What is Nagoya
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hisaya odori park
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
HOME BASE : Nagoya dome (Vantelin Dome)
ADDRESS : 1-chōme-1-1 Daikōminami Higashi Ward, Nagoya,
Nagoya Grampus Eight
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
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.