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Nagoyanさん: 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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  • Maruoka Castle in Fukui Prefecture
  • Maruoka Castle was originally constructed in 1576. The castle is one of just twelve castles remaining in Japan and the oldest of a
    ll. Demon-faced ridge-end tiles are made of stone. East statue opens its mouth widely to pronounce the sound “a”, the west sto
    ne one closes its mouth tightly to utter the sound “um”. These... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Echizen Ono Castle in Fukui Prefecture
  • Echizen Ono Castle was built by Nagachika Kanamori around 1575. The current castle tower was restored in 1968 in reference to pict
    ures, drawings, and other documents. This castle was built in the central area of Ono City, with an elevation of about 249m(817ft)
    . When this castle town is wrapped up by a sea of clouds... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins in Fukui Prefecture
  • Ichijodani, the castle town beneath the fortress of the 5th lord of the Asakura Clan, lived in the Warring States period. The city
    was reduced to ashes after Asakura Yoshikage, the fifth clan head, was defeated by Oda Nobunaga’s forces. You can explore the r
    estored town. Also see the foundation stones of houses and gardens... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Shosei-en Garden in Kyoto
  • Shosei-en garden is located about five-tenminutes from Kyoto station. It has also called Kikoku tei since many kikoku tree were pl
    anted in the garden. Kikoku or Karatachi means orange jasmine. The garden created in 1653 for the retirement residence of monks of
    Hongwanji temple. There are two pathes in front of me just ater entering... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Hongwanji Temple
  • Nishi (west) Hongwanji Temple is located five minutes walk from the Kyoto station. Goei-do It is designated as national treasure a
    nd one of the biggest wooden structure in the world. Karamon This ginkyo tree is over 400 years old and designated as natural trea
    sure. Motoyama Kosyo-ji Temple Higashi (east) Hongwanji Temple Otani Honbyois the mausoleum... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Flarie Park in Sakae
  • The park is located in the middle of the town so it is the perfect place to have a break while you are shopping or sight-seeing. T
    hey have seasonal flower display. Today is Haloween display! Advertisements Filed under: Nature, Outside Castle [続きを読む]
  • Ninja Traning Tour at Nagoya Castle!
  • Would you like to be a ninja? Why not try our Ninja Traning Tour? You can experience the Ninja life. Learn how to use weapons like
    Shuriken and other ninja arts. You will get a Ninja trainee certificate! The tour available onSaturday, Sunday and Public holiday
    from 5th August till 30th September 2017. The tour... Read More [続きを読む]
  • Flowers in September
  • Manjyushage or Cluster Amaryllis White Bush Cover Pink Bush Cover Murasaki Shikibu or Callicarpa Japonica Percimon Flowers in Augu
    st Flowers in July Flowers in June Flowers in May Flowers in April Flowers in March Ninomaru Garden Ofukemaru Garden Herb Garden A
    dvertisements Filed under: Nature [続きを読む]
  • Main Palace … Living Quarters
  • Further into the main palace, you are in the living quarters. only family members were allowed to enter this part of the building.
    You instantly know the difference. The floor changed to tatami mats from wood panels and the drawings are based on local flora an
    d fauna which creates much more relaxed atmosphere. The audience... Read More [続きを読む]
  • What to eat in the Nagoya Castle
  • There are plenty of food available in the grounds of the Nagoya castle. Snacks Kin-Shachi Yaki or Golden Dolphin shaped filled wit
    h red-bean jam paste is only available here in Nagoya castle! http://www.kinshachiyaki.com/ A foodstand offers light snacks such a
    s rice dumplings, rice cakes and ice creams etc. Another food stand next to the gift... Read More [続きを読む]
  • 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]