Sanada Shrine

Sanada Shrine is one of the best places to travel in Ueda-shi, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Sanada Shrine posted by Japanese travelers in the know.

Sanada Shrine Reviews


Good Luck For Entrance Exam! 'Never Fail' Shrine

Sanada Family's Ueda Castle fought off a strong Takeda Army twice in the age of wars (Sengoku period). So this castle is called ' a castle difficult to attack and never fail'. Sanada Shrine is located in such Ueda Castle, and many visitors come to get 'never fail' luck in exam season. Sanada Family, a famous general in history of Sengoku period, is a hero loved by the people in its hometown.◎Access: 15 min walk from JR Ueda Station. Or, 10 min by car from Uedasugadaira IC of Joetsu Speed Way.