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Experience Japanese history and culture at sacred Atsuta Jingu, Japan’s 2nd most venerated Shinto shrine, and see the ancient forest, and the protective wall built by war-lord Oda Nobunaga in thanks for his victory at Okehazama. Visit the splendid Buddhist temple of Kasadera Kannon before following the Tokaido to the old textiles towns Arimatsu and Narumi, and try your hand at the traditional tie-dying techniques.
Enjoy a fascinating tour of two of Japan’s leading product manufacturers. See the humble beginnings of the Toyota Group as a textiles manufacturer at the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, and the origins and works of prestigious fine china tableware manufacturer, Noritake.
Visit one of two major kiln areas of Aichi, Seto City, with 1,000 years of pottery, stoneware, and ceramics history and culture. Pottery and chinaware from Seto became so famous that even now, all kiln fired items and ceramics are known as “Seto-yaki,” or “Seto-mono." See it, and experience it for yourself.
Become close to the spirit of the Shogun. See Okazaki Castle, and the Ieyasu and Mikawa Bushi Museum. Find out the food of the samurai, and see how it is still made in the traditional way. See both the Temple and the shrine of the Tokugawa clan on this fascinating course.
Visit the Takeshima Aquariums weird and wonderful residents, discover literary culture, and the sacred Takeshima Island. Catch the superb views from lofty Mt Sangane.
See the Toyokawa Inari temple and shrine complex, and ride the trams of Toyohashi. Explore Yoshida Castle, and see the last of the historical inns reserved for high ranking samurai.
See Tokoname, one of the “Six Ancient Pottery Kiln Towns” up close. Walk the narrow, charm filled backstreets of the ancient pottery town, along the famous Dokan Zaka path lined with walls of earthenware pipes and bottles. See Maneki-Neko street, featuring hundreds of beckoning cat figures, the giant mascot cat, Tokonyan, and take a look inside Japan’s largest climbing kiln.
Take a day trip to seaside Gamagori and check out the great amusement park, shopping, dining and leisure spot, Laguna Ten Bosch. Relax in the Miya Onsen Hot Springs, before picking and eating your own fruit at the Gamagori Orange Park, and visit the underwater world of Takeshima Aquarium.
A great cycling course recommended for the spring and summer months around beautiful, picturesque Cape Irago on the Atsumi Peninsula
Discover Aichi’s fine ceramics and pottery history and culture and shop ‘till you drop in this One Day course around the airport area!
Enjoy the sights and experiences available on the Chita Peninsula, Try Aichi’s gourmet prawn crackers, and pick your own fresh fruit at Joyful Farm Unoike. Relax overnight at the hot springs of Minami Chita Onsen, before visiting Noma Lighthouse, a shrine to love and the enjoyable Minami Chita Beach Land amusement park and aquarium complex.
See some history, and see some greenery in one of Japan’s largest cities, vibrant Nagoya City.
See the heart and soul of Nagoya City in this enjoyable one day tour of Nagoya's central areas. Sightsee, shop, live and learn in this easy to navigate city.
See and experience Japanese culture, history and hospitality on this 2 day, one night visit to the castle town of Inuyama, and enjoy some of its more famous locations!
Sanko Inari Shrine Inuyama Castle Inuyama Castle Town/ Shirotomachi Museum (Inuyama Artifacts Museum) Urakuen Japanese garden / National Treasure teahouse Jo-an Inuyama Onsen Hot Spring The Museum Meiji-Mura
Fresh sea air, fresh sea food, and amazing art to see on the Art Island, Sakushima, just off the Aichi Coast in calm, clear Mikawa Bay.