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Nagoya Castle

1-1 Hommaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0031, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-231-1700
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Nagoya Omotenashi Bushotai is comprised of 6 bushos (army generals) and 4 jingasa soldiers. The 6 bushos are; Nobunaga Oda, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Ieyasu Tokugawa, Toshiie Maeda, Kiyomasa Kato, and Keiji Maeda. Nagoya Omotenashi Bushotai members talk and act as the “real” historical figures. They are featured in various TV shows. They also entertain visitors at the Nagoya Castle.
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1-1 Hommaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0031, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-231-1700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the Nagoya castle, historical very interesting, fantastic vieuw on the upper floor and there are stairs but also elevators no problem. It is really worth visiting it to see a lot about the Japanese way of live in and around the castle very long...More

Thank RITA Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stepping into the grounds of the palace, the view is majestic and beautiful! It's amazing how modern day Japanese can actually replicate the previous Nagoya palace that was burnt to the ground. I was also surprised how Low the ceilings and doorways were as that...More

Thank littedup
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a castle well worth a visit and the views from the top are fantastic. This is a monument worth seeing

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 6 days ago

a very beautiful castle but mostly reconstructed from the original as it had been mostly destroyed by the Allied bombings during WW2... Definitely worth a visit

Thank Rosniati Z
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Japanese castles are amazing and Nagoya castle is no exception. Amazing construction techniques used in traditional Japanese buildings can be seen everywhere. The gardens are not as beautiful as we found at other castles. Large park here with food stalls and lots of tourists. Come...More

Thank Markwsters1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove over 2 hours from Kyoto and paid Y3830 toll to reach Nagoya Castle. We planned a 2-hour visit but ended up with 3 hours. The parking rate was Y180 per 30 minutes. There was Ninomaru Teien Garden near the east gate. We were...More

Thank Adeline_Lim88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss this fantastic sight in Nagoya. The castle is amazing and the view is fantastic. There are lots of visitors so come early if possible and alllow a couple of hours for the visit.

Thank Søren M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibition in the main keep allows us to take a look at the history of Nagoya castle and the lifestyle of people in that era, which is pretty nice. The Honmaru Goten is being reconstructed but it's still open for visitors.

Thank AprilChu0409
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best landmark if you only have 3-5 hours before leaving Nagoya city.Historical lovers must visit. easy to get there, by metro get off the train @ 名城線-市役所 station ,exit 7. walk distance around 5 mins will get "East Gate" then you will find the ticket...More

Thank Greece台灣台北
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first castle we visited during this trip. Before seeing others, this looked not too bad. But later when we saw others, this will lose in comparison. Of course I am not speaking base on historical view. We are not the ones who...More

Thank Julia155
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Sarah D
17 November 2017|
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Response from cleo064 | Reviewed this property |
yes, I even found our souvenir brochure and ticket!! Adults 500y, then reductions for groups and yearly passes- open 9am- 4.30pm ....the souvenir brochure I have is in English, and also details parking, public transport... More
Tong S
11 July 2017|
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Response from Aoife C | Reviewed this property |
Photography is allowed but no flash photography isn't allowed inside the castle in order to preserve the paintings
29 October 2016|
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Response from Nadege R | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean Chitahanda? If so, then using public transport you can take the Meitetsu line from Chitahanda station to Kanayama station, then transfer to the Meijo subway (purple) line going clockwise and get off at... More