If traveling in the areas around Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka, you may consider a day trip or several nights in the city of Nagoya Japan’s fourth most populous city. What fun and enriching surprises does Nagoya have to offer?
During the Edo Period (1603 to 1867 C.E.), Nagoya originated as a castle town known as Owari. Much of the historic architecture, however, was destroyed during the bombing raids of World War II. Today, it is a city of boundless technology, including the Toyota Motor Corporation headquarters just outside the city limits.