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

Ultimate Map of Cherry Blossoms in Chubu

Cherry Blossom season is a popular time to travel. The Chubu region has many places to see sakura blooming in mid-April.

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.