What is Nagoya

NAGOYA CITY

Where

Nagoya is the prefectural capital of Aichi Prefecture in the central part of Japan. It is a major city in Japan located between Tokyo and Osaka.

History

It was the hometown of the historically famous Sengoku warlords Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Toyota Motor Corporation

It is also famous as a city of manufacturing, with the headquarters of Toyota Motor Corporation and many Toyota-affiliated companies located in Aichi Prefecture.

Foods

It is also famous as a food town. There are many local specialties such as hitsumabushi, miso katsu, tenmusu, miso nikomi udon, chicken wings, kishimen and fried shrimp.

CITY FEATURES

The characteristic of the city of Nagoya is that it is neither too urban nor too rural, and is often said to be a very comfortable city to live in. The areas where people usually go for shopping and entertainment is Sakae and around Nagoya Station.

Around Nagoya Station Area

Around Sakae Area

Nagoya has 16 Wards

Naka Ward is the center of the city, Nakamura Ward is where Nagoya Station is located, Higashi Ward is popular among younger generations, Midori and Moriyama Wards are abundant with nature, Showa Ward is where many students reside, and Chikusa and Meito Wards are popular for raising children.

SIGHTSEEING SPOT

Nagoya castle

TV Tower

Hisaya odori park

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Osu street

Atsuta Shrine

Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

Nagoya City Science Museum

TOYOTA Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology

SCMaglev and Railway Park

Legoland

EVENT

Nagoya Women's Marathon

Nippon Domannaka Festival

World Cosplay Summit

Chunichi Dragons

BASEBALL TEAM
HOME BASE : Nagoya dome (Vantelin Dome)
ADDRESS : 1-chōme-1-1 Daikōminami Higashi Ward, Nagoya,

Nagoya Grampus Eight

FOOTBALL TEAM
HOME BASE : TOYOTA STADIUM
ADDRESS : 7-chōme-2 Sengokuchō Toyota, Aichi
HOME BASE :Paloma Mizuho Stadium
ADDRESS : 5-chōme-1 Yamashitatōri Mizuho Ward, Nagoya, Aichi

TRANSPORTATION

here three major train operators in the city, Nagoya Municipal Subway, Central Japan Railway (JR) and Nagoya Railway (Meitetsu). 

People live in Nagoya mainly use the subway network.

The Higashiyama Line (yellow line) is the most important subway line, followed by the Meijo Line (purple line), Sakuradori Line (red line) and Marunouchi Line (blue line).

The most used stations are connected by the Higashiyama Line (yellow line) such as Nagoya Station, Sakae Station, Chikusa Station, Kakuozan Station, Hoshigaoka Station and Fujigaoka Station.

Meitetsu

JR

underground railway

AIR PORT

Chubu Centrair International Airport

Prefectural Nagoya Airport

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