Nagoya Endoji Food and Cultural Tour
In this tour, you experience many aspects of this district. Historical temples and shrines dating back more than 400 years, nostalgic stores and restaurants from 80 years ago, and modern diverse gathering spots that revitalized this area recently. Located just 10 minutes walk from Nagoya Station, Endoji and Shikemichi Historical District now attracts a lot of locals, both young and old.
Wander into the nostalgic but modern district where you can see tall buildings over the roofs of historical houses and temples.
|Nagoya Endoji Food and Cultural Tour
|14,000yen / per person
|Cafe Nagonoya in Endoji shopping street
|5 minutes walk from [Kokusai center]station of Sakuradori line(subway) Exit 2
|Cafe, restaurant Nagonoya
・Not wheelchair accessible
・Please be prepared for a fair amount of walking
・Due to an irregular holiday of a store, we sometimes have to skip the store
・Please bring some cash if you plan to buy something, as most stores don't accept credit cards.
・Not suitable for pets
・No public transportation nearby
・Infant seats unavailable
・Special menus for those with dietary restrictions are not available.There will be "NO REFUNDS" even if the meal is not eaten
|11:00 Meet at Cafe Nagonoya in Endoji shopping street.
Visit Endonji Temple, home to a very important “secret Buddha statue” presented by ruling Tokugawa Family over 400 years ago.
Next, your guide take you to see rooftop shrines, unique culture only in this area. Walking through the traditional storehouse street, immerse yourself in the Samurai Period, visit clog store and kimono store to feel Japanese taste.
Getting close to lunchtime, try local famous street foods, such as “korokke”, fried breaded mashed potato and “okonomiyaki”, Japanese savory pancake. See cute Japanese “wagashi” sweets, visit a very local supermarket and learn how locals live, pick up cheap candy and snacks like kids do at penny candy store district.
The tour wraps at two stores where very friendly Grandpa and Grandma sell traditional rice crackers and souvenirs.
13:30 Tour end at Cafe, restaurant Nagonoya.