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Kuwana city prospered as post station, castle town, port town of fifty-three stages of the Tokaido (one of the highways maintained in the Edo era.) With water and rich natural environment, there are mountains in the west and north, and Nobi Plains spreads through the east. Also the main lines such as an expressway, a national highway, and a railroad are still centered.
In terms of leisure, jumbo sea water pool and thrill ride of “Nagashima Spaland”, beautiful illumination in winter of “Nabana no Sato”, and the outlet mall of approximately 240 stores which is the biggest in Japan “Jazz Dream Nagashima”are popular among foreign tourists.

In terms of big events, there is Tado Festival in May, fireworks festival in July, and Ishidori Festival in August.

For other tourist spots, there is "Waju Village" to be able to learn about “Rokkaen” which was designed by the British architect, Josiah Conder, "Tado Shrine" of Tado Fetival, and Waju which is the name of the area that had floods.

In addition, there is a lot of delicious food such as a clam and a corbicula, marine products such as the laver, and tomato, a bamboo shoot, a Japanese sweet, the sake which are all benefits from Kiso Three River.

Also please come here as a staging post when you go to Iseshima where has Ise Shrine, Suzuka Circuit, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Nagoya, Hida Takayama, and Tokyo!

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Timeline of Kuwana city

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    Sukiyaki

    Kuwana beef is a well-known delicacy – its superb flavour often being put down to the fine degree to which the meat is marbled. Sukiyaki comes with onions, grilled tofu and shi...

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    Kuwana meal

    Kuwana known as post-town has various kinds of food. We highly recommend all of you to try “Kuwanameshi (Kuwana meal)!” *Flied noodle ~Kuwana style~ is cooked with bamboo sp...

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    Japanese confectionery

    There are a lot of Japanese traditional sweets shops from Edo period in Kuwana city. Edo Shogunate focused on maintaining traffic, and built a station inn along an important ka...

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    Clam

    Clam which are cultivated with rich water of Kiso Three Rivers and Ise Bay is a byword for famous production of Kuwana. Clam of Kuwana has a pattern of the Chinese character fo...

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    Kuwana mochi wheat

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    Shigureni

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    Kuwana Casting

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    Nabana no Sato

    An immense oasis creating a harmony between abundant nature and rich facilities. In the giant gre...

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    Rokkaen

    Rokkaen was completed in 1913 as a mansion for Seiroku Moroto the second who was a businessman an...

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    Tado Taisha Shrine

    It is located in the northernmost tip of Isenokuni. In the past, Tado Shrine looked up to Tado Mo...

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