NAGOYA STATION THINGS TO DO / 名古屋 名駅 地図

Nagoya Station is the central hub for arrivals to Nagoya since it is where the bullet train arrives. Besides shopping and eating, here are some other ideas of things to do in and around Nagoya Station.

MIDLAND SQUARE SKY PROMENADE
220 meters high, at the top of the Midland Square Building outside the East exit of Nagoya JR Station, the Sky Promenade offers great views over looking the Nagoya station area and towards Fushimi and Sakae.

LOCATION: NAGOYA STATION Map B-3
OPEN: 11am-9am regularly, to 11pm from July 1 - Sept 30
PRICE: 750 yen for adults

JR CENTRAL TOWERS

Rising 52 stories above JR Nagoya Station are the twin towers of Nagoya. The 13th Floor has a plaza offering restaurants with great views. The Marriott Associa Hotel reception is on the 15th floor, with rooms continuing upward, topped with a floor of more restaurants.

LOCATION: NAGOYA STATION Map B-3

NAGOYA INTERNATIONAL CENTER

A ten minute walk from Nagoya Station, or one stop on the Sakura-dori line, brings one to Kokusai Center station. The mammoth building right above is the Nagoya International Center, and on the 3rd floor is Nagoya International Desk, offering information and help for tourists and residents in English, Japanese, and seven other languages.

LOCATION: NAGOYA STATION Map E-3
OPEN: Tues-Sun 9am to 7pm.

NORITAKE CRAFT CENTER

The Noritake brand of ceramics has its own craft center with tours offered daily. The surrounding grounds have a well laid out garden and a restaurant.

LOCATION: A few minute walk from Kamejima Station, one stop from Nagoya Station on the Higashiyama line.
OPEN: 10am-5pm Tues-Sun. Closed Tues after National Hol.
WEBSITE: www.noritake.co.jp/mori/

INYUYAMA CASTLE

Located only 25 mins by train from Nagoya, Inuyama Castle is one of four castles designated national treasures in Japan. Built in 1537 it is considered Japan's oldest still original castle. Inuyama town is a nice walk about, with souvenir and novelty shops.

LOCATION: Take the Meitetsu Rapid Express from Meitetsu Nagoya Station to Inuyama station.
WEBSITE: http://ml.inuyama.gr.jp/en/

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