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  1. Nagoya Castle

    Travel Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城 Nagoya-jō) ranks among the three greatest Japanese castles and was built after the Battle of Sekigahara (1600) by Tokugawa Ieyasu, as a defence against the Toyotomi who still had held significant power. Ieyasu appointed his son Yoshinao (徳川義直, 1601-1650), the founder of the...
  2. Nagoya

    Nagoya

    My first city on my Japanese trip was Nagoya. My aunt has friends in the city. This was my first trip outside of the United States of America so I thought it a good idea to have a "home base" in Japan. The first night I got there was amazing, I only stayed up a few hours since I got to Japan...
  3. OoTmaster

    Japanese Trip in April

    I took my first trip to Japan this April. I went to Japan in April of course for the sakura mostly and to visit a ton of my friends. I had a JR pass so I was able to visit a lot of places. I started in Nagoya, went to Hida-Takayama for a day, then to Osaka, while I was in Osaka I visited Nara...
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    Nagoya University G30 Graduate Program 2017

    Hey guys Just discovered this forum. Is there anyone interested in the G30 graduate program of NU? I have applied for 2017 entry and will have been interview soon. Is anyone here getting in their graduate programs this year? Let's gather here! I am recently so nervous preparing the interview!!
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    Looking for Haruhiko Yamashita my foreign exchange student

    Hi everyone! My name is Korinna and in 1990 I lived on El Toro marine base in Irvine, California, USA. I was 5 years old. We had two Japanese exchange students come and stay with us. The one who I remember most is named Haruhiko Yamashita. I'm not 100% sure but I think he was a senior in high...
  6. Osu Kannon

    Osu Kannon

    Ōsu Kannon (大須観音) belonging to the Shingon sect located in central Nagoya.
  7. Banshō-ji

    Banshō-ji

    Banshō-ji in Naka Ward, Nagoya, built by Oda Nobuhide (織田信秀, 1510 –1551), the father of Oda Nobunaga
  8. Bansho-ji

    Bansho-ji

    Banshō-ji in Naka Ward, Nagoya, built by Oda Nobuhide (織田信秀, 1510 –1551), the father of Oda Nobunaga
  9. Osu Kannon

    Osu Kannon

    Buddhist Shingon priest at Ōsu Kannon in Nagoya
  10. Tokugawa Art Museum

    Museum Tokugawa Art Museum

    The Tokugawa Art Museum (徳川美術館 Tokugawa Bijutsukan) is a private museum that opened its gates in 1935 and displays a large collection of artefacts of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa family. Many of these family treasures date back to Tokugawa Ieyasu and were completed by the collection of his...
  11. Osu Kannon

    Travel Osu Kannon

    Officially called Kitanosan Shinpuku-ji Hōshō-in (北野山真福寺宝生院), Ōsu Kannon (大須観音) is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect located in Naka Ward, central Nagoya. It was initially constructed in the early 14th century by order of Emperor Go-Daigo (後醍醐天皇 Go-Daigo-tennō, 1288-1339) in the village of...
  12. Atsuta Shrine

    Travel Atsuta Shrine

    Atsuta Shrine (熱田神宮 Atsuta-jingū) is one of the most sacred Shinto shrines in Japan, purportedly second only to Ise-jingū in Mie Prefecture. It is said to hold the sacred sword Kusanagi no Tsurugi, one of the three imperial regalia of Japan. According to tradition, the shrine was built by the...
  13. Nagoya Castle

    Travel Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城 Nagoya-jō) was built by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1609-14 on the site of a smaller castle taken over and renamed by Oda Nobunaga’s father, Oda Nobuhide (織田信秀, 1510-1551). The castle was abandoned by the Oda clan in 1582 and reconstructed by the victorious Ieyasu to ensure the...
  14. Nagoya Travel Guide

    Travel Nagoya Travel Guide

    Nagoya (名古屋市), Japan’s fourth-largest city, is the capital of Aichi Prefecture, located in central Honshū on Ise Bay, as well as the political, financial, and cultural centre of the Chubu Region, halfway between Tōkyō and Ōsaka. History Located on the fertile Nōbi Plain, the region was early...
  15. Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle () was completed in 1612 on the orders of Tokugawa Ieyasu and was the seat of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa. It was destroyed during air raids in 1945 and reconstructed after WWII. Reconstruction works and renovation are still ongoing. Displayed here: the outer moat of the...
  16. Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城) was completed in 1612 on the orders of Tokugawa Ieyasu and was the seat of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa. It was destroyed during air raids in 1945 and reconstructed after WWII. Reconstruction works and renovation are still ongoing. Displayed here: reconstruction work on...
  17. Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城) was completed in 1612 on the orders of Tokugawa Ieyasu and was the seat of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa. It was destroyed during air raids in 1945 and reconstructed after WWII. Reconstruction works and renovation are still ongoing. Displayed here: reconstruction work on...
  18. Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城) was completed in 1612 on the orders of Tokugawa Ieyasu and was the seat of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa. It was destroyed during air raids in 1945 and reconstructed after WWII. Reconstruction works and renovation are still ongoing. View over Nagoya from the donjon.
  19. Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城) was completed in 1612 on the orders of Tokugawa Ieyasu and was the seat of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa. It was destroyed during air raids in 1945 and reconstructed after WWII. Reconstruction works and renovation are still ongoing.
  20. Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城) was completed in 1612 on the orders of Tokugawa Ieyasu and was the seat of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa. It was destroyed during air raids in 1945 and reconstructed after WWII. Reconstruction works and renovation are still ongoing. Displayed here: one of the famous...
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