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Restaurants For Every Budget in Nagoya

Nagoyan food is characterized by its liberal use of Nagoyan food is characterised by akamiso, a miso paste traditionally produced in the surrounding Aichi Prefecture. While miso features in many Japanese dishes, this dark brown variety possesses an intense savoury, salty taste. Dishes featuring akamiso include miso katsu pork cutlet served with sauce and Nagoyan-style miso nikomi udon noodles in a hot pot. Still, international cuisines or foods for other parts of Japan can also be found!
3-6-18 Osu, Nakaku, Nagoya 460-0011, Aichi Prefecture‬‬‬
The queues that regularly form outside the chain’s main restaurant are a testament to just how popular this quintessential Nagoya dish is.
1-31 Nishinocho, Atsuta Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Aikyou manages to combine refined and subtle tastes with a very lively and welcoming atmosphere.
1-2-1 Meieki, Nakamura Ward, Meitetsu Hyakkaten Honten 9F‬‬‬ 450-0002
Maruya’s mix of sophisticated dining and simple traditional meals has seen it grow in popularity in recent years.

Shopping Destinations in Nagoya

From upmarket department stores among Nakamura's skyscrapers to the traditional Osu Arcade, Nagoya has shopping that suits every budget. The city is famous for its indigo-coloured arimatsu tie-dyes; these are produced traditionally and made into clothing and accessories sold at Nagoya’s high-end malls. Other popular souvenirs include items featuring the kinshachi golden dolphins which adorn Nagoya Castle and uiro, a Nagoyan steamed cake.
Takashimaya Department Store, JR Central Towers
Oasis 21 Mall
Mozo Wonder City

Sightseeing In Nagoya

Although Nagoya's historic traditional attractions are mostly gone, the city compensates with its parks and museums. Nagoya’s vehicle-manufacturing heritage is evident, with many of its tourist attractions focused on cars. Still, for those more interested in traditional Japanese culture, dozens of temples survived the bombing, and the reconstruction of the Hommaru Palace section of Nagoya Castle offers a fascinating insight into Feudal Japan.
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Nagoya Castle

Nagoya Castle has a long and complicated history, Tokugawa Ieyasu ordered the construction of the castle in 1610, as Nagoya was a vital strategic location, located between Kyoto and the de facto capital Edo (Tokyo).

Great Places To Stay in Nagoya

Nagoya offers a huge range of accommodation options for visitors, from cosy Japanese-style bed and breakfasts to international five-star hotels and luxury serviced apartments. Hotels close to the city’s main rail hubs, Nagoya Station and Kanayama Station, allow fast and easy access to Tokyo or the Kansai region, whereas accommodation in the central districts of Sakae or Osu is more convenient for those wishing to explore the city on foot.
1 Chome-1-1 Kanayamacho, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0023
The ANA Crowne Plaza boasts some of the most convenient accessibility in all of Nagoya, as it is mere minutes away from Kanayama station.
−4-60−7, Hiraike, Nakamura Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 453-0872
Being one of the newest luxury hotels in Nagoya City, Strings opened in January 2016. Since then, it has already made an excellent reputation for itself for its modernity and impressiveness.
460-0003 Nagoya Naka Ward Nishiki 2-11-32
Hotel Trusty offers a wide variety of rooms, from simple yet spacious singles to an extravagant Executive Suite. They also have rooms designed for wheelchair users, so everyone can enjoy a comfortable night’s stay.

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