Atsuta Shrine stands in a pleasant, wooded park in southern Nagoya. During the Meiji Period, the shrine was remodeled after the Ise Shrines in the purely Japanese Shinmei-zukuri architecture style. A pleasant thing to do after viewing the shrine buildings is to try Atsuta Shrine's version of the kishimen noodles, one of Nagoya's local specialties.
With its striking orange Western-style roof, grand parlor dappled with light through stained-glass windows and serenely traditional Japanese-style rooms, this fine example of East-West cultural fusion and heady Taisho-era romanticism has been restored to its rightful place as one of the major attractions of the Cultural Path that wends from Nagoya Castle to Tokugawaen.
Electricity Museum Nagoya でんきの科学館: Nagoya's Electricity Museum in Fushimi in the center of the city is an educational and fun visit especially for parents with young children. The four-story modern building, maintained by Chubu Electric Power Company, has dioramas and hands-on equipment on all aspects of electricity.
The central city of the Chubu Region. Nagoya is located at the center of Honshu (the main island of Japan) with a population of 2.24 million. Nagoya has a long history and is the birthplace of three notable feudal lords, Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Heiwa Park is a cemetary park located in the East of Nagoya. and it is 146.5 hectar. There are approximately 2,250 cherry trees, and in spring people come and enjoy picnics. There are also maple trees, Japanese red pines, wild azaleas, etc. Approximately 80 kinds of wild birds live there.
What is Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens Located on the east side of Nagoya, in Chikusa-ku district, the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens is municipal facility which opened in 1937. It was initially called the "Zoo of the East" and also contains an amusement park.
Kiyosu Castle (Kiyosu-jo) was built by the daimyo Shiba Yoshishige, who governed this region at the beginning of the 15th century. It was at first a simple construction which was surrounded by a single moat. It was subsequently home of the young daimyo Oda Nobunaga.
Komaki is located in west-central Aichi Prefecture, north of the Nagoya metropolis. Surrounding municipalities. Aichi Prefecture Kasugai; Inuyama; Iwakura; Kōnan; Kitanagoya; Toyoyama; Ōguchi; History. During the Sengoku period, the area surrounding Mount Komaki was the site of the Battle of Komaki and Nagakute in 1584.
Nagoya Castle was constructed on the orders of Ieyasu TOKUGAWA in order to secure an important position on the Tokaido road and to ward off attacks from the direction of Osaka. Construction was completed in 1612, and the castle is typical of those built on flatlands.
The Nagoya City Science Museum has many highlights such as an external appearance of landmark design featuring the spherical shape of the world's biggest planetarium with a diameter of 35 meters, a highly realistic starry sky that shown on the planetarium's screen, a -30 degree ºC room where you can see aurora images.
Nagoya Port Sea Train Land is a free-entry amusement park located beside the port of Nagoya. There are about 16 entertainment facilities, enjoyable for both adults and children. The 85m tall Ferris wheel is the biggest one of the Chubu Area, it takes about 15 min to complete one rotation.
Noritake is a leading company in the ceramics industry with a history of more than 100 years. The Noritake Garden (Noritake no Mori) was built on the company's former factory grounds and introduces the company and its products while providing a recreational space in the middle of Nagoya.
Quite apt for being in Midori (green) Ward, Odaka Ryokuchi Koen – often called Odaka Greens – is 120 hectares of beautiful park and was designated as one of the 100 best urban parks in Japan. One of its great facilities includes ‘day camp’ areas in which from March to September between 10:00 and 17:00, or October and February from 10:00 to 16:00, you can set up a barbecue site.
Shikemichi is the main street in a small and quiet neighborhood located between Nagoya Station and Nagoya Castle. This street dates back to time of the construction of Nagoya Castle, in 1610. There are no tall buildings, which makes it easy to find your way back.
Of interest to tourists is the Sky Promenade, located on the top three floors of the 46 story building. This is an open-air observation deck with panoramic views over Nagoya. Key landmarks that can be seen from the Sky Promenade include the JR Central Towers, Nagoya Castle and Nagoya Port.
Togokusan Fruit Park is a multipurpose agriculture park established in 1980 as a facility for relaxation with a lot of green and as a facility for outdoor education. It was built by utilizing the rich natural environment of the foot of the highest mountain in Nagoya, Togokusan (198.3 meters above sea level).
What is Tokugawa Garden. Tokugawa Garden is a Japanese garden located in Aichi Prefecture’s Nagoya city, Higashi district, Tokugawa town. It was originally the mansion of the Owari Tokugawa family and vestiges of the samurai residence remains on the main gate.
Toyota Museum (Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology) Many tourists just say “I’d like to go to Toyota Museum!” However, there are several ‘Toyota Museums’ in and around Nagoya. What many poeple actually referring may be the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology. Not very far from Nagoya Station.