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Nagoyanさん: Nagoya Like It Is
ハンドル名Nagoyan さん
ブログタイトルNagoya Like It Is
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サイト紹介文主に名古屋城について英語で語っています。日本語ページもあります。是非一度お立ち寄りください。
自由文If you have any interest in Nagoya castle, Nagoya, Japan, or wanted to guide your friends in English, please visit my site. You will find out its history, structures, events, and nature in the castle and surrounding area.
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  • Dekimachi Tennosai Festival in June
  • Dekimachi Tennosai Festival held in thefirst weekend ofJune every year. Decorated floats called Dashiare carried by thelocal peopl
    e. The floats have mechanical puppets. Each town of Higashi ward in the city of Nagoya have there own decarated float which is use
    d for theannual festival and it has beenmaintainedfor generations.Filed under: Events, Outside Castle [続きを読む]
  • Wakamiya Hachiman-sha Festival in May
  • Wakamiya Hachiman-sha annual festival which takes place in the month of Mayis one of three biggest festivals in Nagoya. It has dec
    orated floats with mechanical puppets carried by festivalparticipants. Thefloat is registered as a cultural property. At night, th
    ey light the candles in paper lanterns. Filed under: Events, Outside Castle [続きを読む]
  • Azuchi Castle in June 2017
  • Azuchi castle is located in Shiga prefecture. The castle was the first high-rise wooden structure in the world and the first castl
    e to have a main tower in Japan. It was constructed in 1579 by Nobunaga Oda but it was burnt down only three years later. The city
    was excavated the castle grounds and rebuild... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Hikone Castle in June 2017
  • I visited to Hikone castle which cerebrates the 410th anniversary this year. The castle is located in Shiga prefecture and is regi
    stered as a national treasure. It is built at the top of the Hikone mountain, so you have to climb up more than 400 steps, so be p
    repared! The view is from the top... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Gold Decoration of the Nagoya Castle
  • A thin sheet of gold are used for gilding. In the Edo period, Japan discovered the gold mine on the island of Sado and started to
    produce gold actively. Toal production for this mine was about 78 tons of gold and 2,300 tons of silver. The Tokugawa family owned
    the island so they kept all... Read More [続きを読む]
  • The Outer Moat
  • Some of the outer moathas survived and shows the presence of the castles foundation stones which stretched far into the city. File
    d under: Outside Castle, Stone Foundation [続きを読む]
  • Flowers in May
  • After the cherry blossom time, azalea takes over. Green shrub turns out white and bright red. Wisteria Purple (sometimes white or
    pink) flowers drape down creating such a romantic scene. Filed under: Nature [続きを読む]
  • Sannomaru Garden
  • I visited the Sannomaru garden today. The garden is usually not open to the public. Filed under: Other, Outside Castle [続きを読む]
  • Toshogu Shrine
  • Toshogu Shrine was originally located within the ground of the Nagoya castle but latermoved over to the current place (it is recon
    structed afterburnt down during World War 2). It was a mausoleum for Haru princess (wife of Lord Yoshinao). Filed under: Outside C
    astle [続きを読む]
  • Mushroom
  • There are many varieties of mushroom in the ground of the Nagoya castle. I found these brown mushrooms on the stone wall near the
    Kiyomasa statue in April 2017. Filed under: Nature [続きを読む]