Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
Must see Nagoya with a local
City Highlights 8 hours

Must see Nagoya with a local

Feuding lords, real-life ninjas and tie-dying museums.

8 hours

From $53.75  USD per person (based on 8 adults)

  • From $53.75 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 8 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

What you'll do

To see all of Nagoya’s top attractions, you’d need way more than eight hours – but with a local host by your side, you’ll easily check at least 10 of its top spots off your sightseeing list. Take a tranquil stroll through the traditional Shirotori Garden, and join throngs of otaku enthusiasts in Osu, home of the annual World Cosplay Summit (and 700-year-old Osu Kannon Temple). Follow your host through busy central districts, past the iconic TV Tower, trendy boutiques, and the Sky Boat Ferris Wheel – mounted right on the side of Sunshine Sakae Mall! Hungry? Experience authentic Nagoya at a hidden backstreet bar, or in the city’s best-kept secret: the Fushimi underpass, where traditional restaurants serve the most mouthwatering food. 

  • Must see Nagoya with a local
  • Must see Nagoya with a local

Where you’ll go

You’ll whiz through Nagoya’s famous central districts on a whirlwind experience of castles, cosplay, and some very special chicken. Explore colorful streets filled with gaming goods and costume shops in Osu, one of Japan’s major otaku hubs, and crane your neck in the high-rise-lined streets of neighboring neon-lit Sakae. When the fast-paced downtown districts get too crowded, grab a quiet moment in the rooftop garden of ultra-futuristic Oasis 21 mall 10 minutes west. Feast on grilled cochin – Nagoya’s breed of superior, extra-tasty chicken – at an underground izakaya at nearby Fushimi station before ambling a mile north to the iconic Nagoya castle, or strolling through the parks and forests of Atsuta Shrine in the south.

    • Tick off more than 10 of Nagoya’s most iconic attractions, and see the sights a little more off the beaten track.
    • See one of the birthplaces of otaku culture in Osu, home to the annual World Cosplay Summit.
    • Explore ancient shrines, temples, and see the famous Nagoya Castle.
    • Try some of Nagoya’s culinary specialties at a traditional restaurant, like Nagoya cochin and Kuheiji sake.
    • Have a helpful local host on hand to offer tips and recommendations for the rest of your trip.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 8 hours with a host
    • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central locations).
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs (can be arranged at an additional cost)
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

Meet our locals in Nagoya

We will match you to the local host best suited to your requirements specified in our lovely post-booking questionnaire

How it works

  • 1
    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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