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Culture and Tradition

Mizukan Museum Cover
Nagoya is full of museums and cultural events, which make the city a perfect destination for Japanese history buffs. Whether you’re already in Japan or still planning your next trip, we have picked some of the best history and culture museums in Nagoya, so you can add them to your bucket list. Get to Know...
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Komedas Coffee Morning Set
If you have ever traveled to Japan, you will probably have noticed that a traditional Japanese breakfast is very different from any other kind of breakfast you have ever had. It consists of foods that in other countries would be considered a full lunch or maybe even dinner. Typically, a traditional Japanese breakfast consists of...
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Shrine in Nagoya
The Japanese have a peculiar relationship to religion. Most people identify as both Shinto and Buddhist, or nothing at all. Still following rituals of either, depending on the occasion. Weddings are often Shinto, burials almost exclusively Buddhist. They also like to sprinkle in Christian holidays for good measure. Because of this very inclusive mindset, anyone...
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Kimono Shopping
Despite Kim Kardashian’s cultural appropriation scandal caused by her underwear line brand, Kimono is still an important aspect of the Japanese Culture and part of the Japanese identity. But, who has not dreamed of being able to wear a kimono in Japan?There are many ways to experience traditional Japanese culture, and we are sure that...
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Tea Ceremony Nagoya
For regular people taking tea is just heating water and putting some tea into a cup. But for Japanese people, this simply isn’t enough.  A higher reason is needed and the simple process of tea in a cup is made rather more complicated by adding ceremony, rules, and a whole procedure to the otherwise simple...
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Oasis 21
You know, most people that come to Japan don’t stop by Nagoya because they have heard from “who knows” that there is nothing interesting to do (even to kill time).  Like almost everything in this world, we assure you that if you don’t see it with your own eyes you won’t believe it. You will...
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