nagoya city skyline at sunset



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Discover Nagoya – a Japanese gem

Nagoya holidays offer a seamless blend of old and new. Witness the picturesque Nagoya castle and traditional palaces alongside futuristic skyscrapers.

Wander past ancient Shinmei-zukuri architecture on your way to modern malls, before dining at Michelin star restaurants that use long-established culinary methods.

Nagoya is a place of discovery, with fascinating landmarks and attractions such as the Tokugawa Art Museum to experience. You’ll be spoilt for choice in this quintessentially Japanese city.

Browse Etihad's Nagoya holiday packages and prepare to discover a wonderful destination.

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Things to do in Nagoya

view of the top of nagoya city hall

Admire world-class exhibits

Holidays in Nagoya are always enriched by the city’s incredible cultural offerings.

The sublime City Hall is an architectural marvel, while a visit to the Tokugawa Art Museum reveals a treasure trove of history.

Here you'll find a collection of more than 10,000 items drawn from Japanese culture, including a range of traditional costumes.

Next to the museum is a stunning garden that was originally laid out in the 17th century.

Where to stay in Nagoya

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Heart of the city 

Many family holidays in Nagoya are spent in the Naka area.

Located in the centre of the city, Naka is close to attractions such as Nagoya Castle and Meijo Park.

There is a huge range of hotels to suit every budget and you’ll also be near to Shiyakusho Station, allowing you to travel in, out and around the city with ease. 

Shopping central

Stay in the Sakae district for fantastic shopping opportunities on a Nagoya city break.

From local stores to international chains, there’s a huge variety of places for you to shop until you drop.

After your retail indulgence, wander through the neighbourhood and enjoy its museums and art galleries. You can end the day with a visit to a top restaurant.  

nagoya osu shopping district
cherry blossom either side of a bridge in nagoya

All you need to know about Nagoya


The local currency in Nagoya is the Japanese Yen. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted and there are plenty of ATMs in the city. 

Languages spoken

The language of Nagoya is Japanese and ‘Nagoya-ben’ is the local dialect. Many people speak basic English and some tourist information is also written in English.

Getting around

Nagoya has a reliable six-line subway system. Gold-coloured Me-guru bus services operate on a one-way loop around some of the main tourist areas.

Public holidays 

You may see public celebrations on certain days of the year, including Children’s Day (May 5) and Culture Day (November 3). 

More about Nagoya

Local cuisine

Nagoya is regarded as one of the best places to eat in Japan.

Take a foodie tour of the city and begin with hitsumabushi, an eel-based dish that’s split into four portions and is one of the region’s specialities.

Be sure to also try kishimen, a rich umami broth with flat noodles that is very popular in Nagoya and the wider Aichi Prefecture.

a bowl of hitsambushi in nagoya
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Why we love Nagoya

“Nagoya is a great place to learn about life in Japan. There is fine food, lots to see and you can be assured of a warm welcome.”

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