Things To Do In nagano


Special Things To Do to travel in nagano Prefecture that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.

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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.

Kotorinoyu

A Fashionable Onsen Facility You Want To Stay All Day Long

The onsen is nice of course, they prepare many attractions after we enjoy taking onsen. You can drink coffee on the chairs they specially selected, or at the terrace seats and hammocks. What's more, you can enjoy reading books from the library of 10 thousand volumes. You can eat crape, pizza and so on.

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.

Round Tasting Of 5 Sake Breweries

5 Kinds Of Seasonal Sake Made In Suwa, Tasting By Your Own Glasses

Miyama-nishiki, rice as an ingredient for sake, and high quality water from Kiriga-mine mountain make the characteristic taste for Suwa's sake. Enjoy the different concepts of five sake breweries and delicious demonstrations. You can find your favorite one.

Matsumoto City Museum of Art

Kusama Yayoi World Is Opening! A Showy Pop Art ' The Visionary Flowers'

Matsumoto city museum of art in Nagano exhibits many arts by Kusama Yayoi who came from Matsumoto. And in front of the entrance, her work 'The Visionary Flowers' welcomes visitors.

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.

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

Autumn Foliage Of Karasawa Kar You Can See For Only A Few Days In A Year

Karasawa Kar located on 2300m spot of Japan Northern Alps. The best season for the autumn foliage would be only a few days, and considering the mountain weather, it's very rare period! The beautiful scenery of colored magnificent rock surfaces is the real pleasure for autumn climbing, isn't it?

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.

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.

Kamikochi

Like a Piece of Painting! The World of Blue and Yellow Covering Everything.

It's the wonderful scenery created by the nature. Colored leaves are like painting and a pond of clear water reflects the sky to be beautiful cobalt blue.

Chouen-ji Temple

Vivid Red World! Chouen-ji Temple's Approach Of Japanese Maple Trees

A small temple in Chino, Nagano Prefecture, Chouen-ji is a very scenic but not well-known place. Once you see the approach of the lively red maple leaves, you never forget it! It's a really nice place.

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'

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.

Matsushiro Castle Remain (Kaizu Castle)

A Proud Place Of Cherry Blossom In Shinshu Region! 100 Trees Of Someiyoshino Surrounding A Castle Remain

Matsushiro Castle was once a residence of Sanada Family. Now, it's been kept as a park and 100 trees of Someiyoshino come into magnificent bloom in April. The collaboration of the outer moat and cherry blossoms is worth seeing!

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.

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.

Kumano Kotai Shrine

A Shrine Standing on A Border Of Nagano And Gumma

Located on the top of Usui Touge Pass, a scenic shrine with rich nature. The precinct is on a border of Nagano and Gumma Prefectures. Let's visit this historical shrine with peaceful minds, and stride the border.

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.

Suzaka Art Park

As Many As 1000 Dolls! Very Impressive 'Hina Doll Display On 30 Steps'

It's worth saying impressive. Some other hina dolls are displayed in historical buildings, you can enjoy seeing them in many situations. 6000 hina dolls in all are displayed until middle of April.

ROKUZAN Art Museum

A Museum That Changes Its Expressions In Each Season

ROKUZAN Art Museum preserves and exhibits forever the works of a pioneer of Japanese modern sculpture, Morie Hagiwara. Cherry blossoms in spring, fresh green in summer, colored leaves in autumn and snowscape in winter. You can feel the change of four seasons here.

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