(50mins) and Tokyo (1h40mins).
Also, the airport serves as a gateway for tours to the "Chubu area".
With a population of over 7,400,000, it is the largest prefecture of the Tokai area.
The area is renowned for its companies in the motoring business, including the Head Quarters of the world famous Toyota Motor Corporation.

The Nagoya area is the cultural hotspot of the Aichi prefecture. In and around Sakae, business is thriving with many shops and boutiques for fashion, food, etc….
As the symbol of the Aichi prefecture, the Nagoya castle draws over 1500,000 visitors every year, making it the most famous tourist attraction of the area.
The Aichi prefecture is also famous for having produced many historically important warlords from the Sengoku era such as Tokugawa Ieyasu, Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi.
On Hatsumoude visitors from all over Japan crowd to the Atuta Shrine.
There are also many family friendly attractions such as the Port of Nagoya public aquarium and the Higashiyama zoo.
As for local cuisine, the Kishimen, the Tebasaki, the Miso Katsu and the Hitsumabushi stand out.

[Nagoya Omotenashi Bushotai]

Nagoya Omotenashi Bushotai based in Nagoya Castle
6 army generals and 4 Jingasa soldiers treat tourists.
They act as real historical figures and it is as they are inviting to
history picture roll of 400 years ago.
Now, their performance is famous over the country.
Moreover, their stage to act is the world. Come to their home ground,
Nagoya Castle!!

[English Introduction page]

Timeline of Aichi

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