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  • Nagoya Castle

    As one of Japan’s most important Edo Period (1603-1868) castle towns, the story of Nagoya Castle is inextricably linked with that of the city and its people.

  • Shopping & Entertainment

    Nagoya is known for its lively entertainment, great restaurants and plenty of shopping concentrated in areas in and around the station.

  • Food of Nagoya

    One of the great joys of travel, Nagoya doesn’t disappoint when it comes to food including its famous hitsumabushi, misonikomi udon, misokatsu and more!

  • Ise Grand Shrine

    Explore the Kii Peninsula including Japan's most important Shinto shrine complex, Ise Jingu.

  • Walk the Kumano Kodo

    Afforded World Heritage status in 2004, walking the pilgrimage trails of the Kumano Kodo is one of Japan’s most meaningful experiences.

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Nagoya & Kii Peninsula

Nagoya is one of Japan’s great metropolises and one of the country’s financial and industrial hubs. A modern and youthful city, Nagoya also has a rich history and great food scene, making it an ideal stop as you move from east to west, west to east, or into the mountainous heartland of Central Japan.


A convenient hub from which to explore many interesting regions, Nagoya City is in itself a worthwhile destination. The city’s industrial, youthful and energetic atmosphere blends with a fascinating history as seen in Nagoya’s famous castle, Atsuta Shrine, Toyota Commemorative Museum, the Central Japan Railways Museum, Tokugawa Art Museum and more. Home to a thriving entertainment, shopping and food scene, Nagoya is also known for its food including hitsumabushi (fresh water eel), misonikomi udon, misokatsu and plenty more delicious treats. From Nagoya, the Kii Peninsula is easily accessible using public transport. Blessed with three of Japan’s most important religious destinations – the Ise Grand Shrine complex, the pilgrimage trails of the Kumano Kodo and the temple mountain of Koyasan – the Kii Peninsula can lay claim to be Japan’s most sacred and engaging areas.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • 25 Things To Do Around Nagoya & Where To Stay

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  • How To Get To Nagoya

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  • How To Get To The Kii Peninsula

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