The Port of Nagoya, located in Ise Bay, is the largest and busiest trading port in Japan, accounting for about 10% of the total trade value of Japan. Notably, this port is the largest exporter of cars in Japan and where the Toyota Motor Corporation exports most of its cars. It has piers in Nagoya, Tōkai, Aichi, Chita, Aichi, Yatomi, Aichi, and Tobishima, Aichi.Its mascots are Potan and Mitan.According to Japanese media sources, Kodo-kai, a Yakuza faction in the Yamaguchi-gumi group, earns large revenues by controlling the stevedoring and warehousing companies at the port.Notable sitesThe port draws tourists from the Chūkyō Metropolitan Area as one of its primary tourist attractions. The main attraction is the port's famous Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium. Nearby is also an amusement park and the now-retired Antarctic survey ship Fuji which moors at the Port of Nagoya as a museum of the South Pole and its journeys there.The Isewangan Expressway includes three impressive bridges, collectively known as the Meikō Triton, which span the port.Make Nagoya Port Building part of your personalized Nagoya itinerary using our Nagoya sightseeing app.
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For 700 yen, you can buy a ticket that allows access (no re-entries) to the observation deck on the 7th floor, the Maritime Museum on the 3rd floor, and the Fuji Icebreaker, an Arctic Exploration... more »
We visited the Nagoya Port building, Fuji antartic ship and the observation deck all for around Y700 per adult - good value for a 2-3 hour visit. The ship complete with supply helicopter is... more »
A great view of the harbor area, and a very reasonable price.
The view was fantastic and there's a place where you can wear a seaman uniform and pretend you're driving a ship. There are a lot of 3D activities to try as well, like driving a ship and lifting containers in a port.
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