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Spring surprises in northern Aichi Total Distance:27.4 km Total Time:7 hrs.
Laugh with the locals as you enjoy a sexy spring! A fertility and float festival, big Buddha, quaint castle, and ravishing river in the northern areas of alluring Aichi!

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Tagata Jinja Shrine → (Approx. 5-min. walk)→ Tagatajinja-Mae Station → (15-min train ride with transfer at Inuyama Station) → Inuyama Yuen Station → (12-min. walk) → Inuyama Castle → (12-min. walk) → Inuyama Yuen Station → (10-min. train ride) → Konan Station → (15-min. walk) → Great Hotei Buddha → (12-min. walk) → Hotei Station → (5-min. train ride) → Iwakura Station → (7-min. walk) → Gojo River


Komaki CityTagata Jinja Shrine

Set your targets for Tagata Jinja Shrine!
Tagata Jinja Shrine dates back to over 1,500 years ago and has become famous as the location for the traditional yet astonishing Honen Festival, an annual folk fertility festival featuring a huge symbolic penis! See more >


Inuyama CityInuyama Castle

Experience Japan’s oldest national treasure castle surrounded by cherry blossoms
National Treasure Inuyama Castle is exceptionally beautiful in the spring, surrounded by soft cherry blossoms. It’s even better during the first week of April, when the Inuyama Festival’s huge traditional floats and mechanized karakuri puppets take to the streets of the castle town! A must-see on your trip through Japan! See more >


Konan CityGreat Hotei Buddha

Pay your respects to the grandfatherly Great Hotei Buddha
Visible from the train between Hotei Station and Konan Station on the Meitetsu Inuyama Line, the 18-meter-high Hotei Buddha was erected in 1954 by the successful local moxibustion practitioner, Hidenobu Maeda. The Hotei Buddha is popular with travelers on the train line and with photographers particularly in spring, when the Buddha is surrounded by clouds of pink cherry blossoms. See more >


Iwakura CityGojo River

Gojo River: The go-to spot for cherry blossom viewing
The Gojo River flows through Aichi Prefecture and is ranked among Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots. The Iwakura City leg of the river is one of the many recommended spots to see the best cherry blossoms in Japan. See more >
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