Higashi-ku / Nagoya City


Cultural Path
文化のみち bunka-no-michi

The civic authorities try to promote tourism and have taken steps to safegurad architectural heritage by earmarking them as important cultural assets. Apart from the castle, temples, shrines and museum in the city, a "Cultural Path" was instituted in 1980s, located between the Tokugawa Art Museum and Nagoya Castle. This old residential area has some historic buildings such as the Nagoya City Archives, the Futaba Museum and the Chikaramachi Catholic Church. Most buildings date from the Meiji and Taishô era and are protected sites.

Nagoya City Archives
former Justice ministery
Higashi-ku / Nagoya 1922

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former Ministery of Justice / Nagoya City Archives - Nagoya 1922
architecture / Taishô period - YAMASHITA Keijirô + KANAZASHI Shintarô
Higashi-ku / Nagoya City

Futaba Museum former residence
of the actress Kawakami Sadayakko

Higashi-ku / Nagoya 1922

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former residence of Kawakami Sadayakko / Futaba Museum
 Nagoya 1922 - architecture / Taishô period
Higashi-ku / Nagoya City


Higashi-ku / Nagoya 1926

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Japanese and western style residence of IMOTO Tamesaburo
Nagoya 1926 - architecture / Taishô period
Higashi-ku / Nagoya City

Chikaramachi Catholic Church

Higashi-ku / Nagoya 1904

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Chikaramachi Catholic Church
 Nagoya 1904 - architecture / Meiji period
Higashi-ku / Nagoya City