Laguna Ten Bosch Gamagori Aichi
Laguna Ten Bosch is Gamagori's most popular modern attraction - a marine resort called Lagunasia. This includes a Ferris Wheel and fun fair with various rides and water sports, a shopping mall (Festival Market) and a hotel - Hotel Laguna Hill.
Laguna Ten Bosch, Gamagori, Aichi Prefecture ラグーナテンボス
Laguna Ten Bosch is Gamagori's most popular modern attraction. This includes a marine resort called Lagunasia including a Ferris Wheel and fun fair with various rides and water sports, a shopping mall (Festival Market) and a hotel - Hotel Laguna Hill.
The Laguna resort has been recently taken over by the Japanese travel giant H.I.S and re-packaged as Laguna Ten Bosch, a sister resort of Huis Ten Bosch in Nagasaki Prefecture. The Laguna resort also includes an onsen and spa complex, Thalgo Laguna, which offers health and beauty treatments using sea water, and a museum dedicated to ships and the sea. The Festival Market shopping mall backs on to the ocean with a yacht marina and the America's Cup yacht - Nippon - on display outside. The mall has numerous places to eat and shop.
Laguna draws the crowds in summer when families with young children come for the six pools and numerous water slides and wave pools. The resort is illuminated at night and there are firework displays and laser light shows at various times throughout the year. These are seasonally themed. Laguna Ten Bosch also has a theater for dance performances and traveling circuses.
Access - Getting There
Lagunasia is located in the eastern part of Gamagori close to the Miya Onsen area. The quickest way to get to Gamagori by public transport is JR train from Nagoya Station on the Tokaido Main Line for Toyohashi. There are free shuttle buses every 30 minutes from Gamagori Station to Laguna Ten Bosch (15 minutes). Furthermore, there are also regular buses from Gamagori and Mikawa Otsuka stations. Laguna Ten Bosch 2-1 Kaiyo-cho, Gamagori, Aichi, 443-0014 Tel: 0533 58 2700 Hours: Daily 10 am-10 pm Admission: 2,150 yen Other places to see in Gamagori include Kongoji Temple and Gamagori Aquarium.