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Chiyoda Hotel Fushimi Nagoya

The Chiyoda Hotel in the Fushimi business district of Nagoya is an excellent value for money accommodation option, located roughly half-way between Fushimi Station and Nagoya Station.The Chiyoda Hotel is decidedly no-frills but does offer a free brea...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 4, 2016

JP Tower Nagoya

JPタワー名古屋The new 195 meter tall JP Tower Nagoya adjacent to Nagoya Station is all set to partially open in June this year. Plans for a full opening are set for April 2017.Already parts of Kitte Nagoya - the Central Post Office an...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 24, 2016

Kangoku Inshoku Izakaya

監獄IN食Kangoku Inshoku is a bizarre prison-themed izakaya not far from Yabacho, Shin-Sakae or Tsurumai subway stations in downtown Nagoya.The interior is arranged on two floors with diners eating in their own cells behind iron bars. It's pret...
by Japan Visitor on Feb 15, 2016

常滑焼の窯元をそぞろ歩く / Strolling around the potteries in Tokoname.

Tokoname has been associated with ceramics production since at least the Heian period, and Tokoname-yaki works from this period have been found in locations as far away as Aomori Prefecture in the north of Japan and Kagoshima prefecture in the south.

塩の道の宿場町,奥三河,足助宿 / Asuke, thrived as a marketplace on the “Salt Road”.

Asuke is located in northeastern Aichi-Prefecure (near Nagoya-City). It flourished as a marketplace on the Chuma-kaido street,”Salt Road”, the route for transporting salt produced along Mikawa Bay in the 19th century. Asuke, Aichi-Prefect...

Kowa Station

河和駅Kowa Station is the last stop on the Meitetsu Kowa Line near the southern tip of the Chita Peninsula, south of Nagoya. The other terminus station of the Kowa Line is Otagawa from where trains continue to Jingu-mae, Kanayama and Nagoya statio...
by Japan Visitor on Sep 15, 2015

Nanzan Catholic Church

カトリック南山教会Nanzan Catholic Church is located near the main Nanzan University campus in the up-market streets souch of Irinaka subway station just a little west of Yagoto. The early church here began life in 1950 as a Nissen hut with...
by Japan Visitor on May 26, 2015

Aioiyama Ryokuchi Park Nagoya

相生山緑地Aioiyama Park in Nagoya is a small, forested oasis in the south east of the city's urban sprawl.Set around a small hill, the park consists of woods and large areas of bamboo interspersed with small orchards. Aioiyama Ryokuchi Park i on...
by Japan Visitor on May 23, 2015

Araki Shusei Museum

荒木集成館Japan is full of weird and wonderful museums many of which are somewhat obscure.The Araki Shusei Museum certainly falls in to that category but is well worth a visit if you happen to be in suburban Hara in Nagoya. A local junior high s...
by Japan Visitor on May 18, 2015

Nagoya Players - The Club

THE NAGOYA PLAYERS PRESENT THE CLUB BY DAVID WILLIAMSONナゴヤプレーヤーズThe Nagoya Players kick off their 2015 season with performances of The Club, a 1970's boardroom drama written by Australian playwright David Williamson and giv...
by Japan Visitor on Apr 6, 2015

Former Sasuke Toyoda Residence

旧豊田佐助邸The Former Sasuke Toyoda Residence is one of the historical attractions on Nagoya's "Cultural Path" which runs from Nagoya Castle east to Tokugawa Art Gallery and Tokugawa-en.Sasuke Toyoda was the younger brother of the more famous...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 23, 2015

Tagata Shrine Fertility Festival 2015

田県神社の豊年祭, 犬山、愛知県The 2015 Tagata Jinja Fertility Festival takes place on Sunday on March 15. Expect large crowds to this increasingly popular festival as it falls on a weekend this year.This historic and undoubtedly bizar...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 13, 2015

Rent A Pocket Wifi In Japan

Chubu International Airport (Centrair) along with Narita, Haneda and Kansai International (KIX), the four biggest airports in Japan, offer smart phone, 4G pocket Wifi and iPhone SIM card rental for incoming visitors through Softbank as well as Wifi r...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 10, 2015

Nagakute Kosenjo Station

リニモNagakute Kosenjo Station is a station on Nagoya's Linimo which runs from Fujigaoka Station (with connections to the Higashiyama line of Nagoya's subway) and the terminus of Yakusa.The Linimo was built at great expense for...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 9, 2015

Sforza Monument Leonardo's Horse

The Sforza Monument was to be the largest equestrian statue in the world but was never cast.Designed by Leonardo da Vinci, the huge bronze statue was to depict Francisco Sforza, the duke of Milan, and was commissioned by his son Ludovico. The clay mo...
by Japan Visitor on Feb 21, 2015

Komehyo Osu Kannon Nagoya

The Osu Kannon shopping district of Nagoya got its start as a cheap retail area after World War II similar to Ameyoko in Tokyo, though fleamarkets at nearby Osu Kannon Temple had long been a feature of the area.Komehyo began life as a US Army su...
by Japan Visitor on Jan 18, 2015

Kongoji Temple and Statue of Kobo Daishi Gamagori

金剛寺, 蒲郡Just a little west of Laguna Ten Bosch in Gamagori on the coast of Aichi Prefecture is Kongoji Temple and its giant statue of Kobo Daishi.Kongoji is worth the steep climb up the hill to see a replica of a Nepalese temple on its groun...
by Japan Visitor on Jan 8, 2015

Laguna Ten Bosch

ラグーナテンボスLaguna is Gamagori's most popular modern attraction - a marine resort called Lagunasia including a Ferris Wheel and fun fair with various rides and water sports, a shopping mall (Festival Market) and a hotel - Hotel Laguna Hil...
by Japan Visitor on Jan 7, 2015

Deutsche Restaurant Expo 2005

ドイツ館I made a return visit for the first time in ages to the Deutsche Kan, a restaurant, cafe and bar in Nagakute in Nagoya which once formed part of the German Pavilion at Aichi Expo 2005.Everything seemed the same; the spacious, wooden inter...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 9, 2014

Hirabari Station

平針駅Hirabari Station is one stop west of Akaike Station, one stop east of Hara Station and two stops east of Ueda Station on the Tsurumai Line of Nagoya subway. Hirabari Station is the nearest subway station to Nagoya Driving License Center...
by Japan Visitor on Oct 14, 2014


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