Nagoya

City

Fun city with a youthful attitude and a lot of fun somewhat like a mini Tokyo

Information

Nagoya, Japan's third-biggest city after Tokyo and Osaka, is situated in the heart of Aichi Prefecture and is rich in history.

Nagoya is the birthplace of three of Japan's most influential figures: Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Fast forward a few hundred years, and another of Aichi's sons, Kiichiro Toyoda, would found Toyota Motors, a business that has shaped our lives for the past century, and establish Nagoya as one of the country's key industrial centres.

Nagoya is a terrific city to visit since it has great nightlife, a lot of amazing restaurants, and a lot of things to do.

Why Nagoya is the best city to live and study Japanese in Nagoya

  • Nagoya is not one of Japan's most underappreciated cities. It offers everything you might want without being overly overpowering.
  • Though it has all of the amenities of a large metropolis, it is significantly cheaper than other larger cities.
  • Travelling is made simple by an extensive public transportation network that can reach practically every area of the city.
  • The town centre is a hive of activity, with events, restaurants, and places to hang out with friends or classmates.
  • If you like nature, a short ride outside of the city boundaries will take you to Sekigahara valley, or if you want to go on a longer vacation, a day trip to Magome or Shirakawa is a wonderful alternative.
  • A day excursion to Kyoto or maybe Osaka is also doable if you like shinkansen journeys.
  • Nagoya is a vibrant city with much to see and do.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Nagoya

  • Atsuta Shrine.
  • Botanical Gardens.
  • Buddhist Temple of Osu Kannon.
  • Hisaya Odori Park.
  • Inuyama Castle.
  • Higashiyama Zoo.
  • Legoland Japan.
  • Nagoya Aquarium.
  • Nagoya Castle & Garden.
  • Nagoya City Science Museum.
  • Nagoya Chubu Mirai Tower.
  • Nagoya Port.
  • Nagoya Station.
  • Nagoya TV Tower.
  • Oasis 21 of Sakae.
  • Studio Ghibli Theme Park.
  • The Nagoya City Art Museums.
  • Tokugawa Museum & Garden.
  • Toyota Museums and Tours.
  • Tsuruma Park, a wonderful place during Sakura season.

Most important events and festivals in Nagoya

  • Hanami Flower Viewing.
  • Inuyama Festival.
  • Konomiya Naked Festival.
  • Nagoya Castle Autumn Festival.
  • Nagoya Festival.
  • Osu Street Performers Festival.
  • Osu Summer Festival & Fireworks.
  • Tado Festival.
  • Tagata Fertility Festival.
  • World Cosplay Summit.

Location

CityNagoya
CountryJapan
Population (hab)2,327,557
Latitude35.145935
Longitude136.923348
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)24

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Genki Japanese and Culture School Nagoya

Genki Japanese and Culture School Nagoya

Located in the heart of Nagoya with a capacity of 60 students with small and individualised japanese classes in Nagoya

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