Hisaya Odori Park in Sakae, Nagoya City (Nagoya-shi)


The majority of Nagoya was burned down during World War II. During Nagoya’s reconstruction, 100 meter wide streets were designed to run through downtown, taking future traffic, appearance, and especially disaster prevention, into consideratin. Hisaya-odori crosses Nagoya from north to south, and Wakamiya-odori runs east to west.

Hisaya-odori is one of the well-known large main streets at Sakae in central Nagoya. This street consists of road for cars on both sides and park in the center of the street. This street is so wide that it is generally called “100m road”. Such wide road was made after the Second World War. Hisaya-odori Park consists of several small areas and each of them has characteristic name.

Making use of the middle of Hisaya-odori is Hisaya-odori Park, where one can enjoy nature of four seasons in the middle of the city. This tree-filled park is a green belt on the 100m wide Hisaya-Odori street. The park is an oasis of the urban core with Nagoya TV Tower and Central Bridge. Also contains the sister and friendship cities memorial park, fountains, an artificial river and three plazas where various events are held. At the southern end, there are Nagoya Orchid Gardens (Ran no Yakata). The park is also the venue of the annual Nagoya Festival, which attracts many visitors. Check out the underground shopping mall, as well as the Mitsukoshi and Matsuzakaya department stores near the park.

Location and Contact: Hisaya Odori Park 3-15, Sakae, Naka Ward (Naka-ku), Nagoya City (Nagoya-shi), Aichi 460-0008 Japan [Geo Coordinate: 35.166323999999996,136.90890400000001] Tel: 052-261-6641, 052 202 1146 Fax: 052 -252 -0742 Ref. Websites: