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  • Osu Shopping district & Osu Kannon Temple

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    Osu Shopping district

    The Osu shopping district is huge and popular shopping area containing over 1,200 shops and restaurants. All kinds of shops, including electrical appliance shops, secondhand cloth…

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  • Former Residence of Sasuke Toyota

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    Former Residence of Sasuke Toyota

    Sasuke Toyota is a business man and also a younger brother of Sakichi Toyota, master of invention.There used to be a residence of Rizaburo Toyota at that time, but only gate and w…

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  • Nagoya Castle

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    Nagoya Castle

    In 1610, Tokugawa Ieyasu began the construction of Nagoya Castle, as a residence for his son Yoshinao. The castle burned down in the war, but in 1959, the five-story main tower ke…

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  • Noritake Garden

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    Noritake Garden

    Opened in commemoration of the 100th year anniversary of the pottery and ceramics maker Noritake. In this premises filled with lush greenery, you can tour a pottery and ceramics f…

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  • Nagoya City Archives

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    Nagoya City Archives

    This site once housed the Nagoya Court of Appeals, District Court and Ward Court buildings. The Court of Appeals building, the oldest such building still in existence, was built i…

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  • Tokugawaen

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    Tokugawaen

    Tokugawaen is a Japanese garden with walkways winding around a central pond symbolizing the ocean. The waterfall and steams utilize the differences in elevation to create an enjoy…

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  • Former Residence of Tetsujiro Haruta

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    Former Residence of Tetsujiro Haruta

    Tetsujiro Haruta, a successful ceramics merchant and founder of Taiyo Shoko Co., Ltd., is said to have asked architect Goichi Takeda to build this house. The Haruta residence cons…

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  • Nagoya TV Tower *closed

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    Nagoya TV Tower *closed

    Gaze out far across a range of mountains including Mt. Ontake and Mt. Hakusan as well as the city of Nagoya from the 90-meter high Sky Deck and 100-meter high Sky Balcony in Hisay…

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  • Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

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    Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

    In the "A Journey to the Antarctic" theme, the South Building will be introducing the creatures and their natural environments in five areas of the sea in relation to the Antarcti…

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  • Cultural Path Futaba Museum

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    Cultural Path Futaba Museum

    The residence of Sadayakko Kawakami, "Japan's first actress," and Momosuke Fukuzawa, "the king of electric power." This Taisho-era manor built in a semi-European style was called …

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Events

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    Arakogawa Park Cherry Blossom Festival

    The cherry blossoms going up and down the banks of the Arakogawa River are a must-see. Cherry blossom concerts, hands-on events, and more are held for fun by both children and ad…

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  • Nagoya Castle Spring Festival

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    Nagoya Castle Spring Festival ※Cancelled

    Nagoya castle is one of the most popular place to enjoy Sakura (Cherry Blossom) flowers in Nagoya. There are over 1,000 sakura trees in many varieties, during the full bloom peri…

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  • Cherry blossom viewing at Nagoya Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens

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    Cherry blossom viewing at Nagoya Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens

    3,800 cherry trees (Yoshino cherry trees, wild cherry trees, curcumas, and other varieties) are beautifully blooming around the entire park.

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  • Tsuruma Park Flower Festival

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    Tsuruma Park Flower Festival ※Cancelled

    *This event has been cancelled due to the novel coronavirus. 750 cherry trees bloom at the park, many local enjoy Hanami (flower viewing) here during t…

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  • Arimatsu Shibori (Tie-Dying) Festival

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    Arimatsu Shibori (Tie-Dying) Festival ※Cancelled

    *This event has been cancelled due to the novel coronavirus. The Arimatsu Shibori Festival is held annually all around Arimatsu. Old-fashioned stores a…

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  • Belgian Beer Weekend

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    Belgian Beer Weekend

    Enjoy yourself at Hisaya-Odori Park just like it was the weekend in Belgium with Belgium beer, food, and music! Also full of talk shows, games, and other stage events.

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  • Wakamiya Festival

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    Wakamiya Festival ※Partially Cancelled

    All float processions in 2020 have been cancelled. Only Shinto rituals will be held. This festival is held at Wakamiya Hachimansha Shrine, Sochinju (a…

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  • Atsuta Festival (Shobusai Festival)

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    Atsuta Festival (Shobusai Festival)

    The Atsuta festival is the biggest festival among the approximately 70 events held at Atsuta Shrine each year. An imperial envoy is sent to the shrine to offer goheimotsu (strips …

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  • Tebasaki Summit®

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    Tebasaki Summit® ※Postponed

    *This event has been postponed due to the novel coronavirus. Approximately 20 stores from all over the country gather, and the winner of a tebasaki (c…

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  • Tokugawaen Festival Float Parade

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    Tokugawaen Festival Float Parade ※Cancelled

    *This event has been cancelled due to the novel coronavirus. See the five floats come together from Tsutsui-cho and Deki-machi's ancient past at the he…

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Features

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  • The Story of Japan’s Financial Powerhouse,  Nagoya, and the Art of Manufacturing

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    The Story of Japan’s Financial Powerhouse, Nagoya, and the Art of Manufacturing

    The story of Nagoya is one of innovation. During the Sengoku, or Warring States period, the region’s samurai were among the most ingenious and daring, creating advanced weaponry, …

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  • The Three Unifiers, Heroes of Nagoya Nobunaga, Hideyoshi and Ieyasu

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    The Three Unifiers, Heroes of Nagoya Nobunaga, Hideyoshi and Ieyasu

    The Three Unifiers, three Sengoku, or Warring States warlords who fought to unify Japan and bring peace to the land were all born in and around the Nagoya area. All three are cons…

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  • Photogenic Nagoya

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    Photogenic Nagoya

    For many years the powers that be painted Nagoya in a somewhat unfavorable light. Nagoya was portrayed simply as an industrial region, bereft of much of beauty or interest. While …

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  • Arimatsu Narumi Shibori

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    Cultural Treasures of Nagoya & Aichi, The Traditional Skills, Art & Craft of Manufacturing

    Nagoya City and Aichi Prefecture have long enjoyed an economic clout far stronger than that of powerhouses Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima or any other region. Since the feudal period Nag…

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  • Kid Friendly Nagoya (Or; How to Keep The Parents Sane & Happy)

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    Kid Friendly Nagoya (Or; How to Keep The Parents Sane & Happy)

    Traveling with kids always comes with risks. They can only take in so many temples and gardens and shrines before they are overcome with what could be described as “history and cu…

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  • Famous Blossom Viewing Spots in Aichi & Nagoya

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    Famous Blossom Viewing Spots in Aichi & Nagoya

    Nature has always played a prominent role throughout Japan’s long history and deep culture. Look at the family crests, for example, and note how many feature flowers or leaves. Lo…

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  • Travel in Nagoya with Ease on the Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus Me~guru♪

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    Travel in Nagoya with Ease on the Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus Me~guru♪

    Direct access to popular sightseeing spots! Guides ride on weekends and holidays!

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  • Nagoya’s Many Markets

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    Nagoya’s Many Markets

    On the hunt for something to eat, something to buy, a treasure or two, an interesting photo op, or even just the opportunity to get to communicate and connect with the average Jap…

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    Retro Photo Trip Around Nagoya on the Me~guru Bus

    Nagoya is full of retro buildings that have been used as filming locations. Taking the Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus Me~guru is a highly recommended way to efficiently travel aroun…

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  • Nagoya Illumination Special Collection 2019

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    Nagoya Illumination Special Collection 2019

    Nagoya is full of fun events like illuminations and projection mappings, a Christmas market, skating rinks, fireworks, and more in winter. Have a wonderful time in Nagoya with tha…

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Model Courses

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Gourmet

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  • Misokatsu Yabaton - Yabacho Restaurant (みそかつ 矢場とん 矢場町本店)

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    Misokatsu Yabaton - Yabacho Restaurant (みそかつ 矢場とん 矢場町本店)

    This venerable Nagoya franchise was established in 1947. The pork cutlets here are made with pork from southern Kyushu and original bread crumbs - crispy on the outside, tender in…

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  • Shirakabe Cafe Hanagoyomi

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    Shirakabe Cafe Hanagoyomi

    A Japanese-style cafe near the Sadayakko Kawakami residence—the starting point for exploring the Cultural Path. Popular items are sweets such as our homemade red bean soup made …

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  • Akaitori - Cross Court Tower Restaurant

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    Akaitori - Cross Court Tower Restaurant

    This yakitori roast chicken restaurant is directly operated by a chicken wholesaler. Lunch options include simmered chicken and egg rice bowls, udon noodles in chicken broth, and …

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  • Sekai no Yama-chan - Sasashima Restaurant(世界の山ちゃん 笹島店)

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    Sekai no Yama-chan - Sasashima Restaurant(世界の山ちゃん 笹島店)

    Sasashima restaurant is deceptively spacious given its location. Our tatami floor seating area accommodates 25 diners, and counter seats are available as well.

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  • Kishimen-tei - Hoshigaoka Restaurant (きしめん亭 星ヶ丘店)

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    Kishimen-tei - Hoshigaoka Restaurant (きしめん亭 星ヶ丘店)

    Enjoy delicious noodles made by us in our own factory. We have a variety of kishimen and soba noodle dishes, and you can even get your meal to go while you're out shopping.

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  • Nikomi no Takara

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    Nikomi no Takara

    Founded in 1964, Osu's only miso nikomi (miso-flavored broth) udon noodle soup restaurant has treated diners to the same time-honored taste for 45 years. The times may change, but…

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  • shimonoishiki honten

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    shimonoishiki honten

    Surprisingly taste fish food and whale dishes will be offered here. Daily special menu and some whale dishes are our recommendation.

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  • Sapporo Kani-ya -- NAGOYA (札幌かに家 名古屋店)

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    Sapporo Kani-ya -- NAGOYA (札幌かに家 名古屋店)

    A restaurant over 30 years old that specializes in crab dishes. Kani-ya uses only the best crab carefully selected for freshness and place of origin. A wide selection of dishes is…

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    Sun Road Murayama (サンロードむらやま)

    This restaurant is a company outlet for Osu Uiro, makers of uiro, a sweet, chewy cake for which Nagoya is famous. Our menu offerings include uiro, anmitsu (bean jam with syrup), z…

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  • Furaibo - Meieki Century Toyota Bldg. Restaurant (風来坊 名駅センチュリー豊田ビル店)

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    Furaibo - Meieki Century Toyota Bldg. Restaurant (風来坊 名駅センチュリー豊田ビル店)

    Opened in 1963, Furaibo introduced Nagoya's famous deep-fried chicken wings. Furaibo now has restaurants nationwide, including locations in Nagoya and Aichi.

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Stay

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  • Atsutanomori Hotel Shinsuien

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    Atsutanomori Hotel Shinsuien

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  • Nagoya Grand Hotel

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    Nagoya Grand Hotel

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  • Castle Plaza

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    Castle Plaza

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  • Chisun Inn Nagoya

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    Chisun Inn Nagoya

    Conveniently located with an approximately 5-minute walk from JR Nagoya Station, and approximately 10-minute walk from Meitetsu and Kintetsu Nagoya Stations. We provide a comforta…

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  • Hotel Ichifuku

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    Hotel Ichifuku

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  • Hotel Wing International Nagoya

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    Hotel Wing International Nagoya

    Well-designed hotel.

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  • Nagoya Kateimiyoshi Japanese Inn

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    Nagoya Kateimiyoshi Japanese Inn

    Our hotel's pride and joy are the open-air rock bath on the 6th floor and fusion kaiseki course meals prepared with mainly natural ingredients, with Nagoya specialties. It's a 7-m…

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  • Hostel WASABI Nagoya ekimae

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    Hostel WASABI Nagoya ekimae

    Just 3 minutes walk from Nagoya station. Very convenient location and easy access to JR and subway. This Capsule Hotel※ style domitory has women-only floor. TV, Personal Compu…

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  • Miyuki Station Hotel Nagoya

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    Miyuki Station Hotel Nagoya

    Our ideal location just a one-minute walk from Nagoya Station is perfect for your business. The complimentary breakfast is very popular among our guests. All the staff members wel…

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  • Daiichi Fuji Hotel

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    Daiichi Fuji Hotel

    Located just a 3-minute walk from the JR Nagoya Station Taiko-dori Exit, this hotel is a perfect hub for sightseeing and business trips by train or plane. With our front desk, lob…

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