Gamagori City

Laguna Gamagori Marine Resort Complex - theme park

This is a marine resort where you can fully enjoy the charm of Gamagori's sea in a variety of ways. An amusement park with "Sea and Silk Road" as a theme, a water park where you can enjoy water sports, a shopping mall that includes gourmet restaurants, a museum on the sea and ships, you can enjoy all kind of "sea" related for a day. The complex is located in...

The Manyo Trail

This walking path is about 400 meters in length. It goes through Inamura Shrine located at the top of the tallest of the hills that are found east of Nishiura hot spring. Many poets included in the Manyo poetry collection wrote about Mikawa Bay in their tanka poetry. They include Murasaki Shikibu and other Manyo poets, which is why this path is called Manyo Trail...

The Gigantic Camphor Tree of Seida

This nationally designated tree, which is considered more than 1000 years old, is the largest tree in the Chubu region and a symbol of the region. Its trunk is 14.3 meters thick and 22 meters tall. Location: Shimoaraya-naichi, Seida-cho, Gamagori 20 minutes walk from JR Tokaido line, Gamagori station south exit Contact: The Gigantic Camphor Tree of Seida (0533) 66-...

Gamagori Orange Park

You can pick sweet, fresh strawberries, melons, grapes, and mandarin oranges all year round in Orange Park. Strawberry picking: From January to May. Reservations required Melon picking: From June to September Limited to one melon that you can take home, and a taste sample Reservations required Grape picking: From June to September Reservations required Mandarin...

Marine Center House

The Marine Center House, is a fashionable place for a date and is set in an ideal location by the sea. After taking a walk on the boardwalk and having a look at the display about the sea, you can enjoy a meal at Ondina. Ondina is a seafood restaurant where you can sit outside facing the sea, enjoying a gentle breeze and excellent Italian food. Hours: 9 a.m. to 11...

Natural History Museum - Sea of Life

You can experience the beginning of life on earth and its progress since then with the use of multimedia technology and real fossils. You can also enjoy playing games on a 200 inch screen in the theater. Opening time: 9 am to 9 pm Entrance fee: Adult \700 Children \300 (middle school or younger) Parking space: 10 places available for buses and 50 places available...

Seaside Literary Memorial

Memorial culture building by the sea Starting with Kawabata Yasunari, winner of the Nobel Prize, this building was loved by all literary figures from the 1920s. The Seaside Literary Memorial is a reconstruction of a Japanese-style hotel called Tokiwakan. This building connected to the Taisho Roman loved by all people of culture in the Taisho and at the beginning of...

Takeshima Aquarium

Takeshima is famous for the Takeshima land. Ancient citizens believed that there is a goddess in the land. As people were afraid of the god, they had preserved the land for a long time. The beautiful ocean view and an aqua museum are magnets to tourists. The aquarium is divided into 17 areas in which you can see rare saltwater, freshwater, and tropical fish from...

Takeshima

Takeshima is an island with a circumference of 620 m. connected to the mainland by a 387 m. long bridge. It has about 238 different plant species and has been designated a Japanese national treasure. In the center of the island there is a temple dedicated to one of the Japanese Gods, Benten-sama. You can walk around the island in about 30 minutes and enjoy the view...

Gamagori Hot Spring and Spa

Gamagori Hot Spring and Spa Gamagori Takeshima is filled with beautiful evergreens and designated as a natural monument by the government. Facing Mikawa Bay surrounded by Atsumi and Chita Peninsulas, Gamagori is one of Tokai Area's leading tourist spots. Many people visit the city throughout the year because of its calm sea, mild climate, and beautiful scenery. Gamagori Prince Hotel: 0533-68...

Access Map and City Map of Gamagori

Access Map of Gamagori 1 From Nagoya airport about 30 minutes 4 From Nagoya station (JR Tokaido line)  ◇ local: about 1 hour 10 minutes  ◇ express: about 40 minutes 2 From Otowa-Gamagori interchange about 15 minutes 5 From Toyohashi station (JR...

Industry of Gamagori

Industry of Gamagori Agriculture Gamagori is nationally recognized for its mandarin oranges. Gamagori's warm climate and soil are well suited for producing the sweet, popular fruit. During the winter, the mountain slopes are covered with heavily laden mandarin orange trees. Recently, kiwi fruit has been added to the local product line. The yield of mandarin oranges, kiwi fruits, and...

Special Events of Gamagori

Special Events of Gamagori Gamagori Matsuri (Gamagori Festival) Every year during the last weekend of July, many events are held around City Hall and Chuo-dori. At the finale on Sunday night, you can watch the largest fireworks display in the Pacific light up the night sky. Miya Matsuri (Miya Festival) This festival is held during the 4th weekend of October each year. Dressed in salashi and...

Other Spots in Gamagori

Other Spots in Gamagori Meiji Village and Museum This is an outdoor museum that includes 64 buildings moved here from all over Japan dating back to the Meiji Period (1867-1910). Okazaki Castle This castle was built in 1455 and it is where Tokugawa Ieyasu was born. The castle tower has since been restored and the castle ruins have been turned into Okazaki Park. Toyokawa Inari Toyokawa Inari...

Gamagori Boat Racing

In boat racing, 6 boats compete by racing around the track for a total of 3 laps. The boat that does it in the least amount of time wins. There are 3 kinds of public gambling in Japan: horse racing, bike racing and boat racing. All three can be found all over Japan. Bike racing is known throughout the world as it also appears in the Olympics, but boat racing is...