Makuhari Messe designed by Fumihiko Maki, a Pritzker Prize winner is the second largest convention center in Japan after Tokyo Big site. This large scale convention center covers 210,000 square meters and consists of three major zones, the international exhibition hall, the international conference hall and the Makuhari Event Hall.
Makuhari Messe, Hall 1-8 waiting for flying national flags
Opened in 1989 international exhibition hall 1 to 8 was constructed in the image of the mountain of Boso peninsula.
Hall 9 to 11 was constructed to be reminiscent of the Boso seacoast.
It’s comprised of concrete and a structural steel frame. and hosts many events like music, film, cars and more.
Now the Messe is nearly deserted because of COVID 9, but the city looks forward to hosting Fencing, Taekwondo, Karate and Wrestling in Olympic game. Goal ball, Sitting Valley ball, Taekwondo, Wheel chair Fencing in Paralympic next year.