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    If you're going to Ghibli Park, the City of Toyota is the place to make your home base!

    A mere 60-or-so minutes from Nagoya by train and only about 70 minutes from Chubu Centrair International Airport, the City of Toyota is the perfect home base for shopping in the city and all your sightseeing needs.
    Plus, it's right next door to Ghibli Park, the theme park devoted to Studio Ghibli—the animation studio known for such popular films as Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro.
    Toyota itself is home to unique adventures and wonderous spots sure to satiate your wanderlust.
    Don't be a stranger and come out for the experiences of a lifetime in the City of Toyota!


    Toyota awaits you!

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    Ghibli Park ⇄ Toyota

    Toyota has you covered for convenience
    with just 30 minutes or so by car
    to Ghibli Park from downtown!

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    Tourism in Toyota

    Tourism in Toyota

    Central Toyota has served as the location for different TV dramas and offers the awe-inspiring architectural beauty of the Toyota Municipal Museum of Art and Toyota Stadium, designed by legendary architect Kisho Kurokawa. As the base of Toyota Motor Corporation, the City of Toyota, or popularly known by its nickname "the City of Automobiles", also contains engaging automobile-related tourism facilities, such as the Toyota Kaikan Museum and Toyota Kuragaike Commemorative Hall. But that's just the beginning to this city's appeal.

    Natural treasures just a hop, skip, and jump from downtown

    Toyota also has seven distinct regions which are home to numerous natural treasures. The Asuke region is home the most famous spot in central Japan for autumn leaves—beautiful Korankei Gorge. Autumn in Toyota's Obara region offers a unique collaboration between fall colors and rare cherry blossoms which bloom not only in spring but from late fall to early winter. The Shimoyama region boasts huge goheimochi, or rice cakes on a stick, covered in a sweet miso sauce as well as ideal outdoor spots to enjoy nature, like those around serene Lake Mikawa. Toyota's close proximity to the metropolis of Nagoya lets urbanites escape the hustle and bustle to BBQ spots like Showa no Mori Park located at the Fujioka region's Aichiken Ryokka Center as well as family camping and stargazing at Asahi Nature Highland in the Asahi region.

    Or, why not try making your own brew of Japanese sake or picking blueberries before both shopping and then soaking in an authentic Japanese public bathhouse at the Inabu region's Donguri no Sato Inabu Rest Stop? Finally, the Matsudaira region offers its rich history to travelers at Matsudaira-go, where the ancestors of Japan's arguably most famous shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu, once made their home.

    Toyota lends itself to you as the perfect base for enjoying a downtown atmosphere and seven distinctive, naturally rich regions as well as Ghibli Park just next door.

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