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The Chubu region, nestled in the heart of Japan's main island, boasts Japan's tallest mountains, including the world-renowned Mt. Fuji and the majestic Japanese Alps. Every spring, visitors flock to Tateyama Kurobe, a renowned snowy haven, where they can venture through towering snow walls reaching an impressive 20 meters in height.

Beyond its natural beauty, the region is home to the bustling city of Nagoya and a wealth of historical treasures. Explore the UNESCO-listed village of Shirakawa-go, the traditional old towns of Takayama and Kanazawa, the historic port city of Niigata, and famous hot spring regions like Gero and Lake Kawaguchi.


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Top Attractions

Main Airport in Chubu 

   Chubu Centrair Airport (NGO)


Chubu Centrair Airport is Japan's third-largest airport, and offers direct flights to Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Bangkok and more. Located just a 30-minute train ride from downtown Nagoya, it serves as a gateway for travelers embarking on their journey to Takayama and the Shirakawa-go region.

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