Area Information


Nagoya's premier downtown area. The area is lined with department stores, designer stores, and restaurants.


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1Oasis 21

This three-dimensional park contains commercial facilities and a bus terminal, as well as the Spaceship Aqua zone, where you can take a mid-air walk 14 meters above the ground.

Direct connection from Sakae Station
(Higashiyama subway line)

Open 7 days a week

Spaceship Aqua: 10:00 – 21:00
Shops: 10:00 – 21:00
Restaurants: 10:00 – 22:00
※Some stores until 20:00

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2Nagoya TV Tower

Japan's oldest TV tower, standing at a height of 180 meters. This popular spot is known as “sacred ground” for lovers and it offers some of Japan’s best nighttime views.

3-minute walk from Exit 3 or 4 of subway Sakae Station.
Right next to Exit 4B of subway Hisaya Odori Station, near the south ticket gate.

Open 7 days a week

10:00 – 22:00
(until 21:00 from January to March)

Adults: 700 yen;
high school & college students: 600 yen;
elementary & junior high school students: 300 yen;
65 years of age or older: 600 yen

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3Nagoya City Science Museum

Home to the world's largest planetarium (certified by Guinness World Records), as well as the Deep Freezing Lab where visitors can experience the world at -30ºC, this Museum lets visitors learn about science while having fun.

5-minute walk from Exit 4 or 5 of subway Fushimi Station.
Located in Shirakawa Park.

Mondays, third Friday each month, year-end and New Year holidays

9:30 – 17:00

(exhibition zones and planetarium)
Adults: 800 yen (400 yen);
university & high school students: 500 yen (200 yen);
elementary school students and below: Free
* Admission fees in parentheses are for exhibition zones only.

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World Cosplay Summit

Manga and anime—popular not just in Japan but around the world. Cosplayers who bring to life their favorite characters gather here from each country to perform and vie for a spot in the cosplay championships, or participate in a parade held in the center of the city. The event takes place every year between the end of July and early August.

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