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Admire luxury cars, explore historic sites, enjoy a massage overlooking the city or shop for some of Japan’s biggest brands in this bustling metropolis.

Japan’s fourth-largest city, Nagoya, is sophisticated and modern, yet steeped in history. Today, the city is home to almost 3 million residents and attracts visitors for its shopping, luxury hotels and fascinating historical sites.

Visit Nagoya Castle to see the historic heart of the city. Damaged by fire during World War II, the castle has been meticulously restored and is one of the city’s most popular attractions.

Visit Nagoya in spring and be met by bursts of color as cherry blossoms begin to bloom. Bring a picnic to one of Nagoya’s parks and join in the traditional Japanese pastime of hanami, where crowds gather to enjoy the day beneath the flowers. Heiwa Park is one of the most famous places for hanami.

The modern center of Nagoya resides above Nagoya Station, the city’s main train station and the largest railroad complex in the world. The JR Central Towers above the station are home to some of the best shopping in town, as well as luxury hotels and two viewing decks, complete with bars and day spa facilities.

Enjoy a day in the outskirts of Nagoya. Catch the train to the nearby Toyota Automobile Museum to see classic car models from one of the biggest manufacturers in Japan, as well as luxury European and American cars.

Pay your respects at one of the most sacred sites in Japan, the Atsuta Shrine, a 15-minute train ride from Nagoya Station. Surrounded by woodland, this is a great place to unwind after a day in the city.

Sample Nagoya’s famous cuisine and try a plate of hitsumabushi (grilled eel). Served in a wooden bowl with broth and rice, the dish is an authentic dining experience.

Nagoya is located in central Japan. Fly into Nagoya International Airport or arrive by high-speed train, which takes 35 minutes from Kyoto or 1 hour 20 minutes from Tokyo. When you step out Nagoya Station, you’ll be in the city center, right beneath JR Central Towers.

Where to stay in Nagoya

Top Hotels in Nagoya

Nagoya Sakae Tokyu REI Hotel
Nagoya Sakae Tokyu REI Hotel
3 out of 5
3-1-8 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi-ken
The price is ¥3,478 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in Naka Ward, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chubu Electric Power Science Museum, Osu, and Nagoya City Science Museum. Oasis 21 and Nagoya ...

4.1/5Very Good! (635 reviews)

"It was good. All the amenities were in place, clean and cozy had good rest"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Nagoya Sakae Tokyu REI Hotel
Meitetsu Grand Hotel
Meitetsu Grand Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Meieki 1-2-4, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi-ken
The price is ¥5,815 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in Nakamura, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers and Nagoya Station Tourist Information Center. Osu and Nagoya City Science ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,115 reviews)

"Close to the train station as well as dining areas. Room is a bit old fashioned but convenient location."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Meitetsu Grand Hotel
Hilton Nagoya
Hilton Nagoya
4 out of 5
1-3-3 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi-ken
The price is ¥8,579 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Located in Naka Ward, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chubu Electric Power Science Museum, Osu, and Nagoya City Science Museum. Nagoya Station ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)

"Good , everything was polite and clean , only selection of bfast menu was so limited"…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Hilton Nagoya
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Nagoya

Sakurahonmachi 105 apartment
Sakurahonmachi 105 apartment
3 out of 5
2-chome-10 Motosakuradacho, Minami-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
The price is ¥3,757 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15

Located in Minami Ward, this apartment building is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Nagoya Rainbow Hall and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Atsuta Jingu Shrine. Nippon Gaishi Hall ...

Sakurahonmachi 105 apartment
Vacation Rent Kanayama
Vacation Rent Kanayama
3 out of 5
2-6-20 Iseyama Naka, Nagoya, Aichi

Located in Naka Ward, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of NTK Hall and Osu. Nagoya Congress Center and Tsuruma Park are also within 2 mi (3 km). ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"設施非常棒!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Vacation Rent Kanayama
Osu apartment (801, 803, 1002)
Osu apartment (801, 803, 1002)
3 out of 5
1-32-12 Osu, Naka, To-Be, Nagoya, Aichi
The price is ¥3,683 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in Naka Ward, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Osu and Nagoya City Science Museum. Nagoya Station Tourist Information Center and ...

Osu apartment (801, 803, 1002)
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Nagoya

4.4

Top Destination

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Mar 12, 2020

Nagoya had a lot of entertainment options, as well as shopping and dining.

5/5 - Excellent

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Feb 12, 2020

Good food nice people

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 12, 2020

It’s a very safe and friendly city.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 29, 2020

Devote at least one day to go around on the Me-guru sightseeing bus. Use a translator app as most Nagoyans cannot speak much English.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jan 7, 2020

Great little city. Quieter and slower that Tokyo but over the festive period and how busy everything is, Nagoya was a welcomed pause.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Dec 29, 2019

Different from Tokyo and Kyoto. Struggling for sightseeing business but deep in unification process in Japanese history and her economic growth.

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