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Articles and travel guides on famous and not so famous destinations in Aichi Prefecture
  • Travel Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城 Nagoya-jō) ranks among the three greatest Japanese castles and was built after the Battle of Sekigahara (1600) by Tokugawa...
  • Travel Suemori Castle

    Suemori Castle (末森城 Suemori-jō) is hilltop castle located in the east of Nagoya City. Shiroyama Hachimangū Shrine (城山八幡宮), also known as Shiroyama...
  • Travel Tokugawa Art Museum

    The Tokugawa Art Museum (徳川美術館 Tokugawa Bijutsukan) is a private museum that opened its gates in 1935 and displays a large collection of artefacts...
  • Travel Osu Kannon

    Officially called Kitanosan Shinpuku-ji Hōshō-in (北野山真福寺宝生院), Ōsu Kannon (大須観音) is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect located in Naka Ward...
  • Travel Atsuta Shrine

    Atsuta Shrine (熱田神宮 Atsuta-jingū) is one of the most sacred Shinto shrines in Japan, purportedly second only to Ise-jingū in Mie Prefecture. It is...
  • Travel Meiji-Mura Museum

    Meiji-Mura Museum (博物館明治村 Hakubutsukan Meiji-mura) is an open-air museum located in Inuyama City, north of Nagoya, overlooking picturesque Lake...
  • Travel Okazaki Travel Guide

    Okazaki City is located southeast of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture and prospered in the Edo period (1600-1868) as a castle town and an important...
  • Travel Okazaki Castle

    Okazaki Castle (岡崎城 Okazaki-jō) is located in Okazaki City in Aichi Prefecture. It is famous for being the birthplace of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the...
  • Travel Nagoya Castle

    Nagoya Castle (名古屋城 Nagoya-jō) was built by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1609-14 on the site of a smaller castle taken over and renamed by Oda Nobunaga’s...
  • Travel Inuyama Castle

    Inuyama Castle (犬山城 Inuyama-jō) is located in the city of Inuyama north of Nagoya and is considered to be one of the oldest castles in Japan and...
  • Travel Nagoya Travel Guide

    Nagoya (名古屋市), Japan’s fourth-largest city, is the capital of Aichi Prefecture, located in central Honshū on Ise Bay, as well as the political...
  • Travel Aichi Prefecture

    Aichi Prefecture (愛知県) is located in central Honshū and borders the prefectures of Gifu and Nagano prefectures to the north, Shizuoka Prefecture...
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