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Print2018-06-25
Historical Profile
1889Establishment of municipal government 
1937Opening of the Higashiyama Zoo & Botanical Gardens
1954Beginning of television broadcasts in Nagoya
1955First Nagoya Festival
1956Nagoya is granted Designated City Status
1957Opening of subway system
1959Ise Bay Typhoon / Reconstruction of Nagoya Castle
1975Establishment of the 16 Wards system
1989World Design Exposition
2005EXPO 2005 Aichi, Japan