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Nagoya Castle Spring Festival

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  • Nagoya Castle Spring Festival

Around 1,000 cherry trees such as Somei-Yoshino, weeping cherry, and other varieties reach peak viewing around late March at Nagoya Castle. During the full bloom period many events are held including illumination of the cherry blossoms in the evening and limited-time special openings to the public.

Cherry Blossom Festival

During the event period, the cherry blossoms within the castle grounds are lit up at night. Delight in the collaboration between the extraordinary nighttime cherry blossoms and the magnificent Nagoya Castle.

Schedule: March 26 ~11, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM-7:30 PM (*Gates close at 8:00 PM)
(*Admission until 7:00 PM for Hommaru Palace)
However, regular opening hours on April 5 only (until 4:30 PM)

Nagoya Castle Kin-shachi Exhibition

For the first time in 16 years, the golden shachi ornaments are being lowered from the roof for display at the Nagoya Castle Kin-shachi Exhibition.
Within the Nagoya Castle grounds a giant art gallery appears where the kin-shachi will be displayed much like an installation in areas that invoke images of the ocean or the mountains.

Schedule: March 20 ~ April 2, 2021
 >>> Event Information (Japanese)

Eat, Play, Learn

Enjoy desserts, meals, drinks, and other gourmet food that are perfect for a warm spring day. Enjoy a large number of special menu items once the cherry blossoms reach full bloom.

Schedule: March 20 ~ April 11, April 29 ~ May 5, 2021
Time: From 9:00 AM

Special Openings to the Public

Important Cultural Property Seihoku-sumi Yagura, Northwest Corner Watchtower or the tea ceremony houses located north of the main tower keep in the Ofuke-maru area are open to the public for a limited time. Definitely take advantage of this opportunity to see the inside for yourself.

 Seihoku-sumi Yagura, Northwest Corner Watchtower: March 27 ~ April 4, 2021
 Tea Ceremony Houses: April 28 ~ May 1, 2021


Schedule Mar 20,2021 ~ May 5,2021
Time 9:00 AM-4:30 PM (Gates close 5:00 PM)
*Admission until 4:00 PM for Hommaru Palace.
*During the Cherry Blossoms Festival period (March 26 ~ April 4, April 6 ~ 11) 9:00 AM-7:30 PM (Gates close 8:00 PM), April 29 ~ May 5 9:00 AM-5:30 PM (Gates close 6:00 PM)
Venue Nagoya Castle
Cost Adults: 500 yen, junior high school students and younger: free
Contact Nagoya Castle Management Office
TEL +81-52-231-1700
FAX +81-52-201-3646
Access ●Just next to the Me~guru Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus "Nagoya Castle" Bus Stop
●5-minute walk from Exit 7 of Shiyakusho Station on the Meijo subway line

*Posted contents subject to change.
Please confirm the latest information on the official websites.



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