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Things to do in Nagoya

Best attractions to visit in Nagoya

11. Nagoya Public Aquarium - Nagoya

Nagoya Public Aquarium

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium comprises of two offices, each with their own topic. One of them is the North Building, which contains one of the biggest open air tanks on the planet. The Main Pool is 60 meters high, 30 meters wide, and up to 12 meters profound, and is furnished with a stand that can situate up to three thousand individuals. Here groups of onlookers are dealt with to a totally incredible time watching dolphin exhibitions. The shows are additionally shown on an extensive high vision screen, making it simple to see the subtle elements.

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12. Nagoya TV Tower - Nagoya

Nagoya TV Tower

This TV tower is a symbol of Nagoya. It was designated as a “Lover's Sanctuary" in 2008. The 90-meters-high observation deck offers 360-degree views of Nagoya and its surrounding areas. Tokyo Tower was completed in 1958 and Sapporo Tower in 1957, which shows just how advanced Nagoya TV Tower was. The tower is 180 m tall. It is one of the nation's registered tangible cultural properties, and boasts more than 50 years of history as a sightseeing tower.

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13. Noritake Garden - Nagoya

Noritake Garden

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. There is also a museum exhibiting exceptional, old Noritake pieces, such as vases, jars and dishes from the early 1900s. It is also rated as on of the top tourist destination.


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14. Oasis 21 - Nagoya

Oasis 21

This park opened in 2002 in Sakae. This is complex multi-level park with the theme of “Space ship Aqua" that is the symbol of the park and abundant throughout. A thin veil of water flows on the glass surface that draws a pattern of uncountable ripples of light. A walking path surrounds the glass roof, allowing people to enjoy a stroll in the air 14 meters above ground. The axis of Spaceship-Aqua points toward the Nagoya Castle.

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15. Osu Kannon Temple - Nagoya

Osu Kannon Temple

Osu Kannon is a popular Buddhist temple in central Nagoya. Originally built during the Kamakura Period (1192-1333) in neighboring Gifu Prefecture, the temple was moved to its current site by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1612 after the original temple had been repeatedly damaged by severe flooding. The main object of worship at the temple is a wooden statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy, which was carved by Kobo Daishi, an instrumental figure in Japanese Buddhism. Underneath Osu Kannon's main hall is the Shinpukuji Library which contains over 15,000 classic Japanese and Chinese texts.

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16. Sakae - Nagoya

Sakae

Nagoya's downtown district, Sakae , is located about two kilometers east of Nagoya Station. It offers multiple department stores and malls catering to all kind of shoppers, as well as a plethora of dining options. In addition to the malls and department stores listed below, the other big names in the Sakae district are Maruei and Skyle and Parco. There are also a number of high-end fashion boutiques located within the area. It is a good spot for tourism.

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17. SCMAGLEV and Railway Park - Nagoya

SCMAGLEV and Railway Park

Opened in 2011, the SCMAGLEV and Railway Park is the railway museum of Central Japan Railways (JR Central). The museum seeks to educate visitors on the advances in high speed rail in Japan and displays a number of actual trains including historic steam locomotives, world record setting experimental shinkansen (bullet train) and the latest magnetic levitating trains (maglev). Another section of the museum is dedicated to maglev trains and JR Central's plans to construct a maglev high speed link between Tokyo and Osaka.

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18. Tokugawa Art Museum - Nagoya

Tokugawa Art Museum

During the Edo Period (1600-1868), Nagoya served as the seat of the Owari, one of the three major branches of the ruling Tokugawa family. The family amassed great wealth that was only surpassed by four of the 200 feudal domains of the Edo Period. Next to the museum is Tokugawa-en, a beautiful Japanese landscape garden with a large pond at its center. The garden used to be part of a retirement residence of the local lords, but was destroyed during the war.

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19. Gero Onsen - Nagoya

Gero Onsen

In the Edo period, Gero Onsen was referred to as one of Japan's three best onsen by the Confucian poet Hayashi Razan. Interestingly, the name Gero (lit. "lower bath") is pronounced the same as the slang term for "vomit". This has not hurt its popularity among Japanese tourists, however, with more than one million visitors every year, who continue to rate it as one of the best hot spring resorts in Japan. Gero is located between Nagoya and Takayama, about an hour south of Takayama.

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20. Gujo Hachiman - Nagoya

Gujo Hachiman

Gujo Hachiman is a little, riverside town in Gifu Prefecture, known for its unblemished conduits and its particular summer move celebration. Gujo's conduits work in much an indistinguishable limit from they did in the 1600s. Strolling through town furnishes guests with a glance at the many channels, wellsprings and conduits that are as yet utilized for washing rice, vegetables and clothing. Gujo Odori is the name of the huge summer move celebration held in Gujo Hachiman. The celebration begun once again 400 years prior and proceeds with today for a time of thirty-one celebration evenings amongst July and September.

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