Half a day in Nagoya, how lucky are you? It might not seem like enough time but trust us, with one of our friendly hosts from the area by your side you can experience its essence. Take in the iconic sights like the Nagoya Castle and the Sky-Boat Ferris wheel, stroll through the Noritake Garden, see the city's vast skyline from atop the Nagoya TV Tower and (over)indulge in Nagoya's authentic and diverse food scene. Hunger pangs quelled, continue your adventure, exploring museums, shopping up a storm or experiencing the thriving cosplay scene. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
With a whole day to explore Nagoya, you can get up to so much! Flit between centuries as you stroll through the city with one of our friendly hosts, discovering its famous attractions and hidden gems. Visit the iconic Atsuta Shrine or seek out the ninja demonstrations at Nagoya Castle (we are ninja obsessed). You could also explore the retail district Ōsu where century-old shops are wedged between high-end boutiques and beautiful temples. Nagoya is a city of ancient history and modern innovation and you'll experience the best of both worlds.Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
Immerse yourself in the history of samurai culture on this private walking tour of Nagoya. With a dedicated guide for just you and your party, explore the highlights such as the modern Sakae district, the Osu Kannon Temple, and Nagoya Castle. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide, the ability to travel at your own pace, and plenty of time to ask questions. All entrance fees included.
Experience a slice of traditional Japanese culture during this full-day trip combining Shirakawago and Hida Takayama. Wander the streets of Hida Takayama, a town affectionately known to locals as ‘Little Tokyo.’ After relishing a lunch that includes stir-fried chicken, you’ll visit the traditional architecture of Shirakawago, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Leave Nagoya to visit the samurai city of Kiyosu, then finish the day on a high note with beers at the Kirin brewery. The former home of the feared samurai warrior Oda Nobunaga, Kiyosu is a city steeped in history with castles, shrines, and landmarks aplenty. Visit the Hiyoshi Shrine, then continue to Kiyosu Castle where you'll have chance to dress up in samurai armor, meet an armor maker, and more. Before your return to Nagoya, you'll tour the Kirin beer factory, sampling three glasses of beer as you explore.
This is the ultimate comprehensive tour of Nagoya. Traveling on foot means you’ll access places that you couldn’t get to by train or bus. You’ll be in a small-group tour, so your tour experience will feel more personalized. Make the most of limited time, by seeing multiple highlights in one tour such as Nagoya Castle, the Sakae downtown area, and the Osu district, including Osu Kannon Temple.
Visit the best parts of Japan with a English speaking guide. You will be taken to the Magome-juku, where you'll see a scene that very much resembles how the post town looked in the Edo period hundreds of years ago. Walk along a well preserved trail as a part of the historical Nakasendo Road between Kyoto and Edo (the old name for Tokyo) where Daimyo lords traveled about 200-300 years ago.The tour will also go to Tsumago-juku which has row of historic buildings that should not be missed. Take a photos of the traditional Japanese scenary, then your tour will end at your hotel.
Nagoya is rich with history and pride and this small-group tour is a great way to experience it. Visit the Nagoya Castle and the beautiful Hommaru Palace from the Edo period, learn about the tradition of Monozukuri, or craftsmanship, at the Toyota Commemorative Museum, and listen to stories from the Samurai times over the course of four hours.
Check off two of Nagoya’s most popular attractions in one day: the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, and SCMAGLEV & Railway Park. Whether you’re interested in Japanese design, engineering, and manufacturing, or want an afternoon of family-friendly entertainment, this guided tour is a great way to learn. Discover how the Japanese railway was transformed, from steam locomotives to the Shinkansen (bullet train) and MAGLEV (magnetic speed train).
For visitors in a strange place, it can be difficult to get to know the heart of a city. This guided tour does just that. Spend your evening exploring Nagoya in the company of locals—drinking in local bars, exploring different neighborhoods, and enjoying traditional snacks. Includes three drinks and dinner.
Discover Japan’s culture of ‘monozukuri' (craftsmanship) on this private half-day tour of Nagoya. Visit two renowned companies, the car manufacturer Toyota, and Noritake—a tableware and technology company. Hear how Central Japan became a key region for advanced manufacturing as you watch live demonstrations, hear informative commentary, and check out exhibitions on a tour that includes admission ticket and private guide.
Although Nagoya is usually overlooked by travelers, there are many interesting activities and sights to enjoy here. Get insider knowledge from a local guide, who will show you corners of the city that you probably wouldn’t have found otherwise. On this tour you’ll see that there is much more to Nagoya than meets the eye, and you can leave feeling pleased that you’ve discovered things that most travelers miss.
Get to know the flavors and culture of Nagoya with a walking tour. Join a guide to see historic temples and shrines plus small restaurants and specialty shops loved by locals. Visit a kimono shop, taste street foods such as okonomiyaki (a Japanese savory pancake), and sample Japanese sweets.
Learn about the traditions of Samurai times with a half-day tour in Nagoya. Join a guide for a visit to Nagoya Castle and Tokugawa Garden with its Samurai art museum. Hear stories about the history and architecture of Hommaru Palace as you explore the site. All entrance fees are included.
Customized private tour with friendly 100% local guide Moka!You can enjoy the BEST selections of Nagoya spots !!We will visit ..1. Nagoya Castle-Explore samurai residence "Hommaru Palace" and enjoy history2. Sakae Oasis 21-Beautiful view of TV tower, called Spaceship-aqua3. Nagoya Local Food-Choose from various kinds of Nagoya restaurants4. Sakae Shopping Area-Enjoy modern downtown city5. Osu Kannon Arcade and Temple -Explore old street & visit shrine and temple.This plan is customizable so please let me know your ideas and favorites !!Meet at Golden Clock in Nagoya station 9:15 !! (Flexible)We mainly take bus and subway for transportation..[Important Notice]* Solo traveler is charged extra 4000yen.* I have my baby to take care of, so I need to check the nursery before confirm your tour.Thank you for understanding.* Nagoya Castle main tower is closed because of the construction, but you can fully enjoy exploring Hommaru Palace samurai residence!
This private and customizable tour for Tokyo is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
Immerse yourself in Japanese food culture and spend an afternoon learning to make soba (buckwheat noodles). This experience is for those who want more than just a vacation; you get the benefits of a cooking class, insider knowledge from a Japanese instructor, and an immersive experience making – and tasting - soba. Morning or afternoon start times make it easy to fit this class into your schedule.
Customized private tour with friendly 100% local guide Moka!You can enjoy the GREAT selections of Nagoya spots !!We will visit ..1. Nagoya Castle -Explore Samurai residence "Hommaru Palace" and enjoy history and stories2. Nagoya Local Food -You can choose from various restaurants! Try MISO soybeans paste!3. Toyota Commemorative Museum-Enjoy learning Japanese No. 1 car history4. Nagoya station-Visit local shops and Nagoya souvenirs.This plan is customizable so please let me know your ideas !!Meet at Golden Clock in Nagoya station 9:15 !! (Flexible)We mainly take bus and train for transportation..[Important Notice]* Solo traveler is charged extra 4000yen.* I have my baby to take care of, so I need to check the nursery before confirm your booking.Thank you for understanding.* TOYOTA Commemorative Museum is closed on Mondays.* Nagoya Castle main tower is closed because of the construction, but you can fully enjoy exploring Hommaru Palace samurai residence!
When visiting Japan, try wearing kimono yourself for excellent photo opportunities during your stay in Nagoya. Experienced staff will help you choose from over 100 styles and dress in your favorite print. This is an excellent chance for friends, family, or couples to get photos that will capture the memory of your trip to Japan for a lifetime.
Make your Nagoya visit into a work of art thanks to this 1.5-hour ‘Shodo’ calligraphy class. Get a step-by-step introduction to this Japanese writing style, practicing the proper posture for your ‘fude’ (brush) and marking your page with ‘bokujyu’ (black ink) to form words like ‘love,’ ‘friend,’ and ‘samurai.’ You’ll leave class with a one-of-a-kind calligraphy souvenir created during your lesson.
Learn about craftsmanship and technology during a half-day tour in Nagoya. Visit Honmaru Palace in Nagoya Castle to hear stories about how architecture and engineering have developed over generations. Discover the secrets behind Japanese railways including the famous bullet trains. Travel to the SCMAGLEV Railway Park and explore a museum filled with classic and modern rail cars.
During this tour, you will get to discover the daily life for someone living in Japan. By a dozens of stop, you will get to know more about season, traditions and superstitions, food, sports, leisure, shopping and history and many more topics. This is a very complete tour if you want to know a bit of everything. You will also get to taste two typical japanese street food specialties.You don't speak japanese? You don't want to rush and take your time? No worry, you can join this affordable english walking tour. Friendly pace and relaxed atmosphere guaranteed. Don't hesitate to ask me for anything before or during the tour. It will be a pleasure to help you.
This tour is very special for several reasons. Firstly, all the areas mentioned are mostly unknown from tourists and not so frequented by japanese themselves. Secondly, you will get to see the fish market early morning and taste some fresh products which is an amazing opportunity. And the best of all, I will bring you to a japanese family producing traditional hand-made japanese candy since 1940. You will see them working and get to know all the process, besides tasting the product of their work. This is an experience no other tour can provide.