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Aichi

Home to Nagoya and local powerhouse Toyota

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Toyohashi's Tezutsu Hanabi

Toyohashi's Tezutsu Hanabi

Chris Glenn

Toyohashi's hand held Tezutsu fireworks are believed to have originated as a form of battlefield and inter castle communic..

Toyohashi Baseball Field Sep 14th - Sep 15th 3 ¥1,500

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Saucisses Hot Dogs

Saucisses Hot Dogs

Chris Glenn

Nagoya's best hot dogs and potato fry? Saucisses, one of the city's best loved fast food outlets, wins hands down!

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Will Miss 'the b' so Badly

Will Miss 'the b' so Badly

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the b is undoubtedly one of the finest mid-market hotel brands in Nagoya. If you plan to travel around Aichi Prefecture and pa..

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One Day in Nagoya

One Day in Nagoya

Vicky Amin

A guide to the history and cuisine of central Japan, within easy reach from Nagoya Railway station.

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About Aichi

Okinawa Nagasaki Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Kagoshima Miyazaki Oita Ehime Kochi Tokushima Kagawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima Okayama Tottori Shimane Hyogo Kyoto Osaka Wakayama Nara Shiga Mie Fukui Ishikawa Toyama Gifu Aichi Nagano Shizuoka Niigata Yamanashi Kanagawa Tokyo Saitama Gunma Tochigi Chiba Ibaraki Fukushima Miyagi Yamagata Iwate Akita Aomori Hokkaido
Region Chubu
Island Honshu
Capital Nagoya
Population 7,410,719
Area 5,172.40 sq. km

Look no further than Aichi Prefecture (愛知県, Aichi-ken) 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, the unique Meiji Mura, and Legoland Japan. Don’t forget to try their miso-flavored dishes, Aichi’s local delicacy!

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