Nagoya

Travel Guide
Atsuta Shrine featuring a temple or place of worship, street scenes and a garden

Tour fascinating historic sites dating back to the first century, enjoy authentic local cuisines and indulge in some of Japan’s best shopping in this dynamic city.

Nagoya, one of Japan's largest cities, is a modern metropolis with a rich historical past. The city, which is home to almost 3 million people, has well-preserved historical sites, excellent shopping and luxury accommodation.

Learn more about Nagoya's past with a trip to Nagoya Castle. Much of this impressive castle was destroyed by a fire during World War II but it has been carefully restored.

In spring, the city is awash in colour as the cherry trees flower. Join locals in the ancient Japanese practice of hanami, which sees family and friends gathering to admire the blossoms. Visit one of Nagoya’s parks, such as the famous and beautiful Heiwa Park, and have a picnic under the colourful boughs.

At the centre of the city is Nagoya Station, the city’s primary train station and one of the world’s largest railroad hubs. Directly above the station are the JR Central Towers. The towers house luxury hotels as well as viewing decks, bars and day spa amenities.

Just on the edge of town is the Toyota Automobile Museum. Here you can see classic car models a well as luxury American and European cars from one of the main automobile manufacturers in Japan.

Enjoy the serene Atsuta Shrine. This shrine, which is one Japan’s most sacred sites, is only a short train ride from Nagoya Station. The shrine’s woodland surroundings make it the ideal place to relax after a day seeing the city's sights.

Feast on some of Nagoya’s renowned cuisine. For an authentic dining experience, try hitsumabushi (grilled eel) which is served with rice and broth.

Nagoya is situated in the centre of Japan. To get to the city, fly into Nagoya International Airport. You can also travel to Nagoya via high-speed train; the train ride from Kyoto is just over 30 minutes and the train ride from Tokyo is 80 minutes. Passengers will arrive at Nagoya Station, right in the city centre.

ibis Styles Nagoya
ibis Styles Nagoya
3 out of 5
The price is NZ$73 per night from 4 Nov. to 4 Nov.
Located in Nakamura, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Winc Aichi, Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers and Sky Promenade. Nagoya International Center and Midland ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (86 reviews)
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Mitsui Garden Hotel Nagoya Premier
Mitsui Garden Hotel Nagoya Premier
4 out of 5
The price is NZ$163 per night from 31 Oct. to 31 Oct.
Located in Nakamura, this hotel is steps away from Winc Aichi and Sky Promenade. Midland Square and Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers are also within 5 minutes. Kokusai ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (974 reviews)
Nice rooms, standard Japanese service.
"The place was nice. Additional shared bath/spa was pleasant. Room had a nice tub. Access was sort of annoying in the sense that you have to use two elevators. Parking was a lot at a shopping center a few minutes walk away that costs about 1,800 yen. I didn’t fully understand the explanation at check-in ..."

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2021

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Nagoya Prince Hotel Sky Tower
Nagoya Prince Hotel Sky Tower
4 out of 5
4-60-12 Hiraike-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
The price is NZ$229 per night from 4 Nov. to 4 Nov.
Located in Nakamura, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Osu and Nagoya City Science Museum. Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology and Nagoya ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (637 reviews)
"Awesome hotel, staff is very friendly"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2021

Nagoya Prince Hotel Sky Tower
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Akirado
Akirado
2.5 out of 5
2-168 Shinkaicho, Tokoname, Aichi
The price is NZ$93 per night from 28 Oct. to 28 Oct.
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 ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (7 reviews)
"とても綺麗で部屋でした。"

Reviewed on 14 Oct. 2021

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Vacation Rent Kanayama
Vacation Rent Kanayama
3 out of 5
The price is NZ$124 per night from 28 Oct. to 28 Oct.
Located in Naka Ward, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Nagoya Urban Institute and Nagoya-Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Osu and Banshoji Temple ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
9.5点
"部屋はきれいだったです。 強いていえばシーツが少し 汚れていた様です。"

Reviewed on 31 Jan. 2021

Vacation Rent Kanayama
GRAND BASE Nagoya Ekinishi
GRAND BASE Nagoya Ekinishi
3 out of 5
The price is NZ$153 per night from 2 Nov. to 2 Nov.
Located in Nakamura, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Midland Square, Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers and Nagoya Station Tourist Information Center. Takashimaya ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (5 reviews)
"綺麗で広かったです。 ホテルと思って予約してたので必要最低限のアメニティなのとパジャマがなくて驚きましたが、逆にキッチンや洗濯機があったので用途によってはまた使いたいなと思いました。"

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2021

GRAND BASE Nagoya Ekinishi
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