With just 24 hours in Nagoya, you might be wondering how to best spend your time in the city. One day in Nagoya may not seem like long, especially when exploring one of the most underappreciated gems of Japan, but you’ll be surprised by how much you can fit in. Nagoya is home to modern and contemporary art galleries, great spots to try new foods, and peaceful landscapes. Music dominates my life so I love heading to Nagoya’s jam sessions, experiencing gigs and the incredible Japanese performance art shows. Japanese culture is really cool and Nagoya is a great place to experience its quirkiness. I’m a big fan of the place; what I love most about this city is that it presents the unknown coupled with the traditional; in its castles, shrines, hikes and cool upcoming arts scene. With a variety of things to do in Nagoya, your Nagoya day trip will be packed with the best of the city. From visiting the majestic Nagoya Castle to tasting your way through the best of traditional Japanese cuisine to soaking up the vibe of a cozy izakaya, enjoy the best of Nagoya during your time exploring the capital.