Aichi Prefecture

Chubu region

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About Aichi
Region:Chubu
Island:Honshu
Capital:Nagoya
Population:7,410,719
Area:5,172.40 sq. km

Look no further than Aichi Prefecture as the perfect example of Japan’s perfectly balanced fusion of old and new.

One one hand, the prefecture is abundant with history; the first shogun of Japan, Minamoto Yoritomo, and the “Big 3” warlords of Japanese history - Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu - were all born in Aichi. Furthermore, Aichi has by far more temples (roughly 4,650) than any other Japanese prefecture. On the other hand, Aichi is also the industrial capital of Japan, being the home to many major companies, most notably Toyota.

Popular tourist destinations include the prefectural capital of Nagoya and its castle, the Toyota Automobile Museum, and the unique Meiji Mura, while a Legoland is scheduled to open in 2017. Don’t forget to try their miso-flavored dishes, Aichi’s local delicacy!

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Cycling Course at Moricoro Park

A great and cheap way to enjoy Moricoro Park

Satsuki and Mei's House

Visit the house from 'My Neighbour Totoro' in real life

Toyota Plant Tour

Visit a real assembly line of the famous car company

Toyota Kaikan Museum

A modern and interactive museum near Nagoya

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Cycling Course at Moricoro Park

A great and cheap way to enjoy Moricoro Park

The fall leaves look great!

Satsuki and Mei's House

Visit the house from 'My Neighbour Totoro' in real life

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Nagoya City Science Museum

Spectacular museum with fun exhibits for everyone

Nice place to visit.

Toyota Kaikan Museum

A modern and interactive museum near Nagoya

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