Nagoya 2 Day 1 Night History & Culture Exploration Course
Discover Nagoya’s exciting feudal Edo period history, traditional culture and early modern shopping and entertainment areas.
01 Nagoya Castle & Kinshachi Yokocho
Bus：NAGOYA SIGHTSEEING ROUTE BUS Me-guru:For about 16 min
02 Tokugawaen & Tokugawa Art Museum
Historic Townscapes of Arimatsu
Step back into the past in Arimatsu, the ancient trading town along the Old Tokaido Route, where the tradition of Arimatsu Narumi Tye Dying is practiced to this day. See demonstrations of the intricate art by local artisans, and buy original hand crafted Arimatsu Narumi tie-dyed items too.
【Address】Arimatsu-cho, Midori-ku, Nagoya
Shikkemichi & Endo-ji Shopping Arcade
Enjoy strolling through the old district of Nagoya’s Shikkemichi, retaining its Edo period charm. The area was originally a housing area for Nagoya Castles’ lower ranked Ashigaru samurai. The nearby Endo-ji Shopping Arcade features trendy cafes and restaurants alongside shops that have been selling their wares for over 100 years!
Sakae / Fushimi
Nagoya’s oldest restaurant, the 400-year-old Kawabun, was a favorite of the lords of Nagoya, the Owari Tokugawa clan. Kawabun offers traditional atmosphere and menu, and a rare opportunity to personally experience the traditional world of the Geisha and discover this ancient and cultural performing art.
【Address】2-12-19 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya
private room: 11:30-14:00, 17:30-21:00
counter: 11:30-14:00, 17:30-21:00
tea room: 13:00-17:30
Nagoya Castle & Kinshachi Yokocho
Nagoya Castle was built in 1610 by the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. The impressive tower keep, one of Japan’s largest, is topped with Nagoya’s iconic two-meter tall glittering gold tiger-fish roof ornaments. The castle’s magnificent Hommaru Goten Palace is considered the finest example of samurai architecture and is a must see! Alongside is Kinshachi Yokocho, a small shopping and gourmet village directly south and east of the main gates of Nagoya Castle. Designed in the image of a feudal period town, it offers an extensive range of local soul foods, an array of sake, and a wide selection of souvenirs.
【Address】1-1 Hommaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya
【Opening Hours】9:00～16:30(Last admission to Hommaru Palace is at 16:00)
【Regular Holiday】12/29～1/1(Subject to change due to events)
Yoshinao Zone of Kinshachi Yokocho
【Address】1-2-3 to 1-2-5 (three buildings) Sannomaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya
【Opening Hours】 10：30～17：30(* Hours vary depending on the season, so please check the website)
【Regular Holiday】Same as Nagoya Castle
Muneharu Zone of Kinshachi Yokocho
【Address】1-2 to 1-3 (two buildings) Ninomaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya
【Opening Hours】Weekdays: 11:00-22:00 / Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays: 10:30-22:00
(Last admission at 21:00)
【Regular Holiday】Same as Nagoya Castle
Tokugawaen & Tokugawa Art Museum
See the site of the former retirement home of the Lords of Nagoya Castle, its beautiful and extensive Tokugawa-en Gardens and the world’s finest collection of daimyo class feudal lord arms, armor, clothes, furniture, treasures and daily life objects in the magnificent Tokugawa Art Museum.
【Address】1001 Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya
【Opening Hours】9:30～17:30 *Admission until 17:00
【Regular Holiday】Every Monday (or the following day if a national or substitute holiday falls on a Monday), Dec. 29th - Jan. 1st (According to the season, the garden will sometimes be open at night or on Mondays.)
【Address】1017 Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya
【Opening Hours】10:00-17:00(Last entry at 16:30)
【Regular Holiday】 Every Monday (or the following day if a national or substitute holiday falls on a Monday), mid-December to the New Year
OTHER RECOMMENDED ROUTE
- Central Nagoya Basic One Day Course, 2.
- A One day History, Art, Shopping and Dining Experience in Nagoya City
- Port of Nagoya Area, 2 Day 1 Night Leisure Course
- Spend some leisure time and enjoy the attractions around Nagoya’s picturesque port area.
- One Day Family & Kids Nagoya Leisure Course
- Dinosaurs & Gorillas, Space & Stars, Robots & Technology, Nagoya Offers it All!