Hot Hit Summer Scenes In Aichi

Hot Hit Summer Scenes In Aichi

Aichi’s spectacular summer line up of events and festivals is enough to make anyone hot under the collar. Enjoy a range of traditional and sub-culture events, including the 1,300 year old cormorant fishing, see Sumo action, dance action, and so much more!

Inuyama-CityKisogawa Ukai

Cormorants on the Kiso, Traditional Cormorant Fishing

Witness special daytime exhibitions of the fascinating traditional fishing technique called Ukai, using tethered cormorants to scoop up the fish and return them to their masters in long, flat-bottomed boats. ※Reservations required http://ml.inuyama.gr.jp/en/must-see-sight-en/2051

Inuyama Castle

Inuyama Castle is the oldest remaining of just 5 castle keeps designated as National Treasures. The Warring States period structure displays graceful, elegant curves and traditional architecture that belies its harsh, military background. A must see on your trip through Japan!

Inuyama Castle

Nagoya-CityNagoya Grand Sumo Tournament

Traditions, Culture, Action and Excitement, See Sumo At Its Best!

There’s traditional action and excitement aplenty when the annual Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament comes to town for two weeks of wrestling every July! See the Big Men battle it out in the ring in this ancient sport. Action starts with the lower ranked divisions around 8:30am, and day climaxes with the top ranked wrestlers around 6pm.

Nagoya Castle

A symbol of Nagoya City, Nagoya Castle was built in 1610 by Tokugawa Ieyasu. It was one of the largest, best-designed castles in Japan. The impressive keep has the greatest floor-space of any Japanese castle. The partially opened, traditionally rebuilt gorgeous Honmaru Palace is a must see!

Nagoya Castle

Nagoya-CityWorld Cosplay Summit

Cosplay, Japan’s latest Sub-Culture Export

Japan’s Anime, Manga and PC game culture has spread world-wide, and so has the phenomenon called Cosplay, where fans dress as their favorite characters. Join in the fun at the Osu Shopping district’s annual Cosplay Parade, and The World Cosplay Championships at Oasis 21!

Osu Kannon Temple

Nagoya’s Osu Kannon Temple is a popular, exciting and photogenic temple. Host to a twice-monthly antiques fair, it is surrounded by rows of shopping arcades selling electrical to fashion and everything in between. Dedicated to Kannon, the Goddess of mercy and compassion, a wooden statue carved by the Buddhist saint, Kobo Daishi, is enshrined in the main hall.

Osu Kannon Temple

Nishio-CityNippon Domannaka Festival

Enjoy The Sights and Sounds Of Japan’s Biggest Dance Festival!

This Guinness Book recording holding dance festival, the Nippon Domanaka Matsuri, welcomes some 1.8 million visitors during the three day August event. Enjoy the sights and sounds of this colorful, lively festival in the city center, where everyone is welcome to take part!

Oasis 21

Oasis 21’s futuristic landmark, Spaceship Aqua, is a glass and steel pipe structure holding a shallow pool containing 15 tonnes of water. Below it are many restaurants, café’s, specialty and fashion stores and event space. Lit up at night, Oasis 21 is a stunning sight!

Oasis 21

Toyohashi-CityFire Festival

Goodness Gracious Great Balls Of Fire!

See rows of traditional hand-held fireworks, and the brave men who make and fire them off, sending shafts of hissing, sparking fire high up into the summer night sky, before exploding in a great ball of fire and smoke. An exciting, audio and visual spectacular accompanied by Japanese drumming performances.

Yoshida Castle

Explore the historical ruins of Yoshida Castle, immortalized in the classic woodblock prints depicting the Tokaido highway.

Yoshida Castle

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