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Inuyama Essentials Festival floats, Kimono, Mechanical Doll Performance & Castle

Inuyama Essentials Festival floats, Kimono, Mechanical Doll Performance & Castle

【OUTLINE】 The origins of Aichi region's knowledge in automotive and aircraft industries can be found here in the emblematic streets of Inuyama, where mechanical dolls are still handcrafted by the last Karakuri master of Japan. Have the chance to meet the master in person and enjoy exceptional performance. Wear a traditional kimono to relish the moment at its fullest! Accompanied by our local guide, immerse yourself in the captivating charm of Inuyama, its gorgeous festival floats and the breathtaking view from the ancient castle overlooking the Kiso river. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Fall in love with Inuyama's scenic streets while wearing a gorgeous kimono. ・Meet the very last karakuri doll master, Mr. Tamaya Shobei the 9th. ・Learn about the ancient mechanics that inspired some of Japan's most advanced robotic technologies. ・Witness breathtaking views from the top of Inuyama Castle.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$573.63
Price varies by group size
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$573.63
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour - See the National Treasure Inuyama Castle! Explore history!

Private Tour - See the National Treasure Inuyama Castle! Explore history!

In the past there were over 25,000 castles in Japan. Today there are 12 castles, 5 which are national treasures. In this plan visit National Treasure Inuyama Castle and its castle town, 30 minutes from Nagoya. A river flows behind the castle, and it appearance over a small hill attracts fans from across Japan. The castle's presence today remians from the fiere battlefield during the Warring State period, and attacks by generals. The highlight is not only Inuyama Castle. The highway that prospered as a castle town still remains. You can discover houses and festival atmospheres at the museum and see many other things. Let's discover the Warring State Period and Inuyama Castle.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$98.21
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$98.21
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Visit an Ancient Miso Warehouse and Have a Unique Miso Tasting

Visit an Ancient Miso Warehouse and Have a Unique Miso Tasting

【OUTLINE】 Hatcho Miso is a type of soybean miso with a distinctive strong flavor originated in Hatcho, Okazaki (Aichi Prefecture). In the Edo period, two miso warehouses were built in the village of Hatcho (currently in Hatcho Town, Okazaki City, Aichi Prefecture) about 870 meters west of Okazaki Castle, the place where Ieyasu Tokugawa was born. For this reason, this type of soybean miso began to be called “Hatcho Miso”. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Visit a 400-years-old miso warehouse and discover the fascinating history of the production of Hatcho miso (dark red miso) in Okazaki ・Learn the key to the deliciousness of Hatcho miso, which has been used at a 2-star Michelin restaurant in Paris ・Get familiar with the richness of miso flavors through our exceptional miso tasting. ・Take the opportunity to purchase unique souvenirs made with miso straight out of our miso warehouse ・Enjoy an optional lunch when visiting us in the morning (optional)
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  • 2 hours
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$43.21
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$43.21

Nagoya / Aichi Half-day Private Custom Tour with National Licensed Guide

Nagoya / Aichi Half-day Private Custom Tour with National Licensed Guide

With a National Licensed and Experienced English speaking guide, this tour will allow you to explore Nagoya / Aichi more efficiently in one day. Enjoy a full-day walking tour in Fukuoka accompanied by an experienced guide who shares the modern and traditional sides of the dynamic Japanese ancient city. Begin your day with a morning pickup from your hotel in Nagoya or anywhere else, then visit Nagoya's famous sites including Nagoya Castle, The Atsuta Shrine, The Museum Meiji-mura and Nagoya gourmet and anywhere else as you like. Go in depth with a private guide who customizes your 4 hour tour to your interests. Please let us know what would you like to experience and what time would you like to join the tour and where you stay. We would customize the tour based on your requests!
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.24
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$103.24
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Nagoya / Aichi Full-day Private Custom Tour with National Licensed Guide

Nagoya / Aichi Full-day Private Custom Tour with National Licensed Guide

With a National Licensed and Experienced English speaking guide, this tour will allow you to explore Nagoya / Aichi more efficiently in one day. Enjoy a full-day walking tour in Fukuoka accompanied by an experienced guide who shares the modern and traditional sides of the dynamic Japanese ancient city. Begin your day with a morning pickup from your hotel in Nagoya or anywhere else, then visit Nagoya's famous sites including Nagoya Castle, The Atsuta Shrine, The Museum Meiji-mura and Nagoya gourmet and anywhere else as you like. Go in depth with a private guide who customizes your 6 hour tour to your interests. Please let us know what would you like to experience and what time would you like to join the tour and where you stay. We would customize the tour based on your requests!
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.05
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$129.05
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Private Tour - Must visit spots in Nagoya, see all spots in one day!

Private Tour - Must visit spots in Nagoya, see all spots in one day!

Visit all famous spots in Nagoya in one day! The world-famous TOYOTA originated here. See the spirit of manufacturing in a large museum, as a large factory/exhibition. Visit Japan's largest castle, Nagoya Castle. It is famous for its gold whales. Look at the luxurious Japanese style room shining with gold objects from the time. For lunch, choose your favorite dish from Nagoya's specialties. Take a walk in the elaborate Japanese garden, feel the four seasons of Japan. Take photos in an elegant castle-like building. Finally visit several ways to enjoy Nagoya, visit temples, eating, shopping and game centers. Purchase a one-day bus ticket, your guide will show you around the whole day!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.94
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$112.94
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Private Tour - Visit the Origination of the Japanese Knife & Buy Cutlery!

Private Tour - Visit the Origination of the Japanese Knife & Buy Cutlery!

1.5 hours by bus from Nagoya, it is Sekisihi that provides famous Japanese cutlery. It is also called 1 of the world's 3 generations of cutlery production areas. During the war, many swords were made here. Today, this technique is used and accepted all over the world as a blade that "does not break, bends and cuts well." Although Japanese swords cannot be bought easily, they are highly regarded as works of art from their elaborate craftsmanship. In Seki, you can learn about the Japanese swords, see their beauty, know and learn about them. The best part of the tour is that you can purchase a kitchen knife that suits your needs. If there is a craftsman, you may be able to see a knife sharpening!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$117.85
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$117.85
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Private Tour - Walk around Nagoya! Tour the Western & Japanese style area.

Private Tour - Walk around Nagoya! Tour the Western & Japanese style area.

A tour around luxurious and majestic buildings built in Meiji and Taisho eras, a plan that architecture lovers can enjoy! The magnificent castle-like buildings are secretly popular with the locals as photo spots and are also used assets for various dramas and movies. Enjoy both Western and Japanese style architecture on this tour. There is also a place where both styles are mixed in a room, enjoy the unique beauty of Japanese architecture only to be seen here. This is recommended for anyone interested in architecture, Japanese culture, and photography! It's a shame tourist miss this spot when Nagoya Castle is close by. Want to stroll around Nagoya's local town? Take a tour with otomo!
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$132.58
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$132.58
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Private Tour - Visit Atsuta Jingu and Japan's largest castle, Nagoyajo!

Private Tour - Visit Atsuta Jingu and Japan's largest castle, Nagoyajo!

Nagoya Castle is a popular site, but for history lovers, we also recommend Atsuta Jingu. About 5 mins by train from Nagoya station, Atsuta Jingu is located in a vast precinct away from the city. Its history goes back to 1900 years. It is a historical Jingu made from Japanese myth and legend of the Emperor's family. Next is Nagoya Castle of the Owari Tokugawa family with over 400 years of history and the Tokugawa Art Museum. See the gorgeous interiors, national treasures, and important cultural assets. It is necessary to travel by bus and train, so you should be with a guide! Whether it's your first visit to Japan or not, it is a highly recommended plan with Japanese history and culture.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.03
Price varies by group size
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$108.03
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From Nagoya: Gujo Hachiman & Shirakawago 1-Day Tour with Lunch

From Nagoya: Gujo Hachiman & Shirakawago 1-Day Tour with Lunch

Due to the mountainous nature of Japan's central region, getting around by train is difficult and time-consuming, but by joining this bus tour you can visit both Gujo and Shirakawago in a single day, departing from Nagoya !
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  • 10 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.06
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$106.06
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UNESCO Tour to Shiragawago & Takayama - from Nagoya

UNESCO Tour to Shiragawago & Takayama - from Nagoya

On this tour you'll be transported by coach from Nagoya to see UNESCO world heritage village of Shirakawago and stroll through the historical town of Takayama.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.48
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$83.48
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Daisuki Nagoya Half-Day Drive Cruising City Tour

Daisuki Nagoya Half-Day Drive Cruising City Tour

Drive cruising comfortably to visit four of Nagoya's popular sightseeing spots on this half-day city tour with a driver. This is a great introduction to the city. We specially designed the pick-up time starts from 9 am onwards, not too early not too late to enjoy the city tour. This tour will not require much walking during the whole itinerary. Lastly, we will prepare information for travelers to travel from Sunshine Sakae back to the hotel by train, challenge Subway train! Easy! And you will like it!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.42
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$141.42
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Nagoya Yuzen Dyeing & Kimono Dressing in a Traditional Japanese Restaurant

Nagoya Yuzen Dyeing & Kimono Dressing in a Traditional Japanese Restaurant

【OUTLINE】 Immerse yourself in the fascinating Japanese culture through an unforgettable experience. You will learn the traditional Nagoya’s Yuzen dyeing technique used in the decoration of traditional silk kimono. Moreover, you will go to a luxurious traditional Japanese building and get dressed yourself in an authentic kimono supported by our professional staff. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Learn Nagoya Yuzen dyeing, an ancient technique used in the decoration of traditional silk kimono that has over 300 years of history ・Get inspired by the highly colorful designs and get the feel for this Japanese art form ・Wear an authentic Japanese kimono in traditional building ・Our professional staff will support you carefully when you wear a kimono ・As an option, you can have lunch at a traditional building where you can wear a kimono
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$372.70
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$372.70
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Great Nagoya: Much more than the city center!

Great Nagoya: Much more than the city center!

Although Nagoya is usually overlooked by travelers, there are many interesting activities and sights to enjoy here. Get insider knowledge from a local guide, who will show you corners of the city that you probably wouldn’t have found otherwise. On this tour you’ll see that there is much more to Nagoya than meets the eye, and you can leave feeling pleased that you’ve discovered things that most travelers miss.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$123.08
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$123.08
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Kickstart Your Trip To Nagoya With A Local: Private & Personalized

Kickstart Your Trip To Nagoya With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Nagoya is steeped in ancient history, culture and tradition but is also a modern metropolis of neon lights and a thriving community. With so many things going, you may need a kickstart on this trip. Fear not! With one of our friendly hosts by your side to show you the ropes, you’ll soon find your feet while seeing some of the city's highlights then discover its local spots too. Or you could use the time with your host to get well acquainted with the neighborhood you’re staying in. You'll feel like a local in no time! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.43
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$81.43
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A Half Day In Nagoya With A Local: Private & Personalized

A Half Day In Nagoya With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Half a day in Nagoya, how lucky are you? It might not seem like enough time but trust us, with one of our friendly hosts from the area by your side you can experience its essence. Take in the iconic sights like the Nagoya Castle and the Sky-Boat Ferris wheel, stroll through the Noritake Garden, see the city's vast skyline from atop the Nagoya TV Tower and (over)indulge in Nagoya's authentic and diverse food scene. Hunger pangs quelled, continue your adventure, exploring museums, shopping up a storm or experiencing the thriving cosplay scene. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.58
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$108.58
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Eat Like A Local In Nagoya: Private & Personalized

Eat Like A Local In Nagoya: Private & Personalized

With one of our hosts, an expert foodie, you will eat your way through Nagoya- a city that has its own name for its local food (its "Nagoya meshi" in Japanese FYI). Learn how to eat hitsumabushi (grilled eel on rice) like the locals or munch on a bowl of miso nikomi (udon-style noodles served in miso broth) at an underground mall. Slurp down ramen noodles, nibble snacks at an izakaya or drink sake in historic yokocho (alleyways). Just save space for ramen because Nagoya has developed its own spicier version called "Taiwan ramen." Nom nom nom Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.87
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$143.87
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A Full Day In Nagoya With A Local: Private & Personalized

A Full Day In Nagoya With A Local: Private & Personalized

With a whole day to explore Nagoya, you can get up to so much! Flit between centuries as you stroll through the city with one of our friendly hosts, discovering its famous attractions and hidden gems. Visit the iconic Atsuta Shrine or seek out the ninja demonstrations at Nagoya Castle (we are ninja obsessed). You could also explore the retail district Ōsu where century-old shops are wedged between high-end boutiques and beautiful temples. Nagoya is a city of ancient history and modern innovation and you'll experience the best of both worlds. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.73
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$173.73
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Nagoya Custom Half Day Tour

Nagoya Custom Half Day Tour

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This private and customizable tour for Tokyo is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.03
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$135.03
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Nagoya Custom Full Day Tour

Nagoya Custom Full Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Nagoya is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$237.66
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$237.66
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Nagoya Endoji Food and Cultural Tour

Nagoya Endoji Food and Cultural Tour

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Get to know the flavors and culture of Nagoya with a walking tour. Join a guide to see historic temples and shrines plus small restaurants and specialty shops loved by locals. Visit a kimono shop, taste street foods such as okonomiyaki (a Japanese savory pancake), and sample Japanese sweets.
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  • 2 hours
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$75.54
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$75.54

Guided Half-day Tour(PM) to Toyota Commemorative Museum & SCMAGLEV Railway Park

Guided Half-day Tour(PM) to Toyota Commemorative Museum & SCMAGLEV Railway Park

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Check off two of Nagoya’s most popular attractions in one day: the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, and SCMAGLEV & Railway Park. Whether you’re interested in Japanese design, engineering, and manufacturing, or want an afternoon of family-friendly entertainment, this guided tour is a great way to learn. Discover how the Japanese railway was transformed, from steam locomotives to the Shinkansen (bullet train) and MAGLEV (magnetic speed train).
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  • 5 hours
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$120.87
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$120.87
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Guided Half-day Tour(PM) to Nagoya Castle and Modern Technology at SCMAGLEV

Guided Half-day Tour(PM) to Nagoya Castle and Modern Technology at SCMAGLEV

Learn about craftsmanship and technology during a half-day tour in Nagoya. Visit Honmaru Palace in Nagoya Castle to hear stories about how architecture and engineering have developed over generations. Discover the secrets behind Japanese railways including the famous bullet trains. Travel to the SCMAGLEV Railway Park and explore a museum filled with classic and modern rail cars.
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  • 5 hours
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$115.83
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$115.83
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Guided Half-day Tour(AM) to Nagoya Castle & Tokugawa Museum and Garden

Guided Half-day Tour(AM) to Nagoya Castle & Tokugawa Museum and Garden

Learn about the traditions of Samurai times with a half-day tour in Nagoya. Join a guide for a visit to Nagoya Castle and Tokugawa Garden with its Samurai art museum. Hear stories about the history and architecture of Hommaru Palace as you explore the site. All entrance fees are included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$120.87
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$120.87
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