The places where you are free from mundan concerns
Are you a bit tired of general sightseeing tour? Then, Atsuta Shrine and Shirotori Garden will surely refresh your mind.
The first spot is Atsuta Shrine, which has a 1900-year-long history and is one of the three most important shrines in Japan and the second important one after Ise Shrine in Mie Prefecture.
Let's experience the spiritual atmosphere in the huge wooded grounds. Japanese daily life is much associated with visiting shrines. Let's find out how.
Then, about 10 minutes walk, I will bring you to a fascinating world of a Japanese garden. Although Shirotori Garden does not have a long history, it was designed so carefully and faithfully to show us every features and elements of a traditional Japanese garden.
Let's enjoy a moment of peace. Even 600 colorful koi fish (carp) will be awating you.
9:00 Meeting at the hotel lobby
9:30 Arriving at Atsuta Shrine and visit
10:30 Leaving for Shirotori Garden and then, visit
12:00 End of the tour.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 3 hours
Please note that Shirotori Garden is closed on Monday and the next day of the Japanese holidays.
If you go for a tour in Nagoya only on Monday, please let me know.
Public transport and some walking.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
3500 YEN - One day subway ticket 740 yen
Entrance fee to Shirotori Garden 500 yen
2000 yen or more for lunch, snacks, drinks and so on.
I don't drive during the guided tours.