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(For travel agents) A Core City of Industry, Science and Technology -- Activity and Tour Locations

Note: 
Regarding facility tours marked with a double circle (★)
Details are subject to change (particularly for schools and other groups as well as industry-related visitors), so please contact the Nagoya Convention & Visitors Bureau in advance.

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1. Tours of facilities with advanced technology

FieldFacilityDescription and specifics
Environment, energy, and welfare Nagoya Narumi Waste Disposal Plant
+81 52-899-0388
Midori Ward
  • Residual heat usage (steam turbine power generation, etc.)
  • Privately administered using the PFI method
Nagoya Nanyo Waste Disposal Plant
+81 52-303-0700
Minato Ward
  • Residual heat usage (steam turbine power generation, pools, etc.)
Mega Solar Taketoyo (at Taketoyo Thermal Power Station)
+81 50-7772-5372
Taketoyo
  • One of central Japan’s largest solar power stations
Aichi-Rinku New Energy Research Area
+81 569-38-1013
Tokoname
  • Solar power station, Stirling engines, and NAS batteries
Toyota Ecoful Town
+81 565-77-5669
Toyota
  • Pavilions, hydrogen station, smart mobility park, and more
MESSE NAGOYA (one of Japan’s largest multi-industry exhibition center)
+81 52-223-5708
Minato Ward
  • General exhibition covering the environment, safety, and manufacturing (November, free admission)
Welfare (international health and welfare industry expo)
+81 52-735-4831
Minato Ward
  • General exhibition covering everything from automobiles to household products (May, free admission)
Scientific research centers National Institute for Fusion Science
+81 572-58-2069
Toki
  • Tours of plasma equipment and the control room
EcoTopia Science Institute
+81 52-747-6302
  • Green Materials Department, Green Conversion Department, and more
Nagoya Science Park
+81 52-736-5680
Moriyama Ward
  • Plasma technology and industry center
  • Nursing robot research
Knowledge Hub Aichi
+81 561-76-8301
Toyota
  • R&D on ceramics, foods, textiles, and more

2. Tours of manufacturing industry production plants and similar facilities

* Be aware that most facilities require reservations.

FieldFacilityDescription and specifics
Automobiles, machine tools, etc. Toyota Motor Corporation plant tours
+81 565-29-3355
Toyota
  • Staff assistance (English assistance available)
  • Toyota museum tours available (including the shop)
MECHATRONICS TECHNOLOGY (MECT) JAPAN
+81 52-732-2455
Minato Ward
  • One of Japan’s largest machine tool trade fairs (October, admission fee required, held every second year, in 2015 next)
TECH Biz EXPO
+81 52-735-4831
Minato Ward
  • Next-generation manufacturing technology trade expo (October, admission fee required, free for international visitors)
Food, beverage production, and miso Kirin Beer Park Nagoya
+81 52-408-2000
Kiyosu
  • Production process tours and beverage samples
  • Includes trick art (beer cans)
Coca-Cola Central Japan Tokai Plant
+81 52-602-0413
Tokai
  • Production process tours and beverage samples (sports drink and green tea production lines)
MORINAGA MILK Chukyo Plant
+81 52-936-1522
Konan
  • Production process tours (e.g. ice cream)
Yakult Aichi Plant
+81 561-73-8960
Nisshin
  • Production process tours and beverage samples
Nanzan-en Tea Corporation Plant
+81 566-99-0128
Anjo
  • Production process tours and beverage samples
Asahi Breweries, Ltd. Nagoya Factory
+81 52-792-8966
Moriyama Ward
  • Production process tours and beverage samples
Ebisenbei No Sato
+81 569-83-0120
Mihama
  • Production process tours
  • Sales and activity corner
Morita Ajinoyakata
+81 569-37-0733
Tokoname
  • Production process tours (sake, miso, and soy sauce)
Maruya Hatcho Miso
+81 564-22-0678
Okazaki
  • Production process tours
  • 19th-century (late Edo period) miso storehouse
Kakukyu Hatcho Miso No Sato
+81 564-21-1355
Okazaki
  • Production process tours
  • English and Chinese pamphlets available
Ando Food Model Factory
+81 594-84-7355
Kuwana
  • Food model-making activities (fee required; usually open Mon–Fri)
Bankonosato Kaikan
+81 59-330-2020
Yokkaichi
  • Tours of Banko ware production process
  • Decoration and pottery-making activities (fee required)
Ajinomoto Tokai Factory
+81 59-346-0111
Yokkaichi
  • Production plant tours
  • Nature viewing (e.g. bird-watching) possible
Miyazaki Honten — Miyanoyuki
+81 59-397-3111
Yokkaichi
  • Production plant tours and sake-tasting
  • Buildings (e.g. the storehouse) that are registered tangible cultural properties

3. Breweries in Nagoya

FieldBrewing companiesProducts example
Sake brewing KINTORA Co., Ltd.
+81 52-793-3743
Kita Ward
  • Ginjo Nagoyajo Honmaru Goten, Kintora Josen
YAMAMORI SHUZO Co., Ltd.
+81 52-621-2003
Midori Ward
  • Seishu Takanoyume, Seishu Narumi
Kaminoi Shuzo Co., Ltd.
+81 52-621-2008
Midori Ward
  • Daiginjo Arabashiri, Ginjoshu Yottegozaru
Toshun Shuzo Co., Ltd.
+81 52-793-3743
Moriyama Ward
  • Azumaryu Junmai Daiginjo, Azumaryu Junmai Ginjo

4. Science-related activities and tours

FieldFacilityDescription and specifics
Science and technology activity centers Nagoya City Science Museum
+81 52-231-9771
Naka Ward
  • Various interactive exhibits (electric discharge, tornados, and more)
  • The world’s largest planetarium
Sewage Science Museum
+81 52-911-2301
Kita Ward
  • Just north of Nagoya Castle
Toho Gas Gas and Energy Exhibition Hall
+81 52-603-2527
Tokai
  • Themes: global warming and energy
  • Observation deck with panoramic view of Nagoya port
The Electricity Museum
+81 52-201-1026
Naka Ward
  • Attractive experiments and Ohm Theater
  • Near the City Science Museum
Chita Power Station Museum
+81 562-55-8311
Chita
  • At Chita Thermal Power Station (tours available)
INAX Live Museum
+81 569-34-8282
Tokoname
  • Exhibits of tiles and toilets from around the world
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