Nagoya Things to Do

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  • 1. Nagoya Castle

    4 out of 5 stars

    The year 2013 will see another get-together of world tourists to Nagoya probably since 2005 when the Expo was held. It is not only the opening of Honmaru Palace of Nagoya Castle but another tourist...

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  • 2. Shrines & Temples

    Toganji Temple was built by Oda Nobuyuki and moved to its present location in 1714. The temple is famous for its large Buddha (Daibutsu) which was built in 1987. Unlike most other Daibutsu, this one...

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  • 3. Zoo & Botanic Gardens

    Higashiyama Koen(Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Garden, Higashiyama Park, Nagoya Zoo and Botanic Garden) is the second popular zoo in Japan in 2010 with 2.18 million annual visitors twice as large...

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  • 4. Parks

    Shirotori Teien close to Atsuta Shrine was designed in 1989 for World Design Expo held in Nagoya. This stroll landscape garden has a imcoming tide pond just like that of Hamarikyu Garden in Tokyo. I...

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  • 5. Museums

    The Tokugawa Art Museum is an excellent museum dedicated to displaying objects from the collections of the Owari Tokugawa which ruled from Nagoya and were one of the most powerful domains of feudal...

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  • 6. Aquarium

    The most interesting thing for me in this Aquarium is the dolphins performance. They really brilliant. Cool !! Beside that you can see the big whales and you can find nemo and dory also in here...

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  • 7. TV Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nagoya TV Tower is one of many towers that you can find in Japanese cities but Nagoya's tower has the distinction of being the very first tower built in Japan, dating back to 1954. The elevator takes...

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  • 8. Noh Theatre

    Nagoya Noh Theater is located close to the parking space for tour buses near the Main Gate of the Nagoya Castle. This theater is dedicated to traditional art performance such as Noh or Kyogen plays....

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  • 9. Shirotori Garden

    Shiratori Garden is a nice strolling garden built with both traditional and modern elements. The garden was constructed in 1989. The design contains features...

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  • 10. Oasis 21

    Oasis 21 is an interesting site which first opened in 2002. It's unique architecture was designed with a space theme to look like a "Water Spaceship". The...

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  • 11. Tokugawa-en Garden

    Tokugawa-en Garden was originally built in 1695 as a retirement villa for one of the former Tokugawa rulers. Like many of Japan's sites, the garden was...

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  • 12. JR Central Towers

    The JR Central Towers, also known as the Twin Towers, were built in 1999 and have since become one of the city's icons. On the ground floor is JR Nagoya Station...

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  • 13. Hoshigaoka Terrace

    A few minutes walk from Hoshigaoka Exit of the Higashiyama Park(Zoo and Botanical Garden), there is a fancy shopping mall often referred to as "Daikanyama of...

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  • 14. Sakae: Overview

    Sakae is the commercial, shopping and entertainment center of Nagoya. Popular spots include Nagoya TV tower, Oasis 21, Sunshine Sakae and Mitsukoshi and...

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  • 15. Nagashima Resort

    Nagashima Resort, an amusement complex in Kuwana, Mie, is made up of Nagashima Spa Land, Mitui Outlet Park Jazzdream Nagashima, Nabana No Sato and...

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  • 16. Kiyosu Older Capital of Owari Province

    Kiyosu is one of the suburban cities of Nagoya(population:65,000). The biggest draw of the city is Kiyosu Castle keep reconstructed in 1989. Kiyosu castle used...

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  • 17. Miya-juku, #41 Tokaido Lodging Station: Overview

    Miya-juku during Edo period (1603-1868) used to be the biggest lodging station of Tokaido highway. It had the Miya port for the Shichiri-no-Watashi ferry to the...

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  • 18. Nagoya ekimen yokocyo

    Nagoya ekimen yokocyo is located on the 2nd floor in the Sunshine Sakae.There are lots of Ramen shops which came from other region of Japan.The floor is...

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  • 19. Mountain of dream and Gas pavilion@expo2005

    In the CORPORATE PAVILION ZONE B....you will find the Mountain of dreams, not sure if it worth going in it..I did not..but I saw long lines.....There are...

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  • 20. Wonder Circus electric power pavilion@expo2005

    In the CORPORATE PAVILION ZONE A you will find the wonder circus, it had a line of about 40 minutes not to bad, as it was slowly moving all the time.....You...

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  • 21. Atsuta festival on the 5th June.

    If you are going to Nagoya on the 5th June,It's a MUST SEE!It is worth to adjust your schedule to visit there.The festivel called "Atsuta matsuri" is hold on...

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  • 22. Visit World Expo 2005 " Natures Wisdom"

    Best advice I could give for World Expo is PLAN AHEAD, particularly if you don't have much time! Have a good look through their website, they have a full list...

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  • 23. coming back to Meiji Era....

    Meiji Village, a must must see in Nagoya.Actually, it located in Inuyama city, the neighbor of Nagoya city. You can see many historical things in here such as...

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  • 24. Osu Kannon: Overview

    This temple is popular place in Nagoya for both tourists and residents. "Osu Kannon" is the common name for "Hoshoin" a detachement of Zen Buddhist temple...

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  • 25. One of the Oldest Original Castles

    Never destroyed since its construction in 1537, Inuyama Castle is one of 4 castles considered to be national treasures ( the otheres are Himeji Castle,...

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