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Living and teaching in Nagoya, Japan

Adjusting to Life in Japan

ABC Plus management will assist new teachers with things such as registering at the local ward office; opening a bank account; connecting gas, water, and electricity; and obtaining a cell phone.
Current teachers will be happy to assist by explaining the trash disposal system, the subway system, and the surrounding area.


Welcome to Nagoya, the fourth largest city in Japan!
Nagoya is centrally located on the island of Honshu, only 1 hour and 40 minutes to Tokyo, 70 minutes to Osaka, and 40 minutes to Kyoto by bullet train.

Here in Nagoya you can take advantage of both city and rural life. In winter, it is easy to reach the mountains for skiing and snowboarding, and in summer, the beach is easy to reach as well.

Some of the sightseeing highlights of Nagoya include Nagoya Castle, Atsuta Shrine, and Osu Kannon Temple. The city also hosts one of Japan's only six annual sumo wrestling tournaments every summer.

The Sakae area is the heart of Nagoya with numerous shopping areas, banks, restaurants and cultural institutions, such as museums and parks. In addition, Nagoya is home to two professional sports the Chunichi Dragons baseball team and the Nagoya Grampus soccer team.

Midori Ward

ABC Plus is located near the Tokushige subway station in Nagoya's Midori Ward, or "green ward", with many parks in the area. There is a shopping mall, a 24-hour grocery store, and many great restaurants only minutes away by foot.

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