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THE TOKUGAWA ART MUSEUM

With relics of the first Tokugawa Shogun, Ieyasu, positioned as the core of its collection, the Tokugawa Art Museum possesses a collection of over a dozen thousand treasures inherited by the Owari branch of the Tokugawa family for generations. Numerous swords and other weapons, as well as tea ceremony articles owned by this samurai family are on exhibit.

Hours 10:00 - 17:00 (Admission close at 16:30)
Close Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday),
*Long closed period in winter
Access KINTETSU-NAGOYA Sta. -> Approx. 3-min walk from Nagoya City Bus "TOKUGAWAEN SHINDEKI" stop

Nagoya TV Tower  

A steel tower constructed in 1954 to transmit radio waves. Inside are spacious restaurants, open-air cafes and an art gallery. Its Sky Balcony at a height of 100 m above the ground gives a sweeping view of downtown Nagoya. Live concerts and other artist events are held in this tower.

Hours 10:00 - 21:00 (excl. some facilities)
Close No closing days (Closed occasionally for maintenance)
Access KINTETSU-NAGOYA Sta. -> Approx. 5-min walk from Nagoya Subway SAKAE Sta.

NAGOYA/BOSTON MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

The sister museum of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, one of the largest art museums in the world. With western and oriental arts the center of its exhibition, this museum in Nagoya displays some 400,000 art works including fine paintings, while holding unique special exhibitions regularly.

Hours 10:00-19:00 (Closes 17:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and national holiday)
Close Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday), year-end and New Year holiday
Access KINTETSU-NAGOYA Sta. -> Get off at Meitetsu KANAYAMA Sta.

PORT OF NAGOYA PUBLIC AQUARIUM

An urban aquarium comprising South and North Buildings. In the South Building, marine animals inhabiting five geographical areas are exhibited under the theme of "a journey to the Antarctic." In the North Building, visitors can enjoy watching popular dolphin performances as well as dynamic swimming of killer whales.

Hours 9:30 - 17:30 (entry by 16:30 Varies with the season)
Close Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday), There is the maintenance closure for around five days in the end of January.
*No closing days during GW and school holidays in spring, summer and winter
Access KINTETSU-NAGOYA Sta. -> Meitetsu KANAYAMA Sta. (Transfer to subway line) -> 5-min walk from Nagoya Subway NAGOYAKO Sta.

Nagoya Port Building Observation Lounge

Nagoya Maritime Museum

"Fuji" Antarctic Museum

In the Port Building are the Nagoya Marine Museum, exhibiting materials about the history of the Port of Nagoya, and an Observation Room that commands a 360-degree panoramic view. Also, in the permanently moored Fuji, a former Antarctic research vessel, guides explain the nature of and observation activities in the Antarctic.

Hours 9:30 - 17:00 (entry by 16:30 Varies with the season)
Close Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday), There is the maintenance closure for around five days in the end of January.
*No closing day during GW and school holidays in spring, summer and winter
Access KINTETSU-NAGOYA Sta. -> Meitetsu KANAYAMA Sta. (Transfer to subway line) -> 5-min walk from Nagoya Subway NAGOYAKO Sta.

Nagoya Port Wildflower Garden Bluebonnet  

Beautiful seasonal flowers bloom in this facility's 22 gardens that spread to an extensive 20,000 sq. meters. Along with a shop selling aroma goods, a restaurant is located here, too.

Hours 9:30 - 17:00 (Varies with the season)
Close Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday), From end -December to end -February
Access KINTETSU-NAGOYA Sta. -> Meitetsu KANAYAMA Sta. (Transfer to City Bus) -> Get off at Nagoya City Bus "WILDFLOWER GARDEN" stop

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