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The Road Through Aichi and Nagoya's Heartland
In the City of Nagoya, "history and industrial culture" stands out.
Let's stay overnight and fully enjoy the city!
Nagoya City is the center of politics, economy and culture in the Chubu region and is a city of international industry and culture founded on a history and tradition of 400 years. Highlights include, Nagoya Castle with two glittering golden "Shachihoko" (dolphins) on its roof, Tokugawa Art Museum exhibiting a range of "Daimyo" furniture and equipment of the Owari Tokugawa family and historical points of interest such as Atsuta Shrine. Hisaya Odori Park on the 100 meter-wide street was constructed based on the city's recovery plan after World War II and is now attracting attention as a good sample for disaster prevention, large scale underground shopping malls in the Nagoya Station area and the Sakae area. Furthermore,the Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium aims to conserve rare marine species and shows the mystery of life using the most advanced technology. The Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology demonstrates technical evolution from hand tools to the latest high technological machines.Thus, Nagoya has many diversified attractions as a city of tourism. As it is located close to the center of Japan, traffic access is very convenient with the Shinkansen (bullet-train), express highways and airlines. It is also very suitable for conventions as there are many halls and exhibition facilities readily available.