Neighborhood in Aichi:

Nagoya

About Nagoya

Located between Tokyo and Osaka, Nagoya is Japan's fourth most populated city. But the city deserves more than a cursory stopover on the Tokaido Shinkansen. Nagoya boasts over two million residents. The capital of Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya sits almost in the center of Japan. History buffs will also know the area was central to the unification of Japan after a period of fractious infighting between clans. Warlord Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu, his protégés, helped draw in an era of relative peace. History not your forte? For those with an interest in things industrial and automotive, Nagoya is one of Japan's main hubs for robotics. Toyota Motor Corporation is one of the district's main businesses. Its headquarters are located just outside of the city. Another world-famous company calling Nagoya home is Noritake, makers of fine porcelain. For foodies, Nagoya means chicken, cochin chicken, to be exact. A local breed, the meat is reddish and slightly chewy, a bit more gamey than other poultry. Chicken wings, deep-fried chicken wings, are another chicken specialty. Dark red, earthy hatcho miso paste, used to make soups and also used as a sauce for katsu meat cutlets, also hails from the region. The 2005 World Exposition was held on the outskirts of Nagoya. Some attractions and parks remain in use today.

Sights in Nagoya

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Tama Sushi (Nagoya)

Tama Sushi is a long-established chain of sushi restaurants in Japan. They're one of the very few sushi restaurants that will offer diners not used to raw fish,

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Tama Sushi (Matsuzakaya)

Tama Sushi is a long-established chain of sushi restaurants in Japan. They're one of the very few sushi restaurants that will offer diners not used to raw fish,

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Club Quattro (Nagoya)

Club Quattro first opened its doors in Shibuya in 1988, since then its opened other venues in Nagoya, Umeda, and Hiroshima. it’s a live music venue where you ca

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Lotus Baguette (Nagoya)

"Lotus baguette" is a bakery and cafe chain which offers organic bread made from 100% natural ingredients.

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Nagoya Municipal Minato Disaster Prevention Center

The center’s two floors have numerous interactive displays. You can experience the Big One in the Earthquake Simulation Room, try to navigate through the smoke

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Sky Lounge Zenith

Sky Lounge "Zenith" is a lounge, bar and restaurant on the 52nd floor of the Marriott Hotel.

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The One and Only

The One and Only is an upmarket 'sky bar' in Nagoya.

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Nagoya Castle

One of the three great castles of Japan, Nagoya Castle is especially famous for its roof's golden shachihoko (mythical animal – half tiger, half carp – which pr

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Tokugawa Art Museum

The Tokugawa Art Museum is dedicated to the relics of the Tokugawa shogunate which started the Edo period and ruled a unified Japan from 1600 to 1868.

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Noritake Garden

Noritake Garden is owned by the Japanese porcelain company, Noritake. It houses a museum, a park, a bone china factory and a restaurant.

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Midland Square

Midland Square is a 247-meter high building with a rooftop observatory called the "Sky Promenade".

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JR Central Towers

JR Central Towers is a complex with department stores, shops and restaurants located in Nagoya station.