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travel42 Port Guide: Nagoya

Nagoya travel42 Port of Call Guide

Japan's fourth-largest city, Nagoya, located 70 mi/115 km east of Kyoto, was almost completely destroyed during the war, but today it's a bustling place.

Nagoya also is a good base for exploring nearby destinations—including original feudal castles.

To the south is the Ise-Shima National Park and Mikimoto Island, where you can watch pearl diving and shop for pearls. Visit the sacred Isejingu Shrine and equally revered forest it watches over. Be respectful of worshippers and the park itself,...

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