Aichi Prefecture

Nagoya Port Cruise

Meitetsu Sightseeing Boat Meitetsu Sightseeing Boat Offers Port of Nagoya harbor sightseeing tour. Enjoy Nagoya Port by a pleasure boat. The trip starts at the Port Building (1st floor) and goes around Nagoya Port in 30 minutes to enjoy a wonderful view via the sea. You can also have a party on the boat! Timetable: 11:20, 13:00, 14:20, 15:40) Hours: Closed: Mon. (following Day if Mon. falls...

Nagoya Port Wildflower Garden Bluebonnet

Nagoya Port Wildflower Garden Bluebonnet "Bluebonnet," the Nagoya Port Wildflower Garden, is full of wildflowers and was opened at Nagoya Port in April 2002. Bluebonnet aims to promote academic research of wildflowers and to become a gardening information center. Wildflowers are primeval and grow without care. Gardens of various styles in the park provides visitors with many useful ideas to garden...

JETTY, Nagoya Sea Port

JETTY, Nagoya Sea Port Nagoya Sea Port has a huge aquarium, Nagoya Sea Train Land amusement park, various shops and a shopping mall called JETTY. At the “Jetty”, you can enjoy various dishes and shopping for fancy goods. If you visit Nagoyako Port Building, you can enjoy the wonderful scene of Nagoya Port. Hours: Open: 10:30-20:00 Closed: Mon. and Dec. 29-Jan.1 Location and Contact: JETTY...

Nagoya Port Building & “Fuji” Antarctic Museum

Nagoya Port Building & “Fuji” Antarctic Museum The Port Building houses the Maritime Museum and a 53m high observatory. The icebreaker “Fuji” was a primary observation ship at the South Pole in Japan’s exploration of the Antarctic. Today it serves as the Antarctic Museum. Role of the exhibition is broadly divided into two parts. One is to introduce state of the ship was ripped directly from the appearance of...

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium Three-storied aquarium concentrating on five different aquatic regions including Japanese, Australian, and Antarctic oceans. Also features one of the largest pools in the world for animal performances. In the south side of the building, you can learn about many creatures in different environments and oceans around the world such as "marine life around Japan," "the...

Nagoya Sea Train Land

Nagoya Sea Train Land There are many attractions here: an 85-meter-high “BIG FERRIS WHEEL”, “SKY REVOLUTION”, Shooting Ride - Legend of the Salamander, Treasure Hunting Adventure in Mystic Palace and more. Fares for rides: (Admission is free, As for Nagoya Sea Port amusement facilities other than those mentioned below, please ask a person in charge): Names of rides Fares Great...

Nagoyako (Port Area)

Nagoyako (Port Area) The Port of Nagoya ranks as one of the top ports in the world in size and cargo volume. Garden pier offers many attractions including the Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium and the Port Building. You can enjoy sightseeing, shopping and dining in this area. The site’s centerpiece is the Port of Nagoya Garden Pier, a broad 11-hectare space uniquely designed port building...

Atsuta Shrine

Atsuta Shrine Atsuta is deified as it worships the kusanagi (Grass-mowing) Sword. It is one of the three Sacred Treasures of the Imperial Family. The shrine, with an area of 190,000 sq.m. is surrounded by hundreds of trees. Some of them are aged around 1000 years old. Within the precincts of the shrine, there are historical structures that include “Nobunaga Wall”, a Noh theater,...

Nagoya/ Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Nagoya/ Boston Museum of Fine Arts This art museum presents masterpieces selected from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (MFA), which has more than 500,000 works. The partnership between the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston enables people in Japan not only to enjoy great masterpieces, but also to appreciate art from cultures and periods that until...

Shirotori Garden

Shirotori Garden This is a big Japanese garden in the city. Its theme is water, and replicas of the Kiso River and Mt.Ontake can also be enjoyed. The Garden has an artificial beach (Shioiri no Niwa) which imitates the ebb and flow of the Ise Bay. It is a 3.7 ha garden and is among the largest Japanese gardens in Japan. There is also an authentic “Sukiya” style tea-ceremony house,...

Nagoya Congress Center

Century Hall of Nagoya Congress Center The city’s premier international conference facility. Main hall (Century Hall) accommodates over 3,000 people, Event Hall, a huge multipurpose space featuring a 22-meter high ceiling; Shirotori Hall for receptions and parties; 22 conference rooms of various sizes, fully provided with state-of-the-art equipment. Has seven stories with large and small conference rooms...

Asunal Kanayama

Asunal Kanayama “Asunal KANAYAMA” is the commercial establishment which consists of 60 shops, boasting variety and trends for every ones tastes. There are also many delicious restaurants to tempt your taste-buds! It is located on the North side of Kanayama station. Location and Contact: Asunal Kanayama 1-17-1 Kanayama, Naka Ward (Naka-ku), Nagoya City (Nagoya-shi), Aichi Prefecture...

Kanayama Area

Nagoya Congress Center, Kanayama, Nagoya This area around Atsuta Shrine is rich in greenery. There are many shrines and Buddhist temple remains, too. It’s the best area for taking a leisurely walk. There is also Shirotori Garden, a large Japanese garden near Atsuta Shrine. Tourist Locations from Nagoya Station, Hisaya-odori Station, Sakae Station, Nishitakakura Station, Jingu-Nishi Station, Kanayama...

Osu Kannon Temple

Osu Kannon Temple Painted in vibrant red and busy with worshippers all year; this temple is especially crowded during traditional holidays and seasonal festivals. The Antique markets held on the 18th and 28th of each month draw hundreds of people to the temple grounds. Highly recommended. Worship: 6:00-19:00 Location and Contact: Osu Kannon Temple 2-21-47 Osu, Naka Ward (Naka-ku),...

Osu Shopping Malls (Merchants Town Osu)

Osu Shopping Malls (Merchants Town Osu) This is the place in Nagoya for discount electric and home appliances. Not only these, but almost anything, including used kimonos and antiques, a compute-town fully loaded with hi-tech and PCs next to Akihabara's and Nipponbashi's, old & new old clothes shop's can be found here at discount prices. The whole length of the roofed malls is said to be at least 1,700...