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Nagoya Highlight Tour (Nagoya Castle, Sakae, Osu Kannon)

6 hours
up to 20 people
English ( Professional ), Japanese ( Native )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

If you are FIRST TIME in Nagoya, I recommend Nagoya Highlight Tour!In this tour, you can explore the best selections of Nagoya spots with friendly local guide!! We will visit Nagoya Castle, Oasis 21, Sakae, Osu kannon, and also you can enjoy Nagoya local unique food! (The itinerary is customizable!)


Feel free to personalize this offer with Moka.

  • Nagoya Castle - Explore 400years ago samurai residence, Hommaru Palace
  • Sakae Oasis 21 - Beautiful view for TV tower, called Spaceship-Aqua
  • Nagoya Unique Food - Choose from various kinds of Nagoya restaurants
  • Sakae Shopping Area - Explore modern city area with local!
  • Osu Kannon Arcade - Explore old street & visit shrine and temple

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What to Expect

You can enjoy the best selections of Nagoya spots with friendly local guide Moka!!
I can arrange the itinerary flexibly for your requests. Please feel free to ask!

●Tour Schedule (flexible)

9:15 Meet at Golden clock in Nagoya station

10:00~ Explore Nagoya Castle
-Historical symbol of Nagoya, you can enjoy exploring residence of lord, Hommaru Palace.
(※The main castle tower is closed now.)

11:30~ Oasis 21 Sakae
-Famous photospot called Spaceship-Aqua, it is a bus terminal that you can see TV tower

12:00~ Lunch time: Nagoya food in Sakae
-You can choose from various Nagoya unique restaurants : Misokatsu, Miso noodle, big shrimp fry etc.

13:00~ Sakae shopping
-Walking though modern city. You can explore modern city area with local!

14:00~ Osu Kannon shopping
-Old shopping street, eating local food and visit temple and shrine

15:00~15:30 Send off to your hotel or convenience place

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Departure & Return

Depart From Nagoya, Aichi
Starting time 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point 9:15 Golden clock at Nagoya station
Ending Point your convenience place

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

You need to pay yours and guide's expences. (About ¥5000 /each)
⚫Rough estimate below
Transportation fee : ¥2000 /each
Entrance fee : ¥500 /each
Food fee : ¥2500 /each


Please ask me the availability of the date (several days would be nice) BEFORE booking --- I need to check the nursery for my baby before confirm your tour.

The main tower of Nagoya castle is now under construction. But you can still explore Hommaru Palace which is for samurai residence. And enjoy seeing the view of main castle, so it is worth to visit there.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the kids cost for this tour?

Under 12 years old is free.
Over 12 year old counts as the one adult.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 15 )
5.0 (15) Reviews
Very Good
Jayesh Jayesh United States ( Couple )
5 days ago

“ Nagoya castle and Nagoya city half day tour with local tour guide Moka ”

My wife and myself had a wonderful time on half day tour at Nagoya castle and Nagoya city with Moka. I decided to select Moka as our tour guide after reading Moka's professional profile. Moka arrived at Nagoya airport and waited for our arrival and she picked us up at the arrival area of Nagoya airport, she is very punctual on time. We visited Nagoya castle and Nagoya city center with Moka and her driver Yoko for almost three hours and we loved their company. Moka speaks very good English and she explained us history about Nagoya castle and about Japanese culture in detail. We were very impressed with her. Her friendly nature, her generosity and her hospitality was absolutely marvelous. Moka has a great personality and sense of humor. For fellow travelers, looking for private local guide i... read more


Thank you very much for your sweet review, Jayesh!! It was a short tour but we could everything we wanted! Thanks to you, it was great time for me and so much fun, too! Hope we can meet somewhere again and please keep in touch!! Arigatou. Moka

Maria Carmencita Maria Philippines ( Couple )
2 weeks ago

“ Happy day with Moka ”

Moka is a very cheerful and accommodating person. She always has a ready smile and chuckle for you. The guided tour was well planned yet not so hurried. The pace was just right yet we finished our itinerary on time. Thank you Moka for introducing your wonderful city.


Thank you for your sweet review!! I am glad you liked my tour!! I also enjoyed guiding with you because your husband always joke around! lol Thank you for sharing wonderful time and please enjoy and have a safe trip!! Arigatou! Moka

Veli Veli Finland
1 month ago

“ Intense Day of Nagoya/Japan Culture and History ”

We had one day to get grasp of Nagoya and it's History. Decided to seek a Guide through Internet and found Triplelights with good Recommendations. Found Moka's Profile most Interesting and did book the Tour to Nagoya Castle. Toyota Museum, Japanese Lunch and some Shopping. Moka is the Real Professional, excellent Organizer and Communicator having fantastic Knowledge. I sincerely recommend this most kindest Person to guide you!


Thank you very much for your sweet review!! I am glad you felt that way! It was fun time for me and learned many things from you two. I will let you know for sure when I am going to Finland again!! Arigatou very much!!

Dominique Dominique South Africa ( Couple )
2 months ago

“ Nagoya Tour ”

Saw all the main sights with Moka in Nagoya. Had such a lovely time visiting the Shrines, Castle, Temple as well as the shopping street. Lunch was delicious too. A wonderful and fun day spent with Moka.


Thank you for the wonderful review, Dominique!! It is great that you liked my tour and Nagoya! It was a lovely time for me, too! Please have fun in Japan more few days and have a safe flight to South Africa! Arigatou!! Moka

Elisabeth Elisabeth United Kingdom ( Friends )
2 months ago

“ Ardderchog ”

Lovely young lady.Very helpfull.Diolch.


Thank you for the review, Elisabeth!! Please enjoy the rest of your travel in Japan!! Arigatou. Moka

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