Most Beautiful Places In Nagano Prefecture

Here're most beautiful places in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. There're many breathtaking views such as Shimoguri-no Sato that is called Japanese Tyrol, and Senjojiki Kar located above the clouds. Then, we selected most beautiful ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Nagano.

14 Most Beautiful Places In Nagano Prefecture

Shimoguri-no Sato

Japanese Tyrol! Mountain Village With Autumn Colors

A village located at a mountain side with autumn colored trees. This dynamic scenery is called Japanese Tyrol! You can see the whole of it from 'Tenku-no Sato View Point'

Takamine Highlands

Stunning View Of 2000m Highlands You Can Access By Car

Takamime Highlands is a place to see the night view, Mt.Fuji and sea of clouds at the same time. Surrounded with Yatsugatake Mountains, Sakudaira area spreads under your eyes, and the sea of clouds appears above it. Beautiful mountain ridges and Mt.Fuji seen dimly, You can spend a moving time.

Kurumayama Highlands

Autumn Is Best Season For Beautiful Sea Of Clouds & Rising Sun

Kurumayama Highlands is located along Shinshu Venus Line. Climbing beginners can easily access here for the ropeway. Autumn's cold air, beautiful sea of clouds, and mountains of Shinshu area. I want many people to feel the greatness of nature.

JIGOKUDANI Wild Snow Monkey Park

Snow Monkeys Taking Onsen!

You can meet Japanese snow monkeys, which are popular among tourists from the world, at a hot spring town Yamano'uchi-machi with lots of snow. You can see a rare behavior of monkeys in only winter, and pretty faces of monkeys like a human taking onsen.

A Mountain Pass, Shibu Toge

Like A Diorama! The View Of Autumn Mountain Surface Seen From A National Route Of Highest Location

Shiga-Kusatsu Kogen Route running along the Gumma-Nagano border is located at the highest position of Japan's national routes. From here, green carpets of gregarious bamboo, red and yellow dots of shrubs are seen like a autumn colored diorama.

Togakushi Inner Shrine

A Row Of Japanese Cedar With 2000 Years History!

An inner shrine at the foot of a sacred mountain Togakushi. Its 2km approach of the shrine is a row of Japanese cedars which are over 400 years old. Beyond the solemn and sacred approach, you can find the historical atmosphere that has been believed since the ancient times. You must feel your mind filled up.

Shirakoma-no Ike

Moss Living At A Mysterious Forest Located Just 5 Seconds From National Route

A mysterious world that lets you sigh! Shirakoma-no Ike is located at 1200m above sea level of North Yatsugatake, Nagano Prefecture. And it's identified as a 'Japanese Precious Moss Forest'. You can visit here easily for it's located along the National Route.

Karasawa Kar

The Reason Why Alpinists & Photographers Head For Karasawa Kar! So Moving Morning Red

Karasawa Kar (cirque) is said to the most beautiful red glow in the morning sky in Japan. People are captivated the kaleidoscopic scenery of light and shadow. In autumn, combined with red and yellow leaves, you can get much more moving morning red.

Senjojiki Kar

Above The Clouds! Beautiful And Magnificent Kar Created By Glaciers

Kar is the land created by glacial erosion. At the Japan Central Alps, Senjojiki Kar, you can see the different sceneries that change every seasons such as flowers and colored leaves. When you get off the ropeway and stand at 2612 meters above the ground, there's a superb panoramic view that I can say worth seeing.

Enzanso

A Mountain Cottage, Enzan-sou You Can Enjoy Beer And Sweets On The Top Of Mt.Tsubakuro-dake

I climbed Mt.Tsubakuro-dake in September the season of colored leaves. In the North Alps in Japan, only this mountain has white surface and called queen, the scenery is beautiful and is popular among woman. Enzan-sou has substantial eating house and prepare down-filled quilt to sleep. Furthermore, all staffs are young and kind!

Daizen Waterfall Of Three Falls

Huge Ice Pillar Frozen By The Coldness Of Nagano Prefecture, Shinshu Region

It'll become colder from now on, and the coldness can freeze a great waterfall in Shinshu Region. You can find a huge ice pillar in the mountain path. The beautiful, fragile but strong ice pillar looks shining in clear blue, and must fascinate people.

Matsumoto Castle

Everyone Thinks 'Beautiful'. The Night Cherry Blossoms At A National Treasure, Matsumoto Castle

Matsumoto Castle has different appearances in each season. The castle tower is illuminated throughout the year. And a season of cherry blossoms is going to start now. The bright castle tower in the darkest sky, and cherry trees around the moat are so beautiful that you may forget the time.

Uruwashi-no Tou Tower

A Scenic Tower As A Symbol Of Utsukushigahara Highlands

Uruwashi-no Tou is a symbolic tower of Utsukushigahara Highlands. You can see the clouds stretch below if the weather is good, and enjoy hiking at this wonderful location.

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