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Imaike / Kakuozan/ Higashiyama今池・覚王山・東山

Take daytime strolls to famous shrines, then live it up in vibrant live music bars, or restaurants at night.

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Take daytime strolls to famous shrines, then live it up in vibrant live music bars, or restaurants at night.

Imaike, Kakuozan, and Higashiyama in Chikusa-ku are situated along the Higashiyama Line, the oldest subway line in Nagoya. In Imaike, on the thriving commercial street Nishiki-dori that stretches from JR Nagoya Station, there are taverns, Chinese restaurants, barbecue restaurants, and other old, popular shops with reasonable prices as well as a number of mini-theaters and bars with live music performances. The Imaike Broadway Monument at the intersection is colorful and boldly designed to please the eyes of passers-by.

The Kakuozan area spreads from Kakuozan Nittai-ji Temple, which is the only temple in Japan that enshrines the ashes of the Buddha bestowed by the king of Thailand. This quiet residential district has rich greenery, and there are a traditional Japanese-styled residence Yokiso, the Higashiyama Water Tower, and other classical structures. The neighboring areas are dotted with Shiroyama Hachiman-gu Shrine, Hebi-Yakushi Temple, and many other temples and shrines.

The center of Higashiyama is Higashiyama Multiple Park, made up of a zoo, botanical garden, and amusement park. The park is also noted for its cherry blossoms. The Higashiyama Sky Tower has an observation deck at an altitude of 180 meters, where visitors can see a panoramic view of Nagoya, which is particularly beautiful at night.
 

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From Tokyo: 2h to Nagoya Station by JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line, and 13 min from Nagoya to Imaike, 15 min to Kakuozan, or 17 min to Higashiyama-koen Station by Higashiyama Subway Line.

 

From Osaka: 1h from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya Station by Shinkansen.

 

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