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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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Around Nagoya
1-1-4 Meieki, Nakamura-ku Nagoya-shi, Aichi 450-6090, Japan
  • Shopping (Composite facilities)
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Date of post:2015/07/23

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

  • Sightseeing

JR Central Towers are the tower buildings right above the Nagoya station, with department stores, hotels 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, 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 many varieties of locally-brewed sake that you can rarely see in 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,lunch time is very crowded on weekdays and even more on 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 in most floors. There are also two 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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