Like a dreamy image from a postcard, Nagoya Castle features picturesque gardens and iconic tile-covered slanting roofs. Constructed in the early 17th century, the spacious complex underwent major reconstruction after World War II. Explore the vast castle grounds to admire the structure's distinct architecture, or check out the exhibits at the onsite museum to acquaint yourself with the castle's history. Take a relaxing walk through the surrounding gardens and parks, especially stunning during cherry blossom season. Put Nagoya Castle into our Nagoya road trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Nagoya Castle Reviews
A very impressive castle, with some great rooms inside well worth queuing to get in as the artwork was really amazing more »
This is very typical. If you haven’t visited a castle in Japan then it’s worth a visit or if nearby. Pleasant walk around central castle, interesting detail of the builders graffiti on the major stone... more »
More than just a castle, also a Palace and a garden. You could easily spend a couple of hours here. Accessible on the Me~guru sightseeing bus which starts at Nagoya train station and includes other major attractions on the same loop. Get the all day ticket so you can hop on and hop off at each attraction.
A decent evening can be spent here here. At least for couple for hours. The main building is closed for renovations but never the less the outside of the castle is worth taking a pics with. Entrance is a mere 500yen, the place is huge, really huge, and excellently kept and maintained. Shows and performances are often going on, shade and vending machines are easy to find. The garden and tea house are lovely, the castle itself is just beautiful. Great site! Plan for one half of day for this place. They have kept the rooms and dresses wore by the earlier king in a decent way.
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