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City break in Nagoya. Active leisure ideas for Nagoya - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Nayabashi, Nagoya In Nagoya, there is a worthy choice of interesting entertainment venues where the whole family can have fun. The vacationers with children should definitely visit the local Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium where original performances and shows with dolphins are held. Among dwellers of the aquarium, there are rare killer whales, exotic fishes and penguins that are very interesting for watching them.
Nagoya has been among the largest cities of Japan and attracted tourists from all over the world for many years. More than two million people reside in the Nagoya. This is a dynamic megacity … Open
In the city, there is also the amazing Higashiyama Zoo that is located in the territory of the namesake park and also includes a large botanical garden. The zoo is distinguished by a very beautiful decor. There are spacious aviaries with giraffes, kangaroos and monkeys, several artificial ponds where hippos lives, a lot of amazing fountains and recreation areas shrouded in greenery. After getting acquainted with inhabitants of the zoo, you should definitely walk along the wonderful botanical garden. It is also a home for rare types of insects.
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Nagoya will certainly impress fans of outdoor activities, as the choice of magnificent parks here is really great. The Tokugawa Garden with convenient pathways is incredibly beautiful. Besides age-old trees and enchanting waterfalls, here you can find several lovely restaurants of the national cuisine where you can have a pleasant time and recover after an eventful day. The Tsuruma Park is distinguished by quite a lively atmosphere. Different cultural events are often held in the park and a lot of local residents choose this place for having a picnic. The main feature of the Hisaya Odori park is a diversity of unusual sculptures that create an amazing and mysterious atmosphere in the park with the nature magnificence.
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Travelers start getting to know attractions of Nagoya with old Nagoya Castle. This unique historical monument was built at the beginning of the 17th century and was seriously damaged during … Open
Those travelers who cannot imagine their vacation without visiting large shopping and entertainment centers will not be bored too. One of the most visited of the city skyscrapers is Midland square . A lot of pleasant surprises, such as magnificent viewing platforms, a panoramic lift and the best restaurants in the city, will please the visitors here. After admiring the panoramic view of the city, you should drop in a popular shopping and entertainment center, Oasis 21 . Its peculiarities include a bog outdoor concert stage where musical performances and other interesting events are often held. As for shops, you have a really huge choice, as here you can buy clothes and accessories of the most popular brands.
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Nagoya Dome Kakuozan Shopping Street is of great shopping enthusiasts’ interest. The main peculiarity of the lively street is small shops where you can buy original designer accessories and hand-made souvenirs. The Nagoya TV Tower that offers its guests a lot of exciting attractions deserved a special attention too. In addition to visiting of viewing platforms, the vacationers have an opportunity to visit a wonderful restaurant that has an unforgettable panoramic view of the city and to use the panoramic lift. Among multiple venues for evening activities, the ID Café club should be mentioned. There is an excellent dance floor. Fans of modern music will be definitely pleased with a comprehensive musical performance. They can also visit a comfortable pub when they can relax.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Nagoya and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Nagoya
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Nishi chichibu' , 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Suigo' , 19.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Toyota' , 23 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Chubusankei' , 35.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Minamichita' , 46.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Nagoya
♥   Amusement park 'Nagoya Higashiyama Zoo' Chikusa, 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Legoland Japan' Minato, 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Nagashima Spa Land' Kuwana, 23 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Japan Monkey Park' Inuyama, 25 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minami Chita Beach Land' Mihama, 42.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Nagoya
♥   Water park 'Nagashima Spa Land' Kuwana city, 22.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Hirakata Park' Hirakata, Osaka, 123.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Nagoya from our surveys on extreme Earth places

JR Central Hotel Tower

From the series “The World's Tallest Hotels”
On the lower floors of the complex are the popular Takashimaya department store, as well as the Tower Plaza shopping center, which is a must for shopping enthusiasts. Guests who want to enjoy the panorama of Nagoya can visit another place - Panorama Salon. The unique Panoramasalon is located on one of the highest floors of the hotel tower and contains the small spa center, the wine hall, the cozy café and the beauty salon. The hotel guests can decide for themselves from where they want to observe the surroundings. … Read further

Mode Gakuen Spiral

From the series “Twisted Spiral Buildings and Towers That Are Real”
Within its walls is the Gakuen Fashion School, the Information Technology Center and the Institute of Medicine ISEN. The unusual construction of the building has been developed with the direct participation of students and has a profound meaning. Aspiring to knowledge and reaching heights in science, they remain an integral part of the real world. The building looks very elegant and a bit like a developing train of dress. It is important to note, that the beautiful design is distinguished by high seismic safety. At the rear, a special vibration control system has been installed, thanks to which the structure can withstand strong earthquakes. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Nagoya

Guide to your best city break in Nagoya - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Nagoya - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Nagoya?' disappears immediately.
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