Southeast Nagoya Walking Tour (Self Guided), Nagoya

The southeastern part of Nagoya is home to many interesting places, including the wonderful Tsurumai Park, several captivating museums and a number of magnificent Japanese temples. Take the following tour to discover this exciting city area.
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Southeast Nagoya Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Southeast Nagoya Walking Tour
Guide Location: Japan » Nagoya (See other walking tours in Nagoya)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 Km or 2.5 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Kawahara Shrine
  • Kuwayama Museum
  • Kaoru Tsumoru Institute
  • Showa Museum of Art
  • Koshoji Temple
Kawahara Shrine

1) Kawahara Shrine

The Kawahara Shrine is a beautiful sample of Japanese traditional architecture. This southern Nagoya religious building is equally popular with local worshipers and tourists, who come to enjoy its splendor.
Kuwayama Museum

2) Kuwayama Museum

The Kuwayama Museum is a private museum in the Showa-ku area. It exhibits modern Japanese paintings and fine ceramics collected by the gallery’s first director, Kuwayama Kiyokazu. In addition to the exhibits, the museum has a multipurpose hall, a fine garden and a teahouse.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm
Kaoru Tsumoru Institute

3) Kaoru Tsumoru Institute

While in the Showa-ku neighborhood, you can visit the Kaoru Tsumoru Institute, a temple of the Soto sect. Originally built in the second half of the 17th Century, its rounded main gates - known as the Dragon Gate - are a throwback to that era that attracts many visitors.
Showa Museum of Art

4) Showa Museum of Art

The Showa Museum of Art is a private museum that has been open since 1978. Located in a quiet residential area of southeastern Nagoya, the museum’s rich collection includes some pieces related to the traditional tea ceremony that are considered valuable cultural assets.

Operation hours: Wednesday - Monday: 10 am - 4:30 pm
Koshoji Temple

5) Koshoji Temple (must see)

Kōshō-ji is a Shingon Buddhist temple located in Yagoto. It belongs to the Owari Thirty-three Kannon. The temple was was established by the Tokugawa clan and dates to the 17th century. The temple and grounds of its attached graveyard are situated in the woodland on Yagoto Hill. The complex consists of a number of wooden buildings, which includes a five-stores pagoda completed in 1808.

The annual "1,000-Lantern Festival" at the harvest moon takes places at Kōshō-ji. Small popular flea-markets take place on the 5th and 13th of every month. The area around the temple has many restaurants such as the Kani-Dōraku, bars and shops that are frequented by visitors and university students from nearby Nagoya University, Chukyo University, Nanzan University and Meijo University. The nearest subway station to the temple is Yagoto Station.
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Nagoya, Japan

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
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Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
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Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.0 Km or 5 Miles

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