Ogaki Guide: Exploring the City of Water and Basho's Legacy

  • Published on : 27/05/2024
  • by : Japan Experience

Nestled in the heart of Gifu Prefecture, Ogaki is a charming city with a rich history and cultural significance. Known as the "City of Water," Ogaki offers visitors a unique blend of natural beauty, historical landmarks, and literary heritage. Located just 44 kilometers north of Nagoya, this small city of 162,000 residents is easily accessible and perfect for a day trip or weekend getaway. From its connection to the renowned haiku poet Matsuo Basho to its delicious local specialties, Ogaki promises an enriching experience for travelers seeking to explore a lesser-known gem of Japan.

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