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Nagoyanさん: Nagoya Like It Is
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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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  • South West Tower
  • South west toweriscalled “Sheep monkey tower” because these two animals correspond the south and west direction in the Chinese zodiac. The tower and the stone foundation partly destroyed in 1891 abd later rebild under orders of the Imperial Households Ministry. Therefore the imperial family crest (chrysanthenum flowers) can be seen on the roof. Nagoya castle... Read More [続きを読む]
  • North West Tower
  • North West Tower or Kiyosu Tower designated as an imporatnat cultural asset. It is said that the tower was originally the main tow
    er of the Kiyosu castle in Gifu prefecture butmoved here by orders of Shogun Ieyasu. At the side of the building can be opened to
    drop stones or hot water on enermies attempting... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Flowers in August
  • Under the strong sun, flowers bloom in bright color. Fuyo or Drunken Rose Mellow They bloom from late summer until the end of aut
    umn. Did you know that this flower changes color, starting pure white and then turning to clear pink before finally turning a deep
    pink. The flowerisSui Fuyou in Japanese which means... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Orange Jasmine
  • Have you noticed the hedge outside of the castle? They are Orange Jasmine trees and they have heavily armed with vicious thorns. A
    t the time of attack, their branches are scattered the ground to stop the enemy approaching the castle. Flowers Link Flowers in Ju
    ly Flowers in June Flowers in May Flowers in April Flowers... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Design of Stairs in the Main Tower
  • The stairs of the main tower have many artistic designs which are based on the stone marks you find them englaved on the stone wal
    l. Filed under: Main Tower, Stone Foundation [続きを読む]
  • Free English-speaking Volunteer Guide
  • Free leaflet or audio guide is available at most of sight-seeing spots for foreign visitors. But have you ever hoped for someone t
    o tell you all about the place personally rather than reading a leaflet yourself or listen to the audio guide trying to find the h
    andheld gadget on and off, pause it and rewind,... Read More [続きを読む]
  • What to see on the observatory of the Main Tower
  • What to see on the observatory North You can see Kiso mountains present day of Gifu and Nagano prefecture.Owari Tokugawa family ha
    d a vast land including those mountains. To help defend the castle against attack, the town was divided into 3 areas, samurai resi
    dences, temple/shrine grounds and house of town people. East There used to... Read More [続きを読む]
  • What to see on the first Floor of the Main Tower
  • You can find outmore about the castle. In this floor, you must see the original sliding screens and wall panels escaped from fire
    damage from air raids in WW2. Many old black and white castle photos are displayed. Thestones of buddhist image were used formater
    ials of the wall. Panels They are designated as important culturalassets.... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Main Palace … Reception and waiting rooms
  • Enter the main palace, you can see some information board with old pictures. A corridor using the finest Hinoki cypress wood. Only
    the panels big enough to cover the width of the corridorand showing the beautiful wood grainwere chosen and used. Each room of mai
    n palace was decorated with paintings. These paintings were works of masters... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Herb Garden
  • Nagoya castle have a Herb garden in the eastern side of castle ground. People in Edo period usedherbal medicine for treatment of p
    ain, wounds and illness. Okera or Atractylodes japonica Koidzumi ex Kitamura Ukon or Curcuma longa Fukkisou or Pachysandra termina
    lis Uikyo or Fennel You can see Dokudami plants everywhere in the castle ground. Doku... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Sotetsu Palm Tree
  • You can find huge Sotetsu or Cycada Japanese sagopalm in front of the tea house in the Ninomaru garden. Tall Palm trees are also p
    lanted near Kishimen-tei restaurant. Another tropical plant, Basho or banana plant can be seen in the castle ground.Filed under: N
    ature [続きを読む]
  • Main Tower from Every Direction
  • Have a look the Main tower from every direction. From the North Lookingfrom Meijo park. From the Sorth Looking up from the corrido
    r connects to themain tower. From the West From the East This is the view from the South East tower. You are able to see themain t
    ower as well as the main palace.... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Sake Festival in July 2017
  • Sake Festival held at Nagoya Castle. Locally and regionally produced Japanese sakeare allhere. You can try the samples and if you
    like it, buy them and enjoy at home. It was very hot and sun was high, but it didn’t make visitors to stopdrinking sake (most of
    them are very high contents of alcohol)!Filed under:... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Flowers in July
  • Here are some flowers in July. This tree called Sarusuberi in Japanese and written One hundred scarlet in Chinese characters. The
    Chinese characters mean that the flowers of this tree are scarlet and keep blooming for about 100 days. Sarusuberi means monkey sl
    ip because the trunk of the tree is very smooth and even a... Read More [続きを読む]