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Cars, Looms, and Robots at the Toyota Museum

When we think of Japan and industry, one of the first images that comes to mind is that of a clean and efficient robot assembly line. We love to think of Japan as a heavily modernized country that has been producing things like this for many years, but this was not always the case. Visitors…

Visit Historic Nagoya Castle!

When traveling through Japan, it’s a common method to take the Shinkansen train west of Tokyo and visit major cities like Kyoto and Hiroshima. One of the largest Japanese cities, Nagoya, lies between Kyoto and Tokyo. This historical city was once one of the most important cities in Japan, as it served as a waypoint…

Top 5 Places to Check Out In and Around Nagoya University

Nagoya University is one of the seven national universities in Japan and is very famous for its rich legacy, various Nobel Laureates, and research-intensive courses. The campus is huge and is spread in different parts of Nagoya City. It houses various restaurants, cafes, and museums that can be any tourist’s delight. Here are the top…

Have an Entire Day of LEGO Fun at the Soon-To-Open LEGOLAND Japan!

LEGOLAND Japan, the most awaited attraction for children, is going to open this coming April 1, 2017 in Nagoya (名古屋). Its specially designed train has already started its service on the Nagoya Rinkai Rapid Transit’s Aonami Line (名古屋臨海高速鉄道あおなみ線) since March 27, 2017. The theme park is a place where you can find a full day…

Enter Totoro’s World in Nagoya’s Moricoro Park

Many who venture to Japan will, of course, visit the Ghibli museum in Tokyo. For any fan, it truly is a magical place that allows you to enter the world of Ghibli like never before. However, this is not the only place in Japan to get that Ghibli fix you so desperately crave. If you…

Pay a Visit to Nagoya’s Fashion Icon, the Gigantic Mannequin Nana-chan!

At the mention of Nagoya, what comes to your mind? There is much that the city has to offer depending on your interests and preferences. If you are into historical sights, look no further than Nagoya Castle (名古屋城). To know more about the automobile industry and its history, how about visiting the Toyota Commemorative Museum…

Visit This New Cafe in Nagoya For Some Owl Loving

If you’re an animal lover or if you are still waiting for your letter from Hogwarts, you have likely wanted to hold an owl. Fortunately, in Japan, this is possible! Japan is known for its wide array of animal cafes, and recently owl cafes have been gaining popularity. While owl cafes have existed in Tokyo…

Stroll Through the Beautiful Nature of the Edo Era at Tokugawa-en in Nagoya!

Tokugawaen or Tokugawa Garden is a Japanese garden highlighted with a beautiful pond at the center. It is characterized by an amazing view clearly representing the style of major daimyo gardens of the Edo Period. It is a greenery paradise which people can enjoy in a place filled with beautiful flowers of different seasons. It…

Delve Deep into the History of Japan’s Classic Automobiles at the Toyota Industrial Museum!

For those of you interested in delving deeper into the history of the Japanese automobile manufacturing industry, Nagoya has the perfect opportunity. The Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology is actually presenting systematic information on various textile machinery which has helped drive (excuse the pun) the automobile engineering in Japanese cars for decades. It…