For lovers of German beer Nagoya has been holding a German-style Octoberfest with lots of German beer, food and music at Hisaya Hiroba, Hisaya Odori Park in Sakae, Nagoya's shopping and entertainment center.
The festival is being held from Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 24.
Erdinger, Paulaner, Weissbier and Bitburger certainly makes a change from Sapporo, Kirin, Asahi and Suntory.
The beer festival is sponsored by a number of Japanese and German companies including Lufthansa and celebrates 150 years of German-Japanese friendship.
Hisayaodori Koen, Hisaya Hiroba
Yabacho and Sakae Stations, Meijo Line
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