- Nagoya is knowing as the Samurai City, home to many of the most famous of samurai, in particular, the Three Unifiers.
- You will participate in a metal working experience that is renowned in this area.
- Learn how to make and decorate your own Japanese folding fan.
- Explore the local food scene and retro area.
- You will have the opportunity to ride a bullet train!
Fantastic hotel stay in a lifestyle hotel that prides itself on showing the best of Nagoya and Aichi culture, food and crafts. Visit the amazing castle area in Nagoya and the inspiring Tokugawa Museum.
Enjoy a sake pairing dinner and Participate in a Metal working experience that is famous in this area.
Learn to make and decorate your own Japanese folding fan and have time to explore the local food scene a bit on your own too with recommendations from our local experts or join your guide at a beloved Izakaya / Pub.
These days, Nagoya is full of interesting attractions for visitors. Crisscrossed with ultra-modern highways and beautiful modern edifices, this central Japanese city also boasts cultural icons and local hands on things to see, taste, touch, try and make!
Uncover the city through its history, food and arts.
We will spend two nights and 2.5 days in this amazing city and be show around by locals who love their area!
Who This Experience Is Good For
Anyone who is interested in connecting with Japanese history and culture through an immersive weekend program.
Some dietary restrictions may be difficult but please let us know and we will do our best.
Nikko Style Nagoya.
We feel that the place you should be a part of the story and an experience itself.
We choose to work with the amazing team at Nikko Style Nagoya and you can read about why we love this hotel here:
Meet Our Local Host
Sae was born in Nagoya, Japan and has studied in New Zealand and Canada, working as a makeup artist, beauty advisor and English tutor. She is genuinely passionate about sharing her love for Japanese culture, beauty and ultimately, unforgettable fun memories with her guests. You can read more about her here:
14:00 Meetup and Departure from Osaka
15:00 check in at Nikko Style and enjoy a welcome drink and orientation of the hotel and the surrounding area
18:00 Sake pairing dinner with local food in an historic location
20:30 Free time or relax back at the hotel (recommendations)
7:00-9:00 breakfast at the hotel
Optional walk around the near by early morning market. (no extra fees)
10:00 Departure to Nagoya Castle area, and Tokugawa Museum
13:00 Local Lunch
15:00 - 17:00 Sensu folding fan making experience
19:00 Dinner on your own with recommendations OR go with our guide for a local izakaya experience (if guided dinner please chip in 2500 yen for food and drinks set)
7-9am Breakfast at the hotel
10:00 check out of hotel and store bags,
departure for tour of local retro area and
11:00 Traditional temple metal working experience
(with Lunch and snacks)
Late afternoon Return to hotel to get your bags and head to Nagoya station
18:00-19:00 arrival back in Osaka.
- 2 Breakfasts
- 2 Lunches
- 1 Sake Pairing Dinner
- Entrance fees
- Experience fees ( 2 workshops)
- Tour Guides throughout including private leader guide Expert Artisans
- Shinkansen and any local transportation
What’s Not Included
- Additional food and drinks. Shopping money
- Gratuities for guide or artisans
Know Before You Go
We will do a good bit of walking.
We need to know about dietary restrictions 5 days prior for making arrangements.
You will be able to bring home your own fan, and metal-working piece ( if you like to have time to create– please consider in advance for your fan, any designs or ideas you might like to incorporate. Otherwise of course deciding on the day is fine)
Minimum Needed: 4 people
Maximum Capacity: 8 people
Booking Deadline: 10 days before start date
Weather Dependent: No - this is a rain-or-shine tour
Difficulty Level: Easy
Special Clothing Required: Please dress warmly and comfortably
Special Dietary Restrictions: Please let us know any DR in advance and we can check what might be available.
Extra Cash: Yes
Ground Transportation: Yes included
Additional Information: N/A
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.