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Nagoya-City Nagoya City Archives (formerly Nagoya High Court)

  • Nagoya City Archives (formerly Nagoya High Court)
  • Nagoya City Archives (formerly Nagoya High Court)
  • Nagoya City Archives (formerly Nagoya High Court)

A precious piece of cultural heritage used as a location for movies and dramas

Nagoya City Archives (formerly Nagoya High Court)

This brick building, with its neo-baroque architecture, was built in 1922. It was used as a courthouse until 1979. Features of interesting include the central marble staircase and the large stained glass windows. Besides a reconstructed meeting room which conveys Taisho-period tastes and a courtroom that operated under the Meiji Constitution, you can also see detention cells that were once actually used.


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Location : 〒461-0011
1-3, Shirakabe, Higashi-ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi
days / hours
: 9:00 to 17:00
Parking : 12 free parking spaces open from 9:00 to 17:00
Holidays : Monday (the following weekday if Monday is a public holiday or substitute holiday), third Thursday of the month (fourth Thursday of the month if the third is a public holiday), year-end and New Years (December 29 to January 3)
Phone number : 052-953-0051

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  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    • From Nagoya Station, take the subway Higashiyama Line bound for Fujigaoka. Alight at Sakae Station, take the subway Meijo Line bound for Fujigaoka. Alight at Shiyakusyo Station and 8 walk minutes.
    • From Nagoya Station Bus Terminal, take the Me-guru Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus to Nagoya City Archives South (ride takes approx. 48 min.).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    6 min. from Nagoya Expressway Ring Route Marunouchi exit.

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