Guided tour

Nagoya: Endoji Food tour and Japanese Lantern Making

Nagoya: Endoji Food tour and Japanese Lantern Making

From US$ 178.88 per person

Journey to Endoji, Nagoya’s oldest shopping street, and make your own traditional lantern. Afterwards, try local specialties such as korokke and tamago sandwiches while you wander the covered street and discover its unique history.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Make your own Japanese lantern
  • Try delicious local specialities
  • Meet the people of the area
  • Learn about the history of Japanese crafts
Full description
Enjoy making your own Japanese lantern, meet the locals of Nagoya's oldest shopping street, and try some favorite local dishes on this unique walking tour. Meet your guide on a traditional covered shopping street, called a "shotengai." Discover Endoji Temple on your first stop before heading over to your lantern-making class. Learn about traditional Japanese crafts and make your own lantern with the help of a professional craftsman. Take your amazing creation home with you. Wander Endoji shopping street and sample local street food. Meet locals and get a glimpse of their everyday lives as you make your way along the street.
  • Professional guide
  • 3 little snacks from Endoji shopping street
  • Lantern making experience
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Shopping
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Nagonoya Cafe & Hostel is located inside Endoji Shotengai Shopping Arcade, only 15 minuted walk from Nagoya station. Your guide will be waiting for you holding welcome board with your name. You can get there by 5 minutes walk from exit 8 of Marunouchi station on Tsurumai Line (blue), OR 5 minutes walk from exit 6 of Kokusai Centre station on Sakura Dori Line (red), direct from Nagoya station (1 stop), OR 15 min walk from Nagoya station by underground shopping mall Unimall to Kokusai station. Exit 6.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Participants using wheelchairs and those who have trouble walking must participate with a companion
  • Special menus for those with dietary restrictions are not available
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
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