Nagoya Dome

Opened in March 1997, Nagoya Dome is a multi-purpose event space that can hold over 40,000 people. It is used as a venue for professional baseball games, concerts, and other large-scale events. The “Dome Tour,” a one-hour, behind-the-scenes tour of another side of Nagoya Dome that cannot be seen when events are staged is particularly popular.

Nagashima Spa Land

With the largest-scale spa facilities in Japan, Nagashima Spa Land is the largest amusement and leisure park in the Tokai region. Along with its many other attractions, the park opens a huge salt-water pool in summer, which the whole family can enjoy. There is also a popular shopping mall in the park.

Laguna Gamagori

Fronting the picturesque Mikawa Bay, Laguna Gamagori is a marine resort complex offering a wide array of entertainment, dining, and shopping attractions sure to delight all visitors who love the sea. The complex includes the theme park Lagunasia, which is based on an Ocean Silk Road theme, the Festival Market, where visitors can enjoy dining and shopping, and the Laguna Marina, the largest marina in the Chubu region.

Minami Chita Beachland

This is a 100,000 square meter seashore park complex that is made up of three zones, the Aquarium Zone, the Amusement Zone, and the Seaside Zone. In the Aquarium Zone, there are several marine shows and play-with-animal events and, in the Amusement Zone, a thrilling SL coaster and other rides and amusements.

Suzuka Circuit

This is an amusement park centering around its internationally known race car track, where a Formula One grand prix race is held each year. Visitors can enjoy the thrilling rides and other attractions on the grounds and then relax at a natural hot springs spa there.

Japan Monkey Park

A leisure complex, the Japan Monkey Park consists of the World Monkey Centre Zoo, which is the world’s largest zoo for monkeys of all kinds, and the Amusement Park, which has an array of rides, from screaming machines to family-type rides. The zoo, which houses only monkeys, is the home for some 1,000 monkeys of 100 species from around the world and features rare primates like gorillas and proboscis monkeys.

Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Opened in 1937, the Higashiyama Zoo is one of the leading zoos in Japan. Mainly holding mammals the zoo has over 20,000 animals of 600 species. The botanical gardens are famous for their tropical plants, and visitors can also enjoy the seasonal flowers in the gardens outside. The amusement park in the north end is the largest amusement park in Nagoya City, with several large-scale attractions including a huge Ferris wheel.

Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

The Aquarium has two buildings, the North Building and the South Building. The theme of the South Building is “A Journey to the Antarctic,” and numerous examples of marine life from five oceans are introduced in the building’s tanks and displays. The North Building is centered on the theme of “A Long Journey of 3.5 Billion Years,” and it has one of the largest aquariums in the world. Attached to the Aquarium is also Japan’s only research facility for breeding sea turtles.