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Nagoya – This City Is Fast Becoming My Favourite One In Japan!

Japan’s fourth biggest city is one that is often forgotten about by tourists and Japanese residents alike. It’s rarely anything more than just passing through or a quick stop to see the castle but in the last few years I … Continue reading

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3 Unique Temples You Must Visit In Nagoya

The likes of Osu Kannon, Nittaiji, Koshoji and Banshoji may be the more famous and popular temples of Nagoya but they didn’t really hold any interest for me. As per usual I was interested to locate some unique and slightly quirky … Continue reading

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Less Than 24 Hours In Nagoya……Again!!

At the end of my ‘Sightseeing In Nagoya‘ post in January last year I vowed that I would return with my wife next time. 17 months later and I was back in Nagoya but yet again she was not with … Continue reading

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A Giant Maneki-Neko Watches Over This Japanese City

The maneki-neko is a Japanese figurine often seen in or at the entrance of shops, restaurants, pachinko parlours, and other such businesses with the idea that it’s believed to bring good luck to the owner. They are often fairly small and usually made … Continue reading

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On The Fox Trail……At Toyokawa Inari (Aichi)

After the slight disappointment of the Inari shrine centres in Osaka I was a little bit more apprehensive about visiting Toyokawa Inari whilst in Nagoya on a whistle-stop tour of the area. Discovering the night before that it was actually … Continue reading

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Sightseeing In Nagoya

The city of Nagoya is one that my wife and I have wanted to visit for many years now but we never seem to quite get as far as booking anything as there always seems to be a better option. That … Continue reading

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Dining Out In Nagoya

Despite having been told about the delicacies of Nagoya many times in the past, I couldn’t really remember what any of them were as I made my way to Nagoya via the cheaper three hour local train ride from Osaka. … Continue reading

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