Kyoto Kaikan

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ROHM Theatre Kyoto
Owner City of Kyoto
Type Concert hall
Seating type Reserved
Capacity 2,005
Opened April 29, 1960
Architect Kunio Maekawa

The ROHM Theatre Kyoto, originally known as the Kyoto Kaikan is a concert hall and performnce 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 year period reopening in January 2016. As well as the main concert hall, the facility also has two additional performance spaces seating 700 and 200 guests.

Kyoto-based ROHM semiconductor saved the landmark post-modernist building from possible demolition by granting ¥5.25 billion towards the cost of refurbishment. In recognition of this contribution, ROHM received naming rights to the building. [1]

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  1. ^ Eglington, Mika (22 December 2015). "'New' Kyoto theater promises a mighty arts boost". The Japan Times. Retrieved 4 April 2017. 

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Coordinates: 35°00′53″N 135°46′51″E / 35.014603°N 135.780753°E / 35.014603; 135.780753