Visitor Information


Open Hours

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Entrance to the Nagoya Castle until 4:00 p.m.)

Days Closed

December 29 - January 1

Admission Fees

Type Individual Group of 30 people or more Group of 100 people or more
Adult 500yen 450yen 400yen
Nagoya City Senior Citizen* 100yen 90yen 80yen
Children in junior high school
and younger
Free yen Free yen Free yen

How To Pay For Admission

  • Pay in cash (Japanese Yen) at the ticket counter.
  • Pay by credit card or cashless system at the ticket counter.
Available payment methods
【Credit Card】
  • VISA
  • mastercard
  • JCB
  • Union Pay
  • Diners Club
【Other Electronic Money】
  • Transportation System IC Card(manaca, toica, Kitaca, PASMO, Suica, ICOCA, HAYAKAKEN, nimoca, SUGOCA)
  • iD

*Tokugawaen combination ticket can only be purchased with cash.

Tokugawaen Combination Ticket

Type Individual
Adult 640yen
Nagoya City Senior Citizen* 160yen

1 Year Pass

Type Individual
Adult 2,000yen
Nagoya City Senior Citizen* 600yen

*Person with a Senior Citizen Handbook

Free Guided Tour of Nagoya Castle

Free English-speaking tours are offered by Aichi Goodwill Guides Network (AGGN). Join these guides and discover the colorful stories about the castle.

  • Regular Tour (no reservations are needed): Everyday (except Dec. 29 through Jan. 4) at 13:00 from the Main Gate and the East Gate of Nagoya Castle.
  • Private Tours also available (reservations are required at least 7 days in advance)

*Regular Tour is subject to cancel due to our circumstances.

For further info & reservations contact the AGGN at or 0561-75-6977 (Tel & Fax).


Map around Nagoya Castle

Public Transportation


Get off at the "Shiyakusho (City Hall)" or M07 stop of the Meijo Line.
Get off at the "Sengencho" or T05 stop of the Tsurumai Line.


Get off at the "Higashi-ote" stop of the Meitetsu Seto Line


Get off at the "Nagoyajo Seimon-Mae" stop of Sakae No. 13.
Take a Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus called "Me-guru".
Get off at the "Shiyakusho" stop of the Key Route Bus No. 2.


8 min south of the Nagoya Express Way Route No. 1 Kusunoki-line "Kurokawa" exit.
5 min north of the Nagoya Express Way Ring Route "Marunouchi" exit.

Pay Parking

Main Gate Parking

Regular hours: 8:45 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Capacity: 319 passenger cars, 28 large vehicles
*Open until 10:00 p.m. during the Summer Night Festival.
*Motor bicycles are accepted.
*Closed on December 29 - January 1.

East Gate Parking

Regular hours: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Capacity: 202 passenger cars, 28 large vehicles
*Closed on December 29 - January 1.

Parking Fees
Type Unit of Time Fee
Passengers cars Every 30 minutes 180yen
Large vehicles 1 hour and every 30 minutes after the hour 600yen
Motor bicycles Free Every 30 minutes 100yen

Overnight parking is not permitted.
Please use the following parking lots for overnight parking of large vehicles. *Reservation required for all.

  • Hisaya-odori Koen Parking Place Phone: 052-971-8546
  • Wakamiya-odori Koen Shirakawa-mae Parking Place Phone: 052-231-1051
  • Wakamiya-odori Koen Suzakibashi Parking Place Phone: 052-231-1051
  • MID Shimo-Hirai Parking Phone: 052-581-0969