Nagoya City Hosa library
Hosa Library is an open archive in which is stored excellent Japanese and Chinese classics originally owned by the Owari Tokugawa family. At the reading room, the library's collection of books is available and some of them can be copied. Exhibitions to introduce early-modern samurai culture including knowledge and culture of samurai families are held. In addition, temporary lectures are held in cooperation with Tokugawa Art Museum or Tokugawaen. The new building was opened on November 2, 2004.
1001 Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya
|Access||• Right by the Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus Me-guru stop number 4. Tokugawaen, The Tokugawa Art Museum, Hosa Library.
• A 3-minute walk from the City Bus Key Route 2 Tokugawaen Shindeki bus stop.
• A 10-minute walk from the South Exit of the JR Chuo Line Ozone Station.
• A 15-minute walk from Exit 1 of the subway Sakura-dori Line Kurumamichi Station.
|Opening Hours||10:00～17:00 (Exhibition room)
*Admission until 16:30
9:30～17:00 (Reference room)
*Books cannot be borrowed from the library between 12:00 and 12:45.
|Regular Holiday||Mondays (or the following weekday if a public or substitute holiday falls on a Monday) / mid-December (specially determined closed day) / December 29 - January 3 (year-end and new year holidays)|
|Parking||Parking lot for 82 regular cars
Parking lot for 8 buses
|Remarks||Publications are on sale at the entrance|