West Nagoya Walking Tour, Nagoya

The West Nagoya area has lots of interesting attractions for a visitor to enjoy. Highlights include the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, the Noritake Craft Center and the Noritake Garden, plus many others. Take our West Nagoya tour to see the top sights of this part of the city.
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West Nagoya Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: West Nagoya Walking Tour
Guide Location: Japan » Nagoya (See other walking tours in Nagoya)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Author: leticia
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Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology

1) Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology (must see)

The Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, also known as Toyota Tecno Museum, is a technology museum located in Nishi-ku in the city of Nagoya. Toyota started as a textile firm and evolved over decades into an international automobile producer. The museum was established in June, 1994 and is housed in an old red-brick textile factory. Its display starts with textile looms and then gradually goes over into the history of cars. Also featured are high-tech robots. Access by public...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Noritake Craft Center

2) Noritake Craft Center (must see)

This wonderful craft center on Noritake Square is a delightful place to visit on your trip to Nagoya. Here you can watch talented local craftsmen use traditional techniques to make beautiful ceramic pieces including intricately hand-painted Japanese pottery.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 5...   view more
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Celabo

3) Celabo

Editor's note: Closed for reconstruction until March 2015

This ceramics showroom is located next to the Noritake Museum. Inside the "Celabo" you can enjoy more presentations of ceramic production, as well as find out about the many contemporary applications of Noritake ceramic technology in electronics and industry. Afterwards, you can choose some beautiful tableware at the gift shop to add a unique Japanese twist to your home...   view more
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Nagoya Station Tower

4) Nagoya Station Tower (must see)

Nagoya Station is a railway station in Nakamura-ku. It is one of the world's largest train stations by floor area (410,000 m²), and houses the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). Much of this space is located in the JR Central Towers atop the station, as well as in underground concourses.

The current station complex was completed on December 20, 1999. The station and the area around it is officially called Meieki in the Japanese addressing system. The...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Midland Square

5) Midland Square

Midland Square, officially called Toyota-Mainichi Building, is a skyscraper located in the Meieki district of Nakamura-ku. It opened in early 2007 and it is the fifth tallest building in Japan behind Yokohama Landmark Tower, Rinku Gate Tower Building, Osaka World Trade Center Building and Midtown Tower. Midland Square houses offices of many companies including Toyota Motor Corporation, Towa Real Estate and Mainichi Shimbun.

At 247m (810 feet), it is slightly taller than the nearby JR Central...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Nagoya International Center

6) Nagoya International Center

The Nagoya International Center is a non-profit organization based in Nakamura-ku. The center was established in 1984 and is known locally as the "NIC." The center's facilities are located on the third to fifth floors of the Nagoya International Center Building, a 7-minute walk or a 2-minute subway ride from Nagoya Station. The facilities that are open to the public free-of-charge include an information corner and a library with an extensive collection of foreign books--including...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Nagoya, Japan

Create Your Own Walk in Nagoya

Create Your Own Walk in Nagoya

Creating your own self-guided walk in Nagoya is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
North Nagoya Walking Tour

North Nagoya Walking Tour

North Nagoya is famous for housing the city’s most prominent architectural landmark, the magnificent Nagoya Castle. Other notable sights include the Meijo Koen Park, Nagoya City Hall, Gokoku Shrine and more. Take this self-guided tour of North Nagoya to discover top attractions of this part of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Nagoya Cultural Walking Tour

Nagoya Cultural Walking Tour

Nagoya is considered one of Japan’s most important cities when it comes to cultural attractions. This beautiful city is home to many art galleries, museums, theaters and some other great cultural venues. Take our Cultural Walking Tour to see all the best cultural spots in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Naka Ward Walking Tour

Naka Ward Walking Tour

The Naka Ward (or Naka-ku) district is the central neighborhood of Nagoya. This area should be at the top of the list for any visitor to the city, because it’s home to a vast number of amazing attractions. Here you can visit: a peaceful Japanese park; a fine Nagoya Orchid Garden; a gorgeous Osu Kannon Temple; and the imposing Nagoya TV Tower. Take our Naka Ward tour to see all the top sights in the district.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Nagoya Nightlife Walking Tour

Nagoya Nightlife Walking Tour

Nagoya is an excellent destination for visitors who seek entertainment, because there are loads of trendy clubs, hopping discos, crowded bars and quality restaurants to enjoy. Whether you are looking for delicious food, tasty drinks, live music or a party atmosphere, you will find it here in Nagoya at any time of night. Take our Nightlife Walking Tour to see the hottest spots in town.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
East Nagoya Walking Tour

East Nagoya Walking Tour

The eastern part of Nagoya is a beautiful section of the city. Here visitors can enjoy wonderful botanical gardens and temples, plus some beautiful public parks and a zoo. It’s also a great area for entertainment, with a fun amusement park and several interesting cultural venues. Take our tour to see the top sights of East Nagoya.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.0 km
South Nagoya Walking Tour

South Nagoya Walking Tour

The southern part of Nagoya has some wonderful attractions in store for a visitor, not least the outstanding Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts. In this district you can visit several prominent temples and beautiful Japanese gardens. It’s also home to some popular shopping venues and some great architecture. Take our South Nagoya Walking Tour to catch the best sights in the area.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km

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