AICHI PREFECTURE

Aichi Prefecture is located in Chubu Region on the island of Honshu. The capital of Aichi Prefecture is Nagoya. Aichi Prefecture is famous for being the home of Toyota Company.

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AICHI PREFECTURES

Aichi Prefecture

Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture is in Chubu Region on the island of Honshu. The capital of Aichi Prefecture is Nagoya. Aichi Prefecture is famous for being the home of Toyota Company. In addition to the ma...

AICHI PREFECTURE CAPITAL

Nagoya

Nagoya
Nagoya is in Aichi Prefecture, in the Chubu region of Honshu, the main island in Japan. The hub of the Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya is Japan's fourth-largest city. The focal points of this spraw...

AICHI WARDS

Naka

Naka
Naka is one of the 16 wards of Nagoya. Naka covers the central part of Nagoya and thus covers many of the main attractions in Nagoya including Nagoya Castle and Nagoya TV Tower....

AICHI CASTLES

Ina Castle
Ina Castle was a Japanese Castle in the Kozakai area of Toyokawa City Aichi Prefecture. Honda Sadatada ordered the construction of Ina Castle around 1440. Ina Castle was afforded natural p...

Inuyama Castle
Inuyama Castle is a Japanese Castle, in the city of Inuyama Aichi Prefecture, near Nagoya.Inuyama Castle is thought to be the oldest Japanese Castle with the original castle starting constru...

Iwasaki Castle
Iwasaki Castle is a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Nisshin Aichi Prefecture. Oda Nobuhide ordered the construction of Iwasaki Castle in the early 16th century, but lost it in battle to Ma...

Kiyosu Castle
Kiyosu Castle is a Japanese Castle in Kiyosu Aichi Prefecture. Shiba Yoshishige ordered the construction of Kiyosu Castle in 1394 and it was completed in 1427. Kiyosu Castle was a support ca...

Komakiyama Castle
Komakiyama Castle is a hilltop style Japanese Castle on Mt Komaki in Aichi Prefecture. Oda Nobunaga ordered the construction of Komakiyama Castle which was completed in 1563. Komakiyama Cast...

Nagashino Castle
Nagashino Castle was a flatland style Japanese Castle in what is now Shinshiro Aichi Prefecture. Imagawa Ujichika ordered the construction of Nagashino Castle in 1508 for the protection of h...

Nagoya Castle

Nagoya Castle
Nagoya Castle is a flat land sytle Japanese Castle with a massive inner moat and wall in the city of Nagoya. Nagoya Castle is particularly famous as it Tokugawa Ieyasu who ordered the constr...

Nirengi Castle
Nirengi Castle was a Japanese Castle in what is now Toyohashi Aichi Prefecture. Toda Munemitsu ordered the construction of Nirengi Castle in 1493 as a forward base to be used against Tame Ma...

Nishikawa Castle
Nishikawa Castle was a Japanese Castle in what is now Toyohashi Aichi Prefecture. Saigo Kiyokazu ordered the construction of Nishikawa Castle around the 1530's to provide support to Wachigay...

Noda Castle
Noda Castle was a Japanese Castle in what is now Shinshiro Aichi Prefecture. Suganuma Sadanori constructed a fort on the site in 1508, which was lost in battle to the Imagawa clan in 1560. S...

Okazaki Castle
Okazaki Castle is a Japanese Castle in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture. Okazaki Castle was demolished in during the Meiji Restoration (1874). A modern reconstruction of donjon was built in 1959....

Tahara Castle
Tahara Castle (also known as Hako Castle) was a Japanese Castle in Tahara Aichi Prefecture. Munemitsu Toda constructed Tahara Castle in 1480. Today the Tahara Municipal Museum is on the site...

Yoshida Castle
Yoshida Castle (also known as Imahashi Castle and Toyohashi Castle) is a flatland style Japanese Castle in Toyohashi Aichi Prefecture. Makino Kohaku ordered the construction of Yoshida Castl...

AICHI LANDMARKS

Nagoya Lucent Tower

Nagoya Lucent Tower
With its unique design, Nagoya Lucent Tower is a complex of office space & restaurants. Nagoya is Japan's third largest city with the central city focused around the massive Nagoya Stati...

Nagoya Midland Square

Nagoya Midland Square
Nagoya Midland Square is a complex of office space, restaurants, shops, cinemas and the Sky Promenade Observation Deck on the 46th floor. Nagoya Midland Square building is the tallest buildi...

Spiral Towers

Spiral Towers
Spiral Towers is a complex of office space and restaurants. It is one of the outstanding pieces of architecture in Nagoya. Nagoya is Japan's third largest city with the central city focused ...

AICHI OBSERVATION DECK or LOOKOUT

Nagoya Port Building Observation Deck

Nagoya Port Building Observation Deck
Nagoya Port Building Observation Deck, in the redeveloped Nagoya Port area, has an observation deck at 53 meters high, which provides great views of the Nagoya Port and ocean....

Nagoya TV Tower
Nagoya TV Tower is the oldest TV tower in Japan, and was completed in 1954. Nagoya TV Tower is 180 metres high, and has two observation decks...

Sky Promenade Observation Deck

Sky Promenade Observation Deck
Sky Promenade Observation Deck is the observation deck on the 46 floor of the Nagoya Midland Square building, which is the tallest building in Nagoya and 5th in Japan (as of January 2014). T...

AICHI SHRINES

Atsuta Shrine

Atsuta Shrine
Atsuta Shrine (Nagoya) is a particularly important Shinto Shrine with over 4,000 relics and National Treasures. Atsuta Shrine attracts over 9 million visitors a year...

AICHI MUSEUMS and ART GALLERIES

Fuji Antarctic Museum

Fuji Antarctic Museum
Fuji Antarctic Museum, in the redeveloped Nagoya Port area, is focused around the icebreaker "FUJI". The FUJI was a primary observation ship in Japan's exploration of the Antarctic and worke...

Nagoya Maritime Museum

Nagoya Maritime Museum
Nagoya Maritime Museum, in the redeveloped Nagoya Port area, exhibits the histories of maritime commerce and ships of Nagoya....

AICHI GARDENS and PARKS

Okazaki Park
Okazaki Park, in the city of Okazaki Aichi Prefecture, is famous for its cherry blossom and is considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots. Okazaki Park also features the reconstr...

Tsuruma Park
Tsuruma Park, in Nagoya is most famous for its cherry blossom and considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots....

Yamazaki River
Yamazaki River in Mizuho ward Nagoya is famous for the cherry blossom along its banks and is considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots....

AICHI AQUARIUM

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Nagoyako

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Nagoyako
Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium - Nagoyako in the redeveloped Nagoya Port area. Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium features marine life from Japan to Antarctica in 5 different zones and you can s...

AICHI RIVERS

Gojo River
Gojo River in Iwakura Aichi Prefecture, is famous for its cherry blossom and considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots....

AICHI AMUSEMENT PARKS

Nagoya Port Sea Train Land

Nagoya Port Sea Train Land
Nagoya Port Sea Train Land, in the redeveloped Nagoya Port area, does not have a thrilling roller coaster which you expect in Japan. It is a rather small and relaxing amusement park where y...

AICHI SPORTING VENUES

Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium

Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium is used not for sports events but for concerts, Sumo, and other events. Nagoya is Japan's third largest city with the central city focused around the massive Nago...

AICHI AIRPORTS

Chubu Centrair International Airport
Chubu Centrair International Airport, (IATA: NGO, ICAO: RJGG), also known as Central Japan International Airport, is the international airport servicing Nagoya and the surrounding area....

AICHI TRAIN STATIONS

JR Nagoya Station

JR Nagoya Station
Nagoya Station is the world's largest train station. Nagoya Station is the central focus of the city of Nagoya....

AICHI PORTS and FERRY TERMINALS

Nagoya Port

Nagoya Port
Nagoya Port is a redeveloped water front area in Nagoya, which features some great attractions, many which feature some outstanding architecture. You can buy a pass for 2,400 yen for the fo...

AICHI SHOPPING

JETTY

JETTY
JETTY is a three story shopping complex in the Nagoya Port area....

Matsuzakaya Department Store Nagoya Main
Matsuzakaya Department Store Nagoya Main is one of the Matsuzakaya Department Stores, a major Japanese department store with headquarters in Nagoya. Established in 1611, Matsuzakaya Departme...

Matsuzakaya Department Store Nagoya North
Matsuzakaya Department Store Nagoya North is one of the Matsuzakaya Department Stores, a major Japanese department store with headquarters in Nagoya. Established in 1611, Matsuzakaya Departm...

Matsuzakaya Department Store Nagoya South
Matsuzakaya Department Store Nagoya South is one of the Matsuzakaya Department Stores, a major Japanese department store with headquarters in Nagoya. Established in 1611, Matsuzakaya Departm...

Mitsukoshi Department Store Nagoya
Mitsukoshi Department Store Nagoya is part of an international department store chain founded in 1673 with the yago (shop name) Echigoya. The Mitsukoshi Department Store chain has its headqu...

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