On Tuesday morning, I went for a run in Nagoya. It was raining, but I could run to Nakamura Park, supposed birthplace of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Hideyoshi was born a peasant, but became a ruler of Japan at the end of Sengoku Period.
The park entrance.
Statues of a gang of boys with young Hideyoshi (Hiyoshimaru) in the middle.
A nice Japanese pond with a toro.
Koinobori with shidare-zakura. (drooping cherry).
Toyokuni Shrine - dedicated to Hideyoshi.
The golden poster tells that this is the 480th year birth anniversary of Hideyoshi.
A statue of Toyotomi Hideyoshi.
A tile on a sidewalk with a picture of Hideyoshi's armor helmet.
Close from Nakamura Park is a temple dedicated to Kato Kiyomasa - a samurai lord that served Hideyoshi.
A statue of Kato Kiyomasa.
"Sekai no Yamachan" is a very popular chicken wing restaurant in Nagoya.
Kinshachi - a symbol of Nagoya.
Tall buildings around Nagoya Station.