4 famous spots around “Gifu Station” | Near Nagoya


Around “Gifu Station” there is a tower with a panoramic view of Gifu City, and there is also a Japanese historic shopping street.
Here are 4 spots around Gifu Station where you can enjoy such a modern and retro atmosphere at the same time.

By the way, you can go to Gifu Station in 20 minutes from Nagoya Station.

Golden “Oda Nobunaga” Statue

“Oda Nobunaga” is the most famous Sengoku Warlord in Japan.
It is popular not only for Japanese but also for foreigners.

A statue imitating him is sitting right away from JR Gifu Station.
The “Golden Nobunaga Statue” is brilliant and has a height of about 11m.
If you shoot on a sunny day, you can take beautiful pictures with the blue sky in the background.


Why is there a “Golden Nobunaga Statue” at Gifu Station?
The answer is that he gave the name “Gifu Castle”.

In 1567, he obtained a territory in the Gifu area.
At that time he named the castle “Gifu Castle”.

The “Golden Nobunaga” was established in 2009 to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the city system.

Gifu City Tower 43

There is “Gifu City Tower 43” directly connected to JR Gifu Station.
The observation deck on the 43rd floor has a panoramic view of Gifu City.

Source:Yakei Memory

The restaurant on the 43rd floor is an elegant place to enjoy this view.
It is a complex facility that also includes commercial facilities, medical facilities, restaurants, etc., and houses such as condominiums are also attached.

Opening Hours: 10: 00-23: 00
Regular holiday: No holidays

“Yanagase” Shopping Street


“Yanagase Shopping Street” was an entertainment district with a movie theater and restaurants that supported Gifu City after the war.
The momentum is not as strong as it was in the past, but it has changed to a shopping street with a calm time.


Many customers visit the large flea market held on the third Sunday of every month.

Business hours and regular holidays are different from the store, but if you go around noon, you will be able to enjoy the lively atmosphere!

It is a 15-minute walk from JR Gifu Station.

Kogane Shrine

Source:FM GIFU

“Kogane Shrine” is famous for its gold lettering stamped with gold mud.
It is a popular power spot that has become a hot topic on SNS and is visited by as many as 2500 people.

It is believed that not only will your profits increase your money but also your business will flourish.

Opening hours: 9: 00-16: 30
Regular holiday: No holidays

It is a 10-minute walk from JR Gifu Station.
It is a 3-minute walk from “Yanagase Shopping Street”.


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