As Japan's industrial heart, Nagoya has more to offer then most would expect. Not only is it home to some of the best museums in the country, it also has a wide array of ancient temples to choose from. For those seeking some more child-friendly activities, there are plenty to choose from as well, such as Legoland Japan Resort and Dino adventure!
The best way to get around in Nagoya is by public transportation. Travelers can also opt to buy the following passes to get around:
Travelers who come by train or bullet-train need to get off at Nagoya station. From here, there is easy access to the city's subway system, connecting all major areas within the city.
The nearest and most convenient airport is Nagoya airport.
We recommend staying here for about two days.
The best time to see cherry blossoms in Japan is usually between late March and early April. Although the blooming period can vary slightly from year to year.
There are several festivals here throughout the year. Please be advised that the following list is based upon previous entries of those festivals and that the dates might have changed slightly in the following year. It is also possible that the entire festival is cancelled in the case of heavy rainfall or a natural disaster. Please check with the official organisers' website for the most up-to-date information.
For the exact location of any of the festivals listed here, you can consult our map above by clicking on the icon in the upper most corner of the map to open the map legend. Festivals are hidden by default but can be made visible by clicking on the "Festivals" checkbox in the map legend.