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Nagoya

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About Nagoya

Nagoya is located in the center of Japan, between Tokyo and the cities of Osaka and Kyoto. It serves as a metaphorical and literal bridge between Eastern and Western Japan. The ancient history here runs deep, being the birth place of Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu, three heroes of Japan’s Warring States Period. If you want to feel as though you live in the time of heroes, pay a visit to Nagoya Castle. Atsuta Shrine and Osu Kannon Temple are excellent locations to learn about the culture of Japan. If you feel more at home in modernity, then the avant-garde Oasis 21 shopping center and the prosperous Sakae District are great locations for shopping and snacking alike. JR Central Tower is considered the gateway to Nagoya, a perfect destination for food, shopping and entertainment.

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LEGOLAND Japan Resort
4.8/5
1,352 Reviews
Theme Park
Opened on April 1, 2017, in Nagoya, Japan, LEGOLAND Japan boasts a wide variety of attractions and performances for all to enjoy. Faced with a multitude of spectacularly large figures made of Lego, snap-happy visitors cannot help but take photos and marvel over the magic of the small bricks. Very characteristically Lego in all aspects, both adults and children are bound to be entertained here.
Nagoya Castle
4.6/5
888 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
Also known as Kinjo, Nagoya Castle is a landmark of Nagoya which joins Osaka Castle and Kumamoto Castle as one of the "Three Famous Castles" in Japan. Visitors can take an elevator up to the top floor of the main keep for views over the surrounding streets. In addition to a large variety of historical relics, the castle also features a large number of models, scenes, and games to entertain visitors.
Atsuta Jingu
4.5/5
493 Reviews
Temple
Atsuta Jingu is one of the oldest shrines in Japan, best known for its sacred sword Kusanagi-no-tsurugi (replica), a symbol of Imperial power. It is ranked second only to the Grand Shrine of Ise and is one of Japan's three great shrines. The main hall of Atsuta Jingu enshrines the "Five Great Gods of Atsuta", including Yamatotakeru-no-Mikoto, Miyasuhime-no-Mikoto, Amaterasu-Oomikami, Susanoo-no-Mikoto, and Takeinadane-no-Mikoto, all of whom have been highly regarded throughout Japanese history and are worshipped by the people. Generations of Japanese rulers have used various forms to express their respect for the shrine, with Toyotomi Hideoyoshi and Tokgawa Ieyasu both having supported extensive repair work on the shrine. In recent years, the Emperor and Empress of Japan have also visited the site.
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium
4.7/5
353 Reviews
Located in the Port of Nagoya, the Public Aquarium was built in the novel shape of a metal ball. Based on the theme of "A Journey to the Atlantic", visitors pass through five different aquatic regions, where they can also watch IMAX movies and check out marine shows. The aquarium provides visitors with a deep understanding into the marvelous marine world of the Sea of Japan, the Pacific Ocean, and Antarctica.

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Summer Vacation Ideas in Japan: Things to do in Nagoya
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July is the time to enjoy summer vacation. Nagoya, a famous historical city, has not only diversified interesting buildings, but also a lot of fun activities to accompany you through the hot summer Fireworks Display, Water Park, Restricted Haunted House, and world events, etc., a lot of brilliant shows. Come to follow us to view these brilliant shows
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Top 10 Attractive Scenic Spots in Nagoya
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Top 10 attractive Scenic Spots in Nagoya
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I recommended Port of Nagoya, Yamazaki River.
Here are the absolute best restaurants in Nagoya: Torigin Honte, Furaibo Sakae, Daishousuisan, Ibashou, Miyakagi.
Here are the best places to visit in Nagoya, including: Atsuta Jingu, Nagoya TV Tower, Main Castle Tower of Nagoya Castle, Osu Shopping Street, Osu Kannon Temple.