Donations sought to rebuild Nagoya Castle in wooden form

National Jul 16, 2017

Donations sought to rebuild Nagoya Castle in wooden form

The city of Nagoya will start accepting donations Friday to finance a restoration project that will re-create the original wooden structure of Nagoya Castle's main tower. The city aims to collect ¥10 billion through its Kinshachi donation campaign, which is named after the two statues ...

Nagoya warns castle tower could collapse in strong quake

National Nov 18, 2016

Nagoya warns castle tower could collapse in strong quake

The Nagoya Municipal Government on Friday took the unusual step of warning tourists that they enter Nagoya Castle's tower at their own risk due to the building being in danger of collapse in a strong earthquake. The city said it installed the three signs within ...

Nagoya's big names, trains and automobiles

Travel Mar 12, 2016

Nagoya's big names, trains and automobiles

by Mark Andrews

Mount Fuji whizzes by as I drive the Tokaido N700 series shinkansen from Tokyo to Nagoya. "Don't let the speed go above 270 kilometers per hour," warns Kaori Takagi. I heed the warning, though Takagi is not a shinkansen driver instructor. We are, in ...