Extending from the Sea of Japan on the west to the Pacific Ocean on the east, the Chubu region encompasses natural areas of breathtaking natural beauty and Japan's third largest city: Nagoya. From the rugged mountains of the Japanese Alps to the panoramic shores of Shizuoka, the iconic figure of Mt. Fuji, makes an apparition in almost every landscape.

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Latest Articles from Chubu Region

Exciting Autumn Festivals Across Japan

With relief from the summer heat, there are plenty of cool autumn festivals across Japan to celebrate the season.

The Charm of Gifu and Aichi – a Journey of Rediscovery

The Chubu Region in Japan, home to Gifu and Aichi Prefecture, is filled with World Heritage Sites and traditional cuisine, including matcha.

Persevering Town of Takaoka Eagerly Prepares for Future Visitors

Takaoka, Niigata invites travelers in Japan to explore its old-fashioned streets and witness astonishing fireworks.
Uplifting Sensations from the Mt. Fuji Area

Fuji-Q: Uplifting Sensations from the Mt. Fuji Area

Experience hair-raising thrills at the Fuji-Q Highland, while camping around Japan's beautiful Mt. Fuji.