a height of 223 metres and 54 floors. The building opened on October 31, 1979 and was fully renovated in 1998. It serves as the ...

                                               

Shinjuku Park Tower

The Shinjuku Park Tower is the second-tallest building in Shinjuku, Tokyo. It was designed by Kenzo Tange and completed in 1994. Shinjuku Park Tower is a single building consisting of three connected block-shaped elements; S tower, which is 235 m ...

                                               

Shinjuku Sumitomo Building

The buildings three-sided construction makes good use of available space, yet the buildings design sacrifices valuable floor space by including a massive atrium running the entire height of the building. The buildings most recognizable characteri ...

                                               

Shiodome Media Tower

The Shiodome Media Tower is a high-rise building in Shiodome, Tokyo, Japan. It is 172.6 m high, has 34 floors, and 66.489 m² of floor space. Construction began in 2000, and the building opened in 2003. It was designed by Seita Morishima, and buil ...

                                               

Shureimon

It was first built in the 16th century, and the structure of the gate is similar to that of Chinese three-bay turret gates, and is covered with a red tiled hip roof. The four Hanzi framed on the gate - Shu, rei, no, and kuni, which mean Land of P ...

                                               

Suemori Castle

It was originally outside the city of Nagoya in the countryside of the Owari Province. Lord Oda Nobuhide 1508-1549 built this castle in 1548. The following year, his third son Oda Nobuyuki d. 1557 became the castles lord, but was defeated at the ...

                                               

Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower

The Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower is a 231 m commercial skyscraper located in Roppongi, Minato ward, Tokyo. The 40-story tower is a result of the Roppongi 3-chome East Side Project 六本木三丁目東地区プロジェクト, Roppongi san-chome higash ...

                                               

Suzaki Imperial Villa

Suzaki Imperial Villa, located in the Suzaki neighborhood of Shimoda city, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan is a residence owned by the Japanese Imperial Family, and used on infrequent intervals as an informal summer retreat.

                                               

Suzakumon

The Suzakumon was the main gate built in the center of the south end of the imperial palaces in the Japanese ancient capitals of Fujiwara-kyō, Heijō-kyō, and later Heian-kyō. The placement followed the ancient Chinese palace model requirements at ...

                                               

Tokyo Opera City Tower

Tokyo Opera City Tower is a skyscraper located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Completed in 1996, it stands 234 metres high and has 54 floors. The tower is the third-tallest building in Shinjuku, Tokyo and seventh-tallest in Tokyo. The closest train s ...

                                               

Tower House (Tokyo)

The Tower House or Azuma Residence by Japanese architect Takamitsu Azuma was built in 1966 in a very small plot of land. The concrete structure was erected on a 20-square-meter plot of land and grows around the stairs six levels up to provide 65 ...

                                               

Villa Kamogawa

Villa Kamogawa, short for Goethe-Institut Villa Kamogawa, is a German artist in residence institution in Kyoto, Japan. Established in 2011, it is located on the banks of the Kamo River in close vicinity to Kyoto Imperial Palace. Villa Kamogawa is ...

                                               

Yamashina Botanical Research Institute

The Yamashina Botanical Research Institute is a research botanical garden specializing in medicinal herbs, operated by Nippon Shinyaku and located at Oyakesaka no tsujicho 39, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan. It is open from Monday through Frid ...

                                               

Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome

The Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome, also sometimes called the Yumenoshima Tropical Plant Dome, is a botanical garden located at 3-2, Yumenoshima, Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan. It is operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Park Association and open daily e ...

                                               

Our Lady of the Annunciation Church, Amman

Our Lady of the Annunciation Church or simply Church of Jabal Webdeh is a Catholic parish in Jabal Webdeh in the city of Amman. The parish is Roman or Latin rite, under the jurisdiction of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Patriarcha Hierosolym ...

                                               

St. Georges Cathedral, Amman

The St. Georges Cathedrall or also Greek-Melkite Cathedral of St. George is the name given to a Catholic religious building of the Melkite or Byzantine Greek rite under the authority of the Pope in Rome, located on the street Mansour, the city of ...

                                               

1Borneo Hypermall

1Borneo Hypermall also known as 1Borneo is a shopping centre in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. It is the largest shopping complex in East Malaysia and has been dubbed as Borneo Islands largest mall. 1Borneo Hypermall is situated in an area which ...

                                               

1Sulaman

1Sulaman is a mixed development project comprising condominium, water theme park, recreational landscape park and serviced suites. The project is developed by Sagajuta Sabah Sdn Bhd, and predicted to be completed in 2015. However, due to several ...

                                               

Al-Rahman Mosque, Kuala Lumpur

Al-Rahman Mosque or Masjid Al-Rahman is a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The mosque is located at University of Malaya in Jalan Pantai Baharu and was named after the first Malaysian Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj. Today, the m ...