Nagoya is one of the big cities in Japan. Nagoya is located in Aichi-ken. There are many places that you can visit if you come to Nagoya.
First is Nagoya’s landmark, Nagoya Castle or also known as Nagoya-jou. ‘Jou’ means castle. Here you can see the traditional construction technique and historical build of the castle. Nagoya Castle is one of the spots for hanami where you can see the beautiful pink cherry blossoms. You can enter the castle from 9 am until 4.30 pm. The fees to enter Nagoya-jou is only 500yen.
If you want to go shopping, you can go to Osu Shopping Street where you can find all the things you need at affordable prices. There is one duty free shop at Osu. If you are a tourist and want to get exempted from paying the taxes at this duty free shop, you must show your passport but with conditions that you must purchase 10000yen and above. Osu is also the place for various matsuri or festivals. For Muslim tourist, you can find halal kebab shops in Osu. For example, Mega Kebab. There are 3 branches of Mega Kebab only in Osu. There is also 100 yen shop Seria in Osu.
But, if you are looking for branded things here, you can go to Sakae. Sakae is the heaven for branded things in Nagoya. There are many branded shops in Sakae. For example, Adidas, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and many other branded shops. Here in Sakae, you can also find ferris wheel at Sunshine Sakae building. This ferris wheel offer a romantic surrounding that is perfect for couples.
Another place that you can visit in Nagoya is Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium. Here, you can see various kind of sea animals including dolphins and white whales. This Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium is one of the largest aquarium in Japan. You can also see a lot of animals’ shows here. The most famous show is the dolphin show. You can see the talent of these adorable dolphin in this show. This aquarium is definitely the must visited place for the animals’ lover.
Nagoya may not as busy as Tokyo or Osaka, but it is also one of the tourist attractions in Japan since many places that can be visited here. If you come to Nagoya, I hope you will enjoy yourself in these places.