The large keep tower topped with two golden shachihoko ornaments is cherished as the symbol of Nagoya Castle. Visitors can enjoy stunning views from the tower's observation floor. Historical materials and wall- and sliding door-paintings that have been designated as important cultural properties are also exhibited at the castle.
【Access】Approx. 20 min. (bus + walking) from the hotel
Atsuta Shrine houses the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi sword, one of the three Sacred Treasures of Japan, and is the second-most revered shrine in Japan after the Ise Grand Shrine.
Despite its location within the metropolis of Nagoya, the shrine offers a mysterious and calming ambience.
【Access】 Approx. 20 min. (train + walking) from the hotel
Featuring a zoo, botanical gardens, an amusement park, a traditional Japanese garden, and the Higashiyama Sky Tower, the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens boasts such a wide range of attractions that it isn't possible to see everything in a single day.
【Access】Approx. 30 min. (train + walking) from the hotel
The Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium houses sea creatures from around the world in exhibits based on their natural habitats. Visitors can enjoy a dynamic dolphin show at the main pool, which is the largest in Japan.
【Access】Approx. 35 min. (train + walking) from the hotel
With its 35m-diameter dome, the museum's planetarium is the world's largest and also boasts the world's best image quality, ensuring visitors can enjoy a fantastic journey through the cosmos.
The museum's shows featuring experiments utilizing low temperatures, air, electricity, chemical reactions, and so on, are popular not only with children but adults as well.
【Access】Approx. 15 min. (train + walking) from the hotel
A traditional Japanese garden built on the site of the Owari-Tokugawa family's former residence, Ozone Shimoyashiki.
The Tokugawa Art Museum, Hosa Library, and other attractions are also located nearby, meaning visitors can experience samurai culture while savoring the garden scenery as it changes through the seasons.
【Access】Approx. 30 min. (bus + walking) from the hotel