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City of Nagoya

Nagoya is located in central Japan. It is the capital city of Aichi prefecture, and the fourth largest city in Japan, (after Tokyo, Yokohama and Osaka) having a population of about 2.3 million. Nagoya, previously a castle town, famous for the golden dolphins of Nagoya Castle, is now the economic, administrative and cultural center of the Chubu and Tokai areas. It is also the leading center of the Chukyo Industrial area.
As for tourist spots: Nagoya Castle is attractive, and Atsuta Shrine, Nagoya Television Tower and Higashiyama Park are good sights to visit. Moreover, Nagoya has many places of historic interest, which exist quietly behind the busy streets of the city. Toyotomi Hideyoshi, one of the great generals of the 16th century, was born in Nagoya.
One can also visit places associated with Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu.

The climate of Nagoya varies significantly by its four distinct seasons.

Spring (March to May): Cherry blossoms start blooming at the end of March. You can enjoy comfortable weather from the end of April, yet it can get a bit chilly. Lightweight jackets may help you stay warm.
Summer (June to August): Early summer is rainy season and it rains almost daily. Late summer can be extremely hot and humid. Keep yourself cool and comfortable. From late summer to autumn runs the typhoon season.
Autumn (September to November): Humidity drops and the mildly cool temperatures make it an ideal season to enjoy various outdoor activities. Keep yourself warm; temperatures can swing rapidly from day to evening. You can also enjoy the gradation of autumn hues on and off campus in the late November.
Winter (December to February): You can expect mostly sunny yet dry days. Sometimes you can experience snowy days, too. The maximum temperature in a winter day can be below 10ºC. Layer clothes and stay warm.