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June 25, 2019
Bureau of Urban Development

2019 photo exhibition of Tokyo’s shrines, including historically significant structures

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been taking measures, including designation of “architectural structures of historic value” based on the Tokyo Metropolitan Landscape Ordinance, to promote the creation of good landscapes in the city.

The TMG will be organizing a photo exhibition around the theme of Tokyo’s cityscape, including these historic buildings. The exhibition will be held in two parts in collaboration with the Association of Historic Landmarks and Urban Planning.

The second part of the exhibition is planned to be held at the same venue from the end of August through the beginning of September.

Dates

From Friday, July 5 through Wednesday, July 10, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. However, the exhibition will open at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 5, and close at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10.
The event will be closed on Saturday, July 6, and Sunday, July 7.

Venue

Metropolitan Government Gallery (1F, Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Building)

Content

Photos of existing shrines in Tokyo, including the TMG-designated architectural structures of historic value

Admission

Free

*About the “TMG-designated architectural structures of historic value”
Among historically valuable architectural structures, those of significant importance to Tokyo’s landscape, which are selected by the governor, based on the Tokyo Metropolitan Landscape Ordinance

This project is part of the “Action Plan for 2020.”
Smart City: “Urban planning that concentrates various functions”

Inquiries (accepted in Japanese only)

Greenery and Cityscape Section
Urban Development Policy Division
Bureau of Urban Development
Phone: 03-5388-3359

 

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