Nagoya is the 4th largest city in Japan, which locates in Chunbu area, the center of Honshu island. Unlike other cities of Japan with fast speed in terms of development, this city shows itself as an elegant and ancient city.
– Nagoya castle : the symbol of Nagoya which was constructed in 1612, in the beginning of Edo area – one of the three branches of Tokugawa family, Owari branch. The castle was restored in 1959 due to the destruction in the World War II with the modern museum inside about the history of this castle. Surround the castle are many parks which always become the popular destinations during Hanami festival.
– Atsuta temple : must-see place when visiting Nagoya. The temple is a holy shrine where preserves Kusanagi sword – one of the three treasure of Japanese royal. There are nearly 70 festivals that are organized annually in the temple with many visitors every year. It also preserves 4400 national treasures that symbolize for 2000 historical years of the temple.
– Tokoname pottery manuel village : where the tourists can experience one of the traditional handicraft of Japanese and buy some unique souvenirs for friends or families.
– Toyota car museum : Nagoya is not only an ancient city but also is a heart of industry of Japan. This museum will show the tourists the creativity of Japanese and the development of Toyota company by time.
– Tokugawa art museum : where exhibits treasures of Tokugawa family including samurai armor and swords, tea utensils, noh masks, costumes, poems, scrolls and maps.