Tokyo Bunka Kaikan opened in April 1961, in response to public request for a venue to enjoy opera and ballet in Tokyo, as well as to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the city, by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
Even today, they continue to offer fascinating opera, ballet and classical music concerts etc... by international artists. "Tokyo Bunka Kaikan" is known the world over for its "miraculous" acoustics.
The Main Hall seats 2,303 people and is used for opera, ballet, and large orchestras. The Recital Hall seats 649 people and houses chamber music performances and recitals. Tokyo Bunka Kaikan also has rehearsal rooms and various meeting rooms; furthermore, there is a music library. It was designed by Mr. Kunio Maekawa, who is now deceased. Tokyo Bunka Kaikan is often described by the public as a leading modernistic architecture, a "music palace."
|Lot area||Building area||Total Floor area|
|New Rehearsal; Building||86m2||1,334m2|
|Total Lot Area||10,370m2||7,545m2||22,568m2|
5-45, Uenokoen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8716, Japan
TEL:03-3828-2111 Ticket Service:03-5685-0650