The Ones about Aichi Arts Center in Nagoya

In the Aichi Prefecture of Nagoya (Higashi Ward) is the Aichi Arts Center. Composed of four facilities: The Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, the Aichi Prefectural Art Theater, the Aichi Prefectural Arts Promotion Service and the Aichi Prefectural Library, the arts center is conveniently located next door to NHK Nagoya and right across from the shopping/entertainment district of Oasis 21. The Aichi Arts Center in Nagoya’s downtown Sakae district has […]

The One about Nagoya TV Tower

In 1954, the Nagoya TV Tower was completed.  Located in the center of Hisaya Odori Park, the Nagoya TV Tower is considered the oldest TV Tower in Japan. Nagoya TV Tower is 590 feet high and has two observation decks (Indoor Sky Deck and the Sky Balcony) and is a popular place to visit thanks to its illuminating lights during the night. Going to the Nagoya TV Tower, the first […]

The One about Nagoya Dome

In 1997, Nagoya Dome made its debut.  Created as a headquarter for the Chunichi Dragons baseball team, the stadium can hold 38,414 people (officially 40,500). The inside of the stadium is short pile artificial turf and as a stadium that isn’t too old, it’s one of the more comfortable stadiums that has a good number of beverage and food stations. While the stadium doesn’t have a large shopping complex compared […]

The One about Nagoya Station

Since 1886, Nagoya Station has been in operation. One of the world’s largest train stations that was bombed during World War II and then rebuilt to now feature two JR Central Towers (and happens to be the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company – JR Central), it’s one of the locations to visit ala Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo or coming south from the Kansai region. The JR Central Towers […]

The One about SKE48 Cafe & Shop with AKB48 in Nagoya

Back in 2015, I wrote about my experience at AKB48 Cafe & Shop in Akihabara. For those not familiar with AKB48, AKB48 is an idol group that began in Akihabara is one of the most successful idol pop groups in Japan. Since 2012, nearly every CD single released, has achieved over a million copies sold. Fans buying dozens to hundreds of CD singles for voting tickets, handshake tickets or two-shot […]

The One about Sakanaya Oasis 21 in Nagoya

For those who happen to be visiting the Oasis 21 shopping district in Nagoya, and are craving seafood, will want to check out Sakanaya Oasis 21. I went with my friend Hiroshi to check out the place and we never heard of the place before but we figured, let’s give the place a try.  Also, he was insistent that because we were in Nagoya, I had to eat “Misokatsu” (tonkatsu […]

The One about Nagoya Castle

Earlier this month, I traveled to Nagoya, Japan to visit Nagoya Castle. And I will say it was one of the most breathtaking experiences that I have ever seen. Just from a distance and seeing the castle, you are literally in awe. According to Wikipedia: Nagoya Castle (名古屋城 Nagoya-jō) is a Japanese castle located in Nagoya, central Japan. Nagoya Castle is known for its unique “connected-donjon” style of construction, with […]