Many of Nagoya’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance of Handa, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Okazaki Castle and the ever-popular Port of Nagoya Aquarium. Two other recommended attractions that are located nearby Handa are Atsuta Shrine and the Nagoya Congress Center.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet of the Nagoya-Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
If you are looking for family fun, head to the children’s attractions. Enjoy a unique wildlife experience at the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Garden.
When it’s time escape the city, head to the nearby green spaces. Admire the trees and flowers, throw a frisbee, or just soak up the sunshine at Higashiyama Park and Tsurumai Park.
Those who are into sports can spend an afternoon cheering on the Toyota Verblitz rugby union team and the Nagoya Grampus soccer team at Toyota Stadium, the city’s sporting heart and soul. When the full-time hooter blows, follow local fans to the nearby pubs and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Grand Court Nagoya, the Comfort Hotel Central International Airport, Tokoname, and the popular Hotel Kiyoshi Nagoya.