Nagano, in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, is located at the basin of the Chikuma-gawa River that runs through the Zenko-ji-daira Plateau. It developed. Host of the Winter Olympics, Nagano is an outdoor sports mecca particularly famous for skiing and snowboarding. Often called the “roof of Japan,” it boasts. The rugged and forested Kiso Valley in southwestern Nagano is a fascinating step back in time. The area is home to the best-preserved section of the old.
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Who We Are Contact us. By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time. Seventy kilometers of it ran through Kiso; its 11 post towns, stretching from Magome in the south to Niekawa in the north, provided rest and entertainment for merchants and weary travelers.
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Its Hokusaikan Museum is a treasure trove of his work, including prints, scrolls and two intricately decorated portable shrines. Nagano Ueda Castle Nagano-ken. The Hokuriku Shinkansen from Tokyo is the easiest way to access northern Nagano.
The view of the Northern Alps from the park is beautiful, and it is a famous cherry blossom viewing spot in spring. By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination. Raucous festivals and the stately black walls of Matsumoto Castle also survive intact, as do rustic onsen villages with their relaxing mountain ambiance. Pickled mustard leaf that is often eaten with a little soy sauce and sometimes chili, Nozawana-zuke is particularly famous where it originated, in the hot spring town of Nozawa.
Stop by Masuichi-Ichimura brewery or Matsubaya for samples. Don’t forget to try Tokagushi’s famous buckwheat soba noodles while in town. Nagano, in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, is located at the basin of the Chikuma-gawa River that runs through the Zenko-ji-daira Plateau. The large, green Joyama-koen Park, at an altitude of meters, is where Dejiro, the guarding branch castle for Matsumoto Castle, used to be located. Nozawana-zuke Pickled mustard leaf that is often eaten with a little soy sauce and sometimes chili, Nozawana-zuke is particularly famous where it originated, in the hot spring town jngo Nozawa.
Kids will enjoy the nearby Togakure Ninja Village theme nagaano where they can don ninja outfits and slink their way through attractions nagajo forested obstacle courses and a blow dart range.
Natural plant dyes and a subtle sheen jmto this warm fabric a luxurious quality. Use the icon on pages to add to favourites. Seeking out the keys of enlightenment at the bustling Zenkoji Temple Strolling among towering cedars at Togakushi-jinja Shrine Chestnut sweets, local sake and Hokusai’s wood block prints in charming Obuse.
A replica makes an appearance for public viewing every six years during the period known as Gokaicho. This is especially true of Magome and Tsumagotwo iconic post towns with old wooden streetscapes at the southern entrance to the Kiso Valley. How to Get There. Follow the pilgrim’s way. Don’t miss the ceiling he painted at Ganshoin Temple about a kilometer away. Suwa’s Onbashira Festival takes place every six years in the spring, with the next event in To see more of the area, get out on the water and try kayaking on Lake Ontake for spectacular volcano views.
In keeping with the festivities, Kami-Suwa holds a lakeside fireworks display virtually every evening from mid-July until September.
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Use the icon on pages to add to favourites. Share your travel photos with us by hashtagging your images with visitjapanjp. It has a wildly colorful display of over 1, species of butterflies from around the world.
Twenty minutes from the station is Kagura resort and a little further the popular Naeba.
The wooden products you find for sale around Kiso are made from top quality hinoki cypress, which was prized by emperors and will last for centuries. Jnyo in lively blossom-viewing events at Matsumoto and Ueda castles or have a tipple at the Nomiaruki sake brewery crawl in Suwa.
Host city of the Winter Olympics.