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NagoyaJapan

Japan’s fourth-largest city is home to a fascinating history, an up-to-date shopping scene and gorgeous springtime cherry blossoms.

With nearly 3 million inhabitants, Nagoya is the fourth-largest metropolis in Japan. Still, this vibrant modern city has retained its strong historical flavour and its distinctive local charms. Visit Nagoya for its its shopping opportunities, its lovely springtime scenery and its well-maintained cultural attractions.

If you come to Nagoya by high-speed train, you will arrive at the city’s main railroad station. Nagoya Station is in fact the world’s largest railroad complex. Head upstairs to the JR Central Towers, where some of Nagoya’s finest shopping is to be done. You will also find two viewing decks, luxury hotels, bars and day spa facilities.

Take the train to the city’s outskirts to learn about another favourite mode of transport in Japan, the automobile. The Toyota Automobile Museum is home to a variety of luxury cars from Europe and the United States, along with some classic Japanese models. Auto enthusiasts will also enjoy the educational Toyota Techno Museum in town.

Nagoya’s historical side is on show at the Nagoya Castle, at the city’s historical centre. This castle was damaged during World War II but has been carefully restored since then, with renovations ongoing. Check out the moats and the turreted walls in the surrounding park as well.

During springtime, Nagoya bursts with colour as the cherry blossoms bloom. Take part in the Japanese tradition of hanami, a pastime that brings crowds together in parks to enjoy the trees’ beautiful display. Head to Helwa Park to experience one of the most well-known hanami spots in town.

Just 15 minutes on the train will bring you to one of Japan’s most sacred sites. Pay your respects at the Atsuta Shrine, and linger a while to enjoy the serenity of this lovely wooded area.

Nagoya’s well-known cuisine is certainly worth a taste test. The city’s signature dish is hitsumabushi, a meal of grilled eel served with broth and rice in a wooden bowl.

Reach Nagoya by air or by high-speed train. The train journey takes around 1 hour and 20 minutes from Tokyo or 35 minutes from Kyoto.

Top hotels in Nagoya

Nagoya Sakae Tokyu REI Hotel
Nagoya Sakae Tokyu REI Hotel
3 out of 5
3-1-8 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi-ken
The price is AU$96 per night from 24 Nov. to 25 Nov.

Located in Naka Ward, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chubu Electric Power Science Museum, Osu and Nagoya City Science Museum. Oasis 21 and Nagoya TV ...

4.1/5Very Good! (635 reviews)

"It was good. All the amenities were in place, clean and cozy had good rest"…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug. 2020

Nagoya Sakae Tokyu REI Hotel
Meitetsu Grand Hotel
Meitetsu Grand Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1-2-4 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi-ken
The price is AU$137 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.

Located in Nakamura, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers and Nagoya Station Tourist Information Center. Osu and Nagoya City Science ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,120 reviews)

"Close to the train station as well as dining areas. Room is a bit old fashioned but convenient location."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun. 2020

Meitetsu Grand Hotel
LEGOLAND Japan Hotel
LEGOLAND Japan Hotel
4 out of 5
2-7-1 Kinjofuto, Nagoya, Aichi
The price is AU$554 per night from 10 Dec. to 11 Dec.

This family-friendly Nagoya hotel is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of LEGOLAND Japan and SCMAGLEV and Railway Park. Port of Nagoya and Port of Nagoya ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,138 reviews)

"The hotel is very nice and fun for kids. The convenience of being in front the park is very good."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2020

LEGOLAND Japan Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Nagoya

Osu apartment (801, 803, 1002)
Osu apartment (801, 803, 1002)
3 out of 5
The price is AU$209 per night from 24 Nov. to 25 Nov.

Located in Naka Ward, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Osu and Nagoya City Science Museum. Nagoya Station Tourist Information Center and ...

Osu apartment (801, 803, 1002)
Tokoname
Tokoname
2.5 out of 5
2-168 Shinkaicho, Tokoname, Aichi
The price is AU$87 per night from 24 Nov. to 25 Nov.

Situated in Tokoname, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Mentai Park and Aeon Mall Tokoname. Flight of Dreams and Rinku Beach are also within ...

Tokoname
Polaris 101
Polaris 101
3 out of 5
The price is AU$180 per night from 24 Nov. to 25 Nov.

Located in Nishi Ward, this condo is within 1 mi (2 km) of Noritake Garden and Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology. Nagoya Castle and Nagoya ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"ペット用品と食料品以外の生活用品はほとんど備え付けて下さっているので助かりました。喫煙可なので、禁煙の方は気になるところですが、消臭剤を置いて下さっているので、私は気になりませんでした。オーナー様にはとても丁寧にお気遣いいただき、ワンちゃんと一緒に終始安心して過ごさせていただきました。"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Polaris 101
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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