Nagoya Aquarium
Nagoya Aquarium has about 500 species of marine creatures and a collection of 50.000 organisms. Dolphin and seal shows.
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Dino Adventure
Adults and children alike were dazzled and impressed by the dinosaur park.
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Nagoya Railway Museum
The scmaglev and Railway Park is a railway museum managed by JR Tokai that is also in charge of the operation of high-speed trains.
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Nagoya City │ 名古屋

Nagoya (名古屋) is the capital and largest metropolitan region of Aichi Prefecture and is Japan’s fourth-largest incorporated city and third-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.330.178, including around 85.350 foreign nationals this year. 4.871 are Brazilian, 841 Peruvian, 24.349 Chinese, 15.404 Korean, 10.705 Vietnamese, 9.545 Filipino, 7.534 Nepalese, 1.535 American, 1.170 Indonesian, 1.096 Sinhalese and others (data from City Hall).

Nagoya has a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and cold winters. Summer is noticeably wetter than winter. September is considered the wettest month. Temperatures are highest in August, reaching almost 40°C, and lowest in January, reaching -10°C.

Nagoya is considered the largest economic center in central Japan, the city has one of the largest ports in Japan, which contributes to it being ranked as the third richest in the country, behind only Tokyo and Osaka.

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Nagoya’s history dates back to 1610, when a great castle was erected by the Owari branch of the mighty Tokugawa Shogunate. After the Meiji Restoration (1868), which marked the end of shogunal rule, Nagoya continued as a commercial center.

The development of the port of Nagoya, especially after World War II, and the advantages of the city’s central location and the abundant hydroelectric power from the rivers of downtown Honshu spurred the growth of heavy industry. Traditional manufactures of watches, bicycles and sewing machines were followed by the production of specialty steels, chemicals, petroleum and petrochemicals as the region’s automobile, aviation and shipbuilding industries flourished.

Nagoya has become one of Japan’s leading research and development centers and automobile industries.

  • Mitsubishi Motors P&D is located in Nagoya and Okazaki.
  • Lexus is headquartered in Nagoya.
  • Toyota Motors is headquartered in the city of Toyota.
  • Automotive suppliers such as Denso, Toyota Industries, Aisin Seiki and JTEKT are located in this city.
  • Major foreign suppliers to the automotive sector such as Magna International are also based in this city.
  • The textile company Marukawa and other companies in the aerospace and electronics sector are headquartered in this city.
  • Nagoya is home to pachinko.

Also the history of aviation has been historically important since industrialization. During the war, the Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter was built in Nagoya. The aviation tradition continues with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, based in the Nagoya Airfield terminal building in Komaki.

On February 17, 2005, all commercial flights from Komaki Airport were transferred to Chubu International Airport, the first being the general aviation infrastructure.

Nagoya Station, the largest in the world by surface area, is located on the Tokaido Shinkansen lines.

In Nagoya is located one of the largest seaports in Japan, which handles the largest amount in values ​​in the country and has as one of the main products the export of automobiles and auto parts.

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Meijo Park (名城公園) is a public park located next to Nagoya Castle with an area of 76.3 hectares and opened in 1931 and consists of several parks such as Ninomaru, …

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