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Only a one-minute walk from Meitetsu Toyotashi Station, the Matsuzakaya Toyota department store is located in an outstanding location. Clothes, cosmetics, local food products, souvenirs, and an assortment of other goods are all available here!
|Opening days / hours :||Weekdays: 10:00 to 19:00
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: 10:00 to 19:30
Toyota City Folk Craft Museum is a facility that commemorates Shizuo Honda, a scholar of ancient ceramics. The inside is devoted to the appreciation of exquisite handiwork and the beauty of folk craft. The museum has started holding a number of lectures on Sanagekoyo pottery, Koromo cotton, and other industrial art with connections to the surrounding regions. Located in a wooded nature area next to Hiratobashi Park, the museum plans ...
|Opening days / hours :||9:00-17:00|
|Holidays :||Mondays (open if Monday is a holiday) and New Year's holidays|
Multipurpose outdoor attraction with off-road runs for four-wheel drive vehicles, barbecue area, day camping area, and athletics field for the family. Toyota SUVs and RVs are also displayed and available for test rides. Staff explain about four-wheel drive vehicles and how to handle them.
|Opening days / hours :||9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (Reception: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)|
|Holidays :||Thursdays (open if a national holiday)|
This soccer stadium has a retractable roof that allows for enjoying games in comfort. This stadium holds 45,000 people. The space includes a pool for guests to swim in. There is also a restaurant. This stadium will be one of the sites of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
|Holidays :||year-end/New Year|
The glass at Cocoro is made entirely from recycled glass bottles. See the fiery colors and varying shapes of the glass as you create your own glass art! Kids elementary school age and older can join the workshops, where the owners will safely guide you step-by-step through the process. Make an original glass treasure and wonderful memories while sweating from the heat of the glass furnace.
|Opening days / hours :||10:00-16:00|
|Holidays :||Wednesday, Sunday, and New Year's holidays
※ Some unscheduled closures for events and exhibition preparation
Koromo-jinja Shrine is famous for holding the Koromo Festival. Known as “Komori Daimyojin” (patron deity of children) in the Edo period, it still welcomes many worshipers today who pray for their children to grow up healthy through the rituals called hatsumiya-mairi (a newborn’s first visit to a shrine) and shichigosan-mairi (shrine visits at age three, five, and seven). Since this a center of the auto industry, there are also many v...
|Opening days / hours :||Open all day|
|Holidays :||Open every day|
This museum on the site of an old castle has views across Toyota. This is the site of the former Koromo Castle of Koromo Domain. The museum itself is like a work of art, with works installed even outside, creating a contiguous artscape. The bright building features a white motif and lets you relax in comfort. The collections include a wide range of works from Japan and overseas that span the modern era to contemporary work. The adjac...
|Opening days / hours :||10:00 AM-5:30 PM (doors close at 5:00 PM)|
|Holidays :||Monday (July 17/August 14/September 18)|
This commemorative hall operated by Toyota Motor Co. adjoins Kuragaike Park. Toyota Motor Co. built this hall in 1975 to commemorate reaching the production of its 10 millionth vehicle in the 35th year after its founding. Designed by the architect Fumihiko Maki, it presents a beautiful geometric form amid an environment surrounded by greenery. Inside the hall is the Toyota Establishment Exhibit Room, which is filled with passion fo...
|Opening days / hours :||9:30 to 17:00|
|Holidays :||Mondays (closed the following day if a holiday)/ year end and New Year period|
This concert hall is located in the Toyota Sangohkan, part of an urban redevelopment project. This is a classical music hall designed with a structure that takes into mind both the players and audience. The warm space features wood and stone accents and employs a “shoebox” style for the best acoustics. The large pipe organ at the front of the hall is constructed based on the Northern German baroque style and acts as a symbol for the ...
|Opening days / hours :||9:00AM-9:30 PM|
|Holidays :||Mondays, year-end/New Year|
Stroll through 28 different themed gardens, including a natural garden, a Japanese garden, and a rose garden. Created on 1,300 square meters of land, enjoy the soft sunlight that illuminates the beautiful scenery in each of the four seasons.
|Opening days / hours :||10:00 to 17:00|
Stretching out along the Yahagi River, it is one of the city’s most famous spots for cherry blossom viewing. In the spring, its more than 450 cherry trees come into bloom, turning the entire area pink. In winter, it becomes a hotspot for wild birds, where waterfowl such as wild ducks and wagtails gather. The cycling course running from Suigen Park to the Toyota Arrows Bridge, Foresta Hills, and other spots is also recommended.
|Opening days / hours :||All day|
The Sanage Festival is famous for dedications of bonote implements, a martial art designated as an intangible folk cultural property by the prefecture. The festival is centered around Sanage Shrine. The guardian deity of Sanage Shrine is Ousu no Mikoto. Ousu no Mikoto was a member of the royalty in the Kofun period and is the elder twin brother of Ousu no Mikoto, who bears the same name. Ousu no Mikoto strived to open up and expand t...
|Opening days / hours :||All-day admission|
|Holidays :||Open every day|
An intangible folk cultural property designated by the prefecture, the bonote is a martial art that is consecrated at a shrine festival. Here you will find a range of exhibits and materials describing it in detail. The Toyota region is home to many different variants of bonote. The exhibits go into detail about its origin, schools, and the implements used.
|Opening days / hours :||9:00AM-9:00 PM (Toyota Bonote Kaikan Permanent Exhibit room hours: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM)|
|Holidays :||Every Monday (except where Monday is a holiday), and January 1-4 and December 28-31|
A Noh theater in the Toyota Sangohkan urban redevelopment building. Featuring a Kirizuma-style roof and a stage of hinoki wood, or Japanese cypress, it draws visitors into the world of Japan's traditional arts. A true Noh stage patterned after those in the Momoyama period in the late 16th century when Noh thrived, it hosts children's events and interpretive lectures in addition to Noh and kyogen performances. Visitors can also enjoy ...
|Opening days / hours :||9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
|Holidays :||Mondays / end of December and early January|
Toyota City, selected by the national government as an environmental model city, has gathered next-generation environmental technologies in a facility to introduce efforts to create a low-carbon emission society, the first of its kind in Japan. Experience cutting-edge technology from a variety of fields, based on the theme "Aiming for the 'normal' of the future." There is also a restaurant offering dishes using locally produced food.
|Opening days / hours :||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Holidays :||Mondays (except holidays), December 28 - January 4|
This family-friendly park is equipped with tourist facilities centered on Kuragaike Pond. It is accessible from the adjoining Tokai-Kanjo Expressway Kuragaike Parking Area, making it very convenient. Making the most of the rich natural environment of Aichi-Kogen Quasi-National Park, the vast grounds have a variety of appealing facilities, including a zoo, botanical garden, guest ranch, a “play house” for children’s play activities, a...
|Opening days / hours :||9:00 to 17:00
10:00 to 16:30
Petting Zoo Hours:
13:10 to 14:50
|Holidays :||December 29 to December 31
Botanical Garden & Petting Zoo: