Private Tour - Visit Atsuta Jingu and Japan's largest castle, Nagoyajo!

Nagoya Castle is a popular site, but for history lovers, we also recommend Atsuta Jingu. About 5 mins by train from Nagoya station, Atsuta Jingu is located in a vast precinct away from the city. Its history goes back to 1900 years. It is a historical Jingu made from Japanese myth and legend of the Emperor’s family. Next is Nagoya Castle of the Owari Tokugawa family with over 400 years of history and the Tokugawa Art Museum. See the gorgeous interiors, national treasures, and important cultural assets.
It is necessary to travel by bus and train, so you should be with a guide! Whether it’s your first visit to Japan or not, it is a highly recommended plan with Japanese history and culture.
* Duration: 6 to 7 hours
* Starts: Nagoya, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Nagoya Castle is a popular site, but for history lovers, we also recommend Atsuta Jingu. About 5 mins by train from Nagoya station, Atsuta Jingu is located in a vast precinct away from the city. Its history goes back to 1900 years. It is a historical Jingu made from Japanese myth and legend of the Emperor’s family. Next is Nagoya Castle of the Owari Tokugawa family with over 400 years of history and the Tokugawa Art Museum. See the gorgeous interiors, national treasures, and important cultural assets.
It is necessary to travel by bus and train, so you should be with a guide! Whether it’s your first visit to Japan or not, it is a highly recommended plan with Japanese history and culture.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Atsuta Jingu Shrine, 1-1-1 Jingu, Atsuta-Ku, Nagoya 456-8585 Aichi Prefecture

One of the high-end shrines in Japan. There are many power spots in the precinct area. Feel surrounded by nature as the trees tower over and religious air flows.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shirotori Garden, 2-5 Atsutanishimachi, Atsuta-Ku, Nagoya 456-0036 Aichi Prefecture

The largest Japanese garden in the Chubu area. A quiet and relaxing space. Enjoy the 4 seasons of Japan as you gaze into the atmosphere

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Atsuta Horaiken Main Restaurant, 503 Gōdochō, Atsuta Ward, Nagoya, Aichi 456-0043, Japan

Let’s try a Nagoya specialty, hitsumabushi (one of Nagoya’s rice dishes, kabayaki (broiled) eel with rice). Atsuta Horaiken is where the hitsumabushi originated and owns the trademark of hitsumabushi.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nagoya Castle, 1-1 Honmaru, Naka, Nagoya 460-0031 Aichi Prefecture

Nagoya’s number one tourist destination is famous for its gold shachihoko. You can find about 400 years of history here and also learn about samurai. Feel the wealth of the Tokugawa family who reigned over the Edo period from the luxurious interior design.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Tokugawa Art Museum, 1017 Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya 461-0023 Aichi Prefecture

A museum that exhibits the treasures of feudal tools owned by the lord of Nagoya Castle and Owari Tokugawa family. Over 10,000 national treasures and important cultural assets are stored. Assets range from tools such as swords used by warriors in the war, tea ceremony and Noh. It is a treasured place where you can admire the Japanese culture!

Duration: 50 minutes