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[Nagoya City Archives]

A beautiful Neo-Baroque building that houses the city archives

This beautiful piece of Neo-Baroque architecture was built in 1922, during the Taisho period, to house the Nagoya Court of Appeals, District Court, and Ward Court. It has housed the city archives since 1989, the first year of the Heisei period. The building is open to visitors, and reservations are not required. It is as though the building time-slipped from nearly a century ago, and it offers a glimpse of the past. The huge stained-glass windows on the ceiling, the marble steps, and the restored meeting room complete with reproduced wallpaper, furniture, and fixtures-soak in the stately atmosphere of this historic building. The exterior also has quite the presence on the city streets, and it's no surprise that professional productions have been filmed here.
Posted photos Main The Neo-Baroque style building constructed in 1922 is a nationally designated Important Cultural Property
Side The central stairs, surrounded by gorgeous stained-glass windows
Address Shirakabe 1-3, Higashi Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi
Phone +81-52-953-0051 (Japanese only)
Opening hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Holidays Every Monday (The following weekday if Monday is a holiday), the third Thursday of the month (The fourth Thursday if the third falls on a holiday), December 29th to January 3rd
Admission fee Free
Access Take the Higashiyama Line of the Nagoya Municipal Subway from "Nagoya Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 5 minutes and alight at "Sakae Station". Take the Meijo Line of the Nagoya Municipal Subway for approx. 3 minutes, alight at "Shiyakusho Station" and walk for approx. 8 minutes.

updated on Mar 25, 2019

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