Nagoya, Japan
ZipTipz Nagoya Travel Guide

Birthplace of the Shogun and home to Toyota Motors, Nagoya is Japan's fourth largest city. Look for cars, old and new; famed ceramics; Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples; dolls and robots; castles, feudal villas and farmhouses; pearls and modern art.

District Guide

Most descriptions of Nagoya fail to capture the atmosphere of the place. Always mentioned are its wide thoroughfares and world-class industries. Also noted is that it is centrally located and serves as a crossroads for the nation. And, despite being the fourth largest city in Japan in terms of...

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Historical Background

Nagoya's origins, like those of many other great cities, are quite humble. What is now the nucleus of one of the most productive industrial regions in the world was once a swampy, mosquito-infested ferry port. Located on the northern shore of Ise Bay at the confluence of three large rivers, its...

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Where To Stay

Living up to what is expected of Japan's fourth largest city, Nagoya offers travelers a wide range of accommodations from penthouse suites to communal rooms, with just enough in between to satisfy everyone else. The main business and tourist areas offer accommodations for a variety of...

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Dining and Drinking

While not as famous as some other cities in the nation when it comes to gastronomical enjoyment, residents here are known to be fussy consumers, so quality is often consistently high wherever you go. There is also an appreciation for cuisine from other cultures, although some specific countries...

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Every traveler eventually desires a break from the exhausting trials of touring a foreign land. During your stay in Nagoya, you are blessed with a dazzling array of entertainment choices that will satiate the thirst of even the most eccentric visito...

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Recommended Tours

Nagoya, the industrial hub of Japan, is dismissed by many travelers as not worth a stop, if you are trying to experience the culture and beauty of this exotic country. On the contrary, there are many sites in and around Nagoya which will make for a memorable experience if you have time between...

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Nagoya (名古屋市, nagoya-shi?) is the fourth largest city in Japan. Located on the Pacific coast in the Chūbu region on central Honshū, it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japan's major ports along with those of Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, Yokohama, Chiba, and Hakata. It is also the center of Japan's third largest metropolitan region, known as the Chūkyō Metropolitan Area.

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