Friday, November 27, 2009

Marine Hall, a wedding chapel.

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Marine Hall is one of 2 wedding chapels at the Meriken Park Oriental Hotel in Kobe.

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Rather than go for the "traditional" architecture of Japanese wedding chapels that look like sets from a Takarazuka performance, the design is based on the form of a seashell.

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Built in 1995 and designed by the Takenaka Company, the roof is 14 metres above ground.

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Nearby is the Kobe Maritime Museum and the Kobe Port Tower, and so makes for a nice cluster of interesting architecture

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