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World's largest wooden concert hallShelter Nanyo Hall

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This is a hall made of laminated wood implementing the most advanced fire-resistant technology for wood in Japan. The cedar used has been cut from trees on the local Nanyo mountains.
Generally, there are many cultural halls built in reinforced concrete, but this is the first large wooden fireproof facility built in Japan. The main hall was certified the “Largest wooden concert hall” in the world as a Guinness World Record on December 21, 2014.

It is multi-functional hall with a maximum of 1,403 seats in a proscenium format, where various events from concerts to performing arts are held under the concept of “a quiet and resonating acoustic space.”

The Hiradoma Hall is a hall for 500 people that can be widely used for ceremonies and exhibitions.

There also are a kitchen studio, a Japanese-style tea room, meeting rooms, a tree-growing open space, practice rooms, etc.

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Large hall

It is highly rated by famous artists, and many of them come back here often for their performances.
It is worth coming here to experience the distance and sound quality that are different from those in a large cities.

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Tree raising open space

Toys that make you feel the warmth of wood! A wide variety of toys such as the Mokulock blocks made by processing hardwood that is cut down in Yamagata.
Children will surely be delighted.

Basic information

Area
Nanyo
Name
Nanyo City Cultural Center (Shelter Nanyo Hall)
Address

430-2 Mitsuma-dori, Nanyo City, Yamagata Prefecture

Tel.
0238-40-1222 0238-40-1222 
Access

About 50 minutes by car from Yamagata Station
About 3 minutes by taxi from Akayu Station
3 minutes walk from Nanyo Shiyakusho Station on the Flower Nagai Line

Parking lot
About 400 places
Official site
https://nanyoshi-bunkakaikan.jp/

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