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Introducing convenient areas to travel to around Nagoya City. Once you've decided on an area to go to, discover nearby spots and events to help you enjoy Nagoya all the more. Be sure to check out the feature pages for each area, too, including the area around Nagoya Station, the heart of the city with Sakae at its center, and others. Make your way to Nagoya and master the ins and outs of each area.

Eastern Districts: Imaike, Mt. Kakuno, Higashiyama Park, and Hoshigaoka areas

Eastern Districts: Imaike, Mt. Kakuno, Higashiyama Park, and Hoshigaoka areas

Nagoya’s Higashi Ward has long held a close connection with the former ruling warlords, the Owari Tokugawa clan. Visit the Tokugawa Art Museum, featuring the finest collection of daimyo warlord treasures including swords, armour, weapons, scrolls, and daily life artifacts. The areas around Nagoya’s Shirakabe-cho and Chikara-machi are filled with historical spots. The main streets of the Imaike and Ikeshita areas have a lively and urban atmosphere, but at night the backstreets become a fascinating den of underground culture. Trendy Hoshigaoka is base to many companies and universities. With a high percentage of young people in the area, its dotted with popular dating spots such as the Hoshigaoka Terrace. Nearby is Nagoya’s famous Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Garden, home to Shabani, touted as the world’s most handsome gorilla, and the dynamic Higashiyama Tower offering a stunning night view.

Eastern Districts: Imaike, Mt. Kakuno, Higashiyama Park, and Hoshigaoka areas

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