Best Things To Do in Nagoya, Japan

Whether you're visiting Nagoya for a few days or are a localite, Nagoya is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Nagoya. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Nagoya. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Nagoya. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Nagoya keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Nagoya listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Nagoya

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Nagoya that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 985 itineraries
    Nagoya Castle

    Tags: Park, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: 1-1 Honmaru, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0031, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Built in 1612 by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu as the stronghold of the Owari branch of the Tokugawa Dynasty, this was one of the largest castles in the country. The castle's prestige was such that the town ...Read more

  2. #2 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 777 itineraries
    Atsuta Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site, Landmark

    Address: 1 Chome-1-1 Jingu, Atsuta Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 456-8585, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Spiritually, this is one of Shinto religion's most important shrines. As such, this is one the most important attractions of Nagoya, and is visited by almost 9 million people annually. It's the Shrine...Read more

  3. #3 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    Toyota Commemorative Museum Of Industry And Technology

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: 4-1- 45 Noritakeshinmachi, Nishi Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 451-0051, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Toyota is Japan's largest car manufacturer. This is not the automobile museum. For the company, it's actually a history museum. Housed in the original brick building of the former Toyoda textile facto...Read more

  4. #4 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 509 itineraries
    Port Of Nagoya Public Aquarium

    Tags: Aquarium

    Address: 1-3 Minatomachi, Minato Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 455-0033, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Built in 1992, this public aquarium is one of Japan's better ones. It has two major exhibits. The north building is dedicated to cetaceans - killer and Beluga whales, dolphins, porpoises and such. It ...Read more

  5. #5 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 889 itineraries
    Osu Shopping Street

    Tags: Entertainment, Shopping Center, Streets

    Address: District Osu 3-28-25, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0011, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Religion, entertainment, commerce and culture are all colorfully expressed in this sprawling and thriving shopping district. Founded 400 years ago, the nine streets of 1200 shops are close to the reve...Read more

  6. #6 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 385 itineraries
    Scmaglev And Railway Park

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: 3 Chome-2-2 Kinjofuto, Minato Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 455-0848, Japan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    If you are train geek, this could easily be your favorite museum ever. Where to start? First, there are the 39 retired train carriages that you can climb into and underneath. These range from ancient ...Read more

  7. #7 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 512 itineraries
    Nagoya City Science Museum

    Tags: Museum, Planetarium , Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: 2 Chome-17-1 Sakae, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0008, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    It's hard to miss the museum - the giant silver globe that houses the world's largest planetarium is rather prominent. The planetarium shows, which happen six times a day, are the main attraction of t...Read more

  8. #8 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 168 itineraries
    Higashiyama Zoo And Botanical Gardens

    Tags: Zoo, Botanical Garden, Restaurant, Tower

    Address: 3-70 Higashiyama Motomachi, Chikusa Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 464-0804, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:50 pm Details

    They managed to pack a lot of highlights into what is now one of Asia's largest attractions at 60 hectares. First there is a zoo which has a hundred and twenty-five species of animals. In addition to ...Read more

  9. #9 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 188 itineraries
    Tokugawa Art Museum And Garden

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Garden, Specialty Museum

    Address: 1017 Tokugawacho, Higashi Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 461-0023, Japan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Tokugawa Dynasty, descended from the first Shogun Tokugawa, is one of Japan's most historically influential families. It also used to be one of the wealthiest. This Museum and garden was commissio...Read more

  10. #10 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 642 itineraries
    Oasis 21

    Tags: Garden, Restaurant, Entertainment, Mall

    Address: 1-11-1 Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    They call this striking-looking building a modern facility, but at its heart it is just a mall. The most famous feature is the roof - a large oval structure made of glass and filled with water with th...Read more

  11. #11 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 605 itineraries
    Osu Kannon

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Japan, 〒460-0011 Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya, Naka Ward, Osu, 2 Chome−21−47

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The temple worships the Goddess of Mercy. Completed in the 14th century, it was moved to its current location in the 17th, by the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. The Shinpukuji Library below the temple contai...Read more

  12. #12 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 430 itineraries
    Tsuruma Park

    Tags: Library, Park, Fountain, Nature

    Address: 1 Chome Tsurumai, Showa Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Though simply ornamented, this park manages to be beautiful. For one, the name itself is quite pleasant - it means 'the place where water runs.' It has an Eastern side and western side. The western si...Read more

  13. #13 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 296 itineraries
    Hisaya Odori Park

    Tags: Park, Fountain, Nature

    Address: 3 Chome Sakae, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0008, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Rather than one park, this is a series of little parks that run down a boulevard, that together act as a Central Park for the downtown area. The parks run from north to south for about two kilometers....Read more

  14. #14 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 238 itineraries
    Midland Square

    Tags: View Point, Restaurant, Entertainment, Mall

    Address: Midland Square 450-0002 Nagoya City, Nakamura Ward, Meieki

    Timings: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Nagoya's tallest building (at 247 meters) multitasks well - shopping complex of about 60 brand stores, a cinema, a couple of car showrooms, and the country's highest open air observation deck (the Sky...Read more

  15. #15 of 207 Things To Do in Nagoya
    - Used in 370 itineraries
    Meijo Park

    Tags: Park, Nature, Windmill

    Address: 1 Chome Meijo, Kita Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 462-0846, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    There are other, more popular parks in the city, but for those who love Nagoya, nothing beats this park. Created in 1931, this serene public space is easily the most charming place in the city. The Na...Read more

Activities And Tours

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