Nakamura Park in Nagoya

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.

Ema shaped of calabash - the symbol of Toyotomi Clan.

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.

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