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Nagoya Discovery Day Tour (with private car and local guide)

Discover the delights of Nagoya in this private day tour with a chartered car and English speaking local guide.


Explore the highlights of Nagoya on this private tour that showcases Nagoya's rich history as one of Japan's major cities since medieval times, as well as its modern development as an industrial hub. This tour begins at 9:00 and concludes at 16:00, offering convenient pickups from the cruise port or hotels within Nagoya.

Your guide will help you delve into Nagoya's fascinating history and immerse yourself in its vibrant culture as you explore renowned landmarks and indulge in the local delicacies that Nagoya has to offer.

This tour caters to travelers arriving on large cruise ships in Nagoya, as well as travellers who are staying in the city to check out other attractions like Legoland or the new Ghibli themepark.

358111108_1060968511543042_596059677256437156_n.jpg① Nagoya Castle / Honmaru Palace (9:30-11:00)
Nagoya Castle's Honmaru Palace is a must-see attraction that transports you back in time to Japan's feudal era. The palace is a magnificent structure that showcases the grandeur and architectural brilliance of the samurai period. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by opulent rooms adorned with intricate gold leaf designs and traditional motifs. Marvel at the breathtakingly beautiful sliding doors and delicate woodwork that reflect the craftsmanship of the past. Explore the historical exhibits and learn about the castle's significance in Japanese history.

7da3520fc655bb3eb84108545e3b5dc08a81a8e3.jpg② Lunch Time (11:30-12:30)
Indulge in Nagoya's local cuisine at the restaurant, where you can savor the flavors of traditional dishes unique to the region.

Toyota.jpg③ Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology (12:50-14:30)
The Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology offers a captivating journey through the history of Toyota, one of Japan's most renowned automobile manufacturers. Delve into the origins of this iconic brand, tracing its roots from the textile machinery business founded by Sakichi Toyoda to the cutting-edge automotive innovations of today. Explore the exhibits showcasing the evolution of Toyota's vehicles, highlighting breakthrough technologies and sustainable practices, and immerse yourself in interactive displays, where you can learn about the manufacturing processes that have made Toyota a global leader in the automotive industry.

Noritake.jpg④ Noritake Garden (14:40-15:30)
Noritake Garden showcases the exquisite craftsmanship and artistic beauty of Noritake ceramics. Explore the enchanting world of porcelain as you stroll through lush gardens and discover the rich history of this renowned brand. Admire the stunning displays of intricately designed ceramics, from delicate tableware to stunning art pieces. You can immerse yourself in the interactive workshops and try your hand at painting your own porcelain masterpiece. There is also a cafe at the Garden which offers tea with a serene ambiance and panoramic views.


・Get around Nagoya with ease with your private chartered car and English speaking guide
・Learn about the city of Nagoya, its history and modern life as you explore the Nagoya Castle
・Try local foods unique to Nagoya
・Visit the cutting-edge Toyota museum and see how this major company evolved through interesting, interactive displays
・Experience painting porcelain, or simply admire the experts at the Noritake Garden

  Price ¥120,000 / group
  Duration 7 hours
  Hours of availability

Pick up time: 9:00
Drop off time: 16:00


・English guide

・Private car



・Entrance fees

・Pick up & drop off



・Food & drinks

  Participants 2-7

Meeting Point

Nagoya cruise port or the hotel in Nagoya city

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