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JR セントラルタワーズ JR Central Towers

  • Shopping (Composite facilities)
  • Around Nagoya
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District
Around Nagoya
Address
1-1-4 Meieki, Nakamura-ku Nagoya-shi, Aichi 450-6090, Japan
Category
  • Shopping (Composite facilities)
Opening Hours
Varies according to each store
Closed
Varies according to each store
Website
http://www.towers.jp/
Tel.
+81-52-586-8760
Date of post:2015/07/23

Bustling Complex good for Shopping and Meals right above Nagoya Station!

  • Sightseeing

JR Central Towers are the tower buildings right above the Nagoya station, which have department store, hotel and restaurants in it. It’s the most vibrant spot around this central station.

My recommendation is to stroll around the JR Nagoya Takashimaya department store. It has a wide selection of goods from luxury brand fashion, Japanese crafts, kitchen stuffs, to health care items or stationeries. Especially, just only going to the basement floors might be enough to satisfy you. On the basement floors, there are fresh fish stores, high-grade butchers, amazingly displayed vegetables and fruits, special ingredients and some famous patisserie. You may take time choosing a lunch box at deli stores from all over Japan, of course with many specialties from Nagoya. Japanese Sake at the Sake store here will be the best for souvenir. They sell variety of locally-brewed Sake which you can rarely see at other cities.

On the 12th and 13th floors, 40 multiple casual restaurants are there. World cuisines, Sushi, Tempura, Udon, Tonkatsu, eel dishes, organic food... it’s convenient if you just want to promptly find a modest restaurant and have a meal. But be careful, in lunch time around 11:30-12:30, more than 20 groups will be waiting in line at popular restaurants. Even more in the weekends.

Taking the elevator “Sky Shuttle” up to the 15th floor, there is a viewing deck called Sky Street but unfortunately, you can’t enjoy such a good view because other skyscrapers will disturb your view.

There are also some nice and relaxing restaurants inside the Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel, one of the best hotels in Nagoya, too.


*At JR Nagoya Takashimaya: There are some staff who can speak English or Chinese, or can service supporting like interpretation over the phone in English/Chinese/Korean/Portuguese/Spanish in most floors. There are also polite tax refund counter on the 3rd and 11th floors. English/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese/Korean/Thai floor guide brochures are available.

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