Top Choice Museum in Nagoya

JR SCMAGLEV & Railway Park

Trainspotters will be in heaven at this fantastic hands-on museum. Featuring actual Maglev (world's fastest train – 581km/h), shinkansen and historical rolling stock and rail simulators, this massive museum offers a…
Gallery in Nagoya

International Design Centre Nagoya

Housed in the swooping Nadya Park complex is this secular shrine to the deities of conceptualisation, form and function. Everything from art deco to postmodernism, Electrolux to Isamu Noguchi, Arne Jacobsen to the M…
Museum in Nagoya

Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts

This collaborative effort between Japanese backers and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston showcases an impressive collection of Japanese and international masterpieces.
Gardens in Nagoya

Noritake Garden

Pottery fans will enjoy a stroll around Noritake Garden, the 1904 factory grounds of one of Japan's best-known porcelain makers, featuring remnants of early kilns and the pleasant Noritake Gallery, exhibiting painti…
Buddhist Temple in Nagoya

Ōsu Kannon

The much-visited Ōsu Kannon temple traces its roots back to 1333. The temple, devoted to the Buddha of Compassion was moved to its present location by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1610, although the present buildings date fro…
Gallery in Nagoya

Tokugawa Art Museum

A must for anyone interested in Japanese culture and history, this museum has a collection of over 10,000 pieces that includes National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties once belonging to the shogun family…
Museum in Nagoya

Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry & Technology

The world's largest car manufacturer had humble beginnings in the weaving industry. This interesting museum occupies the site of Toyota's original weaving plant. Rev-heads will find things textile heavy before warmi…
Viewpoint in Nagoya

Sky Promenade

On levels 44 to 46 of Midland Square Sky Promenade features Japan's tallest open-air observation deck and a handful of high altitude, high priced eats. Reach them via adventurously lit passageways.
Landmark in Nagoya

Midland Square

Nagoya's tallest building (247m) houses Toyota's corporate HQ and showroom, boutique shopping on the lower floors and a beehive of offices in the middle. On levels 44 to 46 Sky Promenade features Japan's tallest ope…
Museum in Nagoya

Noritake Craft Centre and Museum

Glaze your own porcelain dish (from ¥1800) in the Craft Centre and Museum in Noritake Garden, which has demonstrations of the production process