Best Instagrammable Spots In Koshinetsu

Here're best Instagrammable Spots in Koshinetsu. We released a ranking of reviews about Instagrammable Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Koshinetsu.

Instagrammable Art

Address:Koide, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata

Access:By car or taxi, 30 min from Echigoyuzawa Station, 110 min from Niigata city.

Hours:8:30-17:00

Top Review:Kiyotsu Gorge Reflected On The Water Surface

Walking through in the tunnel to the inmost, Kiyotsu Gorge, one of the three biggest gorges in Japan, waits you! The water is drawn in front of the exit, and the gorge is reflected on the surface beautifully! It must be excellent for your Instagram, isn't it?

Instagrammable Cafe And Restaurant

Suehiro

1 Review

Address:1-83 Nishiarai, Chuo-shi, Yamanashi

Top Review:Familiar Taste! Yamanashi's New Local Specialty Food

A new local food of this city. Simple grilled noodle (yaki-soba) with meat sauce of tomato and pork which are grown in this area. Its rich taste is addictive!

Instagrammable Shrine And Temple

Address:Okusha Togakushi, Nagano-shi, Nagano

Access:60 min by bus from Nagano Station

Top Review:Overwhelmingly Powerful Japanese Cedar Street

The Japanese cedar trees since 2000 years ago lined along the street are overwhelming themselves. One of the attraction of this place is various expressions of each season.

Instagrammable Hotel

Address:1661 Kakudahama, Niigata-shi, Niigata, Japan

Access:12 min by car, from Echigosone Station

Tel:0256-77-5460

Top Review:Wonderful Auberge, Experience The Extraordinary Vineyards That Spread Out In Front Of You

Auberge in the winery. A vineyard from the room. Only guests have an appetite with a glass of champagne in the garden before dining at the restaurant. All the dishes served with wine made at the winery are delicious. You can spend the best healing time as if time has stopped. There is also an AVEDA spa and a wine shop on the premises.

Review Ranking

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Address:1650 Yamanaka Yamanakako-mura, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi

Access:By Fuji Kyuko Bus, 30 min from Fujisan Station, or 50 min from JR Gotemba Station. By car, 70 min from Kofu city, 100 min from Yokohama, or 100 min from Shizuoka. Toll parking area is available.

Top Review:Collaboration between Mt. Fuji and Nemophila

Flower City Park where you can see Mt. Fuji and Nemophila at the same time. Tulips were blooming in the free area outside the park and it was very beautiful. The blue of Mt. Fuji and the blue of Nemophila are beautiful like gradation.

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Address:Koide, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata

Access:By car or taxi, 30 min from Echigoyuzawa Station, 110 min from Niigata city.

Hours:8:30-17:00

Top Review:Kiyotsu Gorge Reflected On The Water Surface

Walking through in the tunnel to the inmost, Kiyotsu Gorge, one of the three biggest gorges in Japan, waits you! The water is drawn in front of the exit, and the gorge is reflected on the surface beautifully! It must be excellent for your Instagram, isn't it?

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Address:Takeshikami Honiri, Ueda-shi, Nagano

Access:By car, 70min from both Matsumoto IC. and Tobu Yunomaru IC.

Top Review:Wonderful View! Sea Of Clouds In All Directions

Surrounded with basins in all directions, Utsukushigahara, on the lucky condition, is enclosed by the sea of clouds. The beautiful mountains in Shinshu such as Northern Alps and Mt. Asama, and the sea of clouds can become a wonderful view! What's more, the mountain trekking is possible here, so you can enjoy beautiful Shinshu Region by your whole body.◎For winter closure, you can enter from April 20th. Access: about 1hour from Matsumoto IC of Nagano Speedway. Or 1.5hours from Tobuyunomaru IC of Joetsu Speedway. You can see the beautiful starry sky at night, too.

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Address:6713-103 Funatsu Kawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi

Access:20min by car from Otsuki IC, or walk 800 meters from Kawaguchiko Station

Top Review:Beautiful Mt. Fuji Over The Lake Kawaguchi

Though it was cloudy, we could see Mt. Fuji beautifully. As we see, it's cool from wherever we see it. Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, they are very stunning.

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Address:Okusha Togakushi, Nagano-shi, Nagano

Access:60 min by bus from Nagano Station

Top Review:Overwhelmingly Powerful Japanese Cedar Street

The Japanese cedar trees since 2000 years ago lined along the street are overwhelming themselves. One of the attraction of this place is various expressions of each season.

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Address:Nagakura Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano

Access:20 min by bus from Karuizawa Station to Ryugaeshi-no Taki. By car, 20 min from Karuizawa Station, 90 min from Nagano Station. Free parking area is available.

Top Review:A Little Known But Beautiful Waterfall

Though a famous waterfall in Karuizawa is Shiraito, there's a little known one in its downstream. The contrast of white falling in the fresh green was very beautiful. When I visited here, the lights of the sun through the leaves make the fall more beautiful.◎Access: going from the old Karuizawa Ginza Street to the old Mikasa Hotel, you can find Mikasa Gate of Shiraito Highland Way. One way for 400 yen, and round trip for 600 yen.

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Address:Matsuguchi Matsunoyama, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata

Access:By car, 60 min from Echigokawaguchi IC, or Shiozawaishiuchi IC. Parking area is available. By bus, 15 min from Matsudai Station to Sakaimatsu, then 20 min walk.

Top Review:Beautiful Beech Grove With Fresh Greens, In The Season Of Spring Snow Hole

’Forest Of Beauties (Bijin Bayashi)' is a forest of beech trees which are 90 years old. For it's a heavy snowfall area, the snow remains till May. But the scenery of the holes around trees appearing when the snow thaws, and the beautiful spring greens, make me feel the changing of seasons. ◎Parking area is available. And you can access by bus from Matsudai Station of Hokuetsu Express Hokuhoku Line.

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Tokimesse

2 Review

Address:6-1 Bandaijima Tyuo-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata

Tel:025-246-8400

Top Review:The Panorama of Niigata Seen From the Highest Observatory in Japan Sea

You can visit here for free. The Shinano River running grandly inside Niigata towen, if the weather is good, Sado Island you can look over. I think the twilight will be nice.

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Address:10249-7 Kobuchisawa-machi, Hokuto-shi, Yamanashi

Access:8 min by car or taxi from Kobuchisawa Station

Tel:0551-36-8712

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Art Museum Enjoyable If You're Not A Fan Of Keith Haring

The solid exhibitions are wonderful of course, we, with children, could enjoy its cafe very much. Lovely blocks designed by Haring are prepared for the kids' room and children can play freely. They got very excited with it.

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Address:3 Kawagishi-kami , Okaya-shi, Nagano

Access:By car, 5 min from Okaya Station, or 10 min from Okaya IC

Top Review:30 Thousand Trees Of Vivid Azalea Shining In The Blue Sky

Tsurumine Park is admired as the best place of azalea among Chubu Region (nine prefectures located in the middle of a main island of Japan). There're 30 kinds and 30 thousand trees of azalea blooming on the slope. You can enjoy the flower for a long term for azalea has various time of blooming as its kinds and colors. The clear blue sky and beautiful azalea in May, why don't you leave yourself to them?◎By car, 5 min from JR Okaya Station, or 10 min from Okaya IC of Chu'ou Speedway. Azalea Festival in every May, and from May 3rd in 2018.

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Hakucho-en

1 Review

Address:2254 Togura, Chikuma-shi, Nagano

Tel:026-275-0400

Hours:9:30-21:00

Closed:2nd Tue

Top Review:Fresh, Not Circulated Hot Spring & Various Foods Of Beautiful Onsen Facility

Though Togura-ueyamada Onsen has a long history, this is a modern onsen facility. In a spacious building, there're a bakery and many stylish sofas to spend leisurely. Some lessons such as handicraft are held here, it's popular as a relaxing place for the citizens.◎The nearest station is Togura, but it's better to use cars. You can enjoy pasty, mild hot spring good for your skin.

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Address:12300 Akinari Tsunan-machi, Nakauonuma-gun, Niigata

Access:By car, 20min from Tunan Station, 50min from Echigoyuzawa Station, 50min Shiozawaishiuchi IC, 90min from Toyotaiiyama IC.

Top Review:Impressive Sky Lantern Launch Like A World Of Rapunzel

Tsunan Snow Festival started to launch sky lanterns since 2012 as a prayer for recovery from earthquake. As many as 2000 lanterns are launched all together at once! It's so exciting, isn't it? In 2018, Tsunan Snow Festival is held on March 9 and 10.◎You can launch the sky lanterns except for the festival. Some tour agents and hotels at Tsunan take reservation for the lantern launch experience, and I enjoyed it.

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Kanadorii

1 Review

Address:3923 Kamiyoshida , Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi

Access:3 min walk from Fujisan Station

Top Review:Impressive Mt. Fuji Over A Torii Arch

It's one of a few spots to see Mt. Fuji over a torii arch. To take pictures of Mt. Fuji beautifully, winter morning is the best. It's 5 min walk from Fujisan Station, so it's relatively easy to access by public transport.

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Address:Obuse-machi, Kamitakai-gun, Nagano

Access:5 min by car or taxi from Obuse Station

Top Review:Double Cherry Blossom Trees Lined As Long As 4 Kilometers

Near Obuse Bridge, on the bank of Chikuma River, there's a place called 'Sakura Zutsumi', and has 600 trees of double cherry blossom 'Ichiyo' planted as long as 4 kilometers away. They become the best to see during the Golden Week Holidays in May.

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Address:Takamine Kogen, Komoro-shi, Nagano

Top Review: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.◎Access: 30 min by car from Komoro IC of Joetsu Expressway. 40 min by bus from JR Komoro Station. 60 min by bus from JR Sakudaira Station. You can climb the neighboring mountains. There're hotels, ski resort, and so on.

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Address:Kamisuwa 10399, Suwa-shi, Nagano

Access:10 min by car or taxi from Kamisuwa Station.

Top Review:Location Spot Of A Movie 'Your Name'

It's a park commands a whole view of Lake Suwa which is surrounded with town. It's said to be a location place of an animation movie 'Your Name'. The sunset and night view are beautiful, but we can see beautiful scenery and have good time whenever we visit. The observatory is next to the parking area. Bathroom is available.

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Address:Utsukushigahara Highlands, Takeshikamihoniri , Ueda-shi, Nagano

Access:120 min by car from Nagano city.

Tel:0268-86-2331

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Unique Arts Composing Great Contrast With The Blue Sky

In the huge site located at the altitude of 2000 meters, as many as 400 contemporary arts are exhibited under the sky. They can become more special with the feeling of refreshing breeze.

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Address:2 Touge-machi Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano

Top Review: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.◎Access: 40 min by car from Usui-karuizawa IC of Joshin'etsu Speed Way

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Kotorinoyu

2 Review

Address:2832 Higashijo Matsushiro-machi, Nagano-shi, Nagano

Tel:026-213-5510

Hours:10:00-22:00

Closed:2nd Thu

Top Review: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.◎The fee changes the course you choose, for one-day, 90min or others. You can drink coffee for free.

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Address:6845 Hirao Yamano'uchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano

Access:60 min by car from Nagano Station.

Tel:0269-33-4379

Hours:8:30-17:00,9:00-16:00

Top Review: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.◎Access: 20 min by car from Shinshu Nakano IC of Joetsu Speed Way. Entrance fee: adult 800yen, child 400yen. There're lots of snow and you need to walk on the mountain path. Winter clothes and easy-walking clothes.

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Nagano

Address:Takeshikami Honiri, Ueda-shi, Nagano

Access:By car, 70min from both Matsumoto IC. and Tobu Yunomaru IC.

Top Review:Wonderful View! Sea Of Clouds In All Directions

Surrounded with basins in all directions, Utsukushigahara, on the lucky condition, is enclosed by the sea of clouds. The beautiful mountains in Shinshu such as Northern Alps and Mt. Asama, and the sea of clouds can become a wonderful view! What's more, the mountain trekking is possible here, so you can enjoy beautiful Shinshu Region by your whole body.◎For winter closure, you can enter from April 20th. Access: about 1hour from Matsumoto IC of Nagano Speedway. Or 1.5hours from Tobuyunomaru IC of Joetsu Speedway. You can see the beautiful starry sky at night, too.

Yamanashi

Address:1650 Yamanaka Yamanakako-mura, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi

Access:By Fuji Kyuko Bus, 30 min from Fujisan Station, or 50 min from JR Gotemba Station. By car, 70 min from Kofu city, 100 min from Yokohama, or 100 min from Shizuoka. Toll parking area is available.

Top Review:Collaboration between Mt. Fuji and Nemophila

Flower City Park where you can see Mt. Fuji and Nemophila at the same time. Tulips were blooming in the free area outside the park and it was very beautiful. The blue of Mt. Fuji and the blue of Nemophila are beautiful like gradation.

Niigata

Address:Koide, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata

Access:By car or taxi, 30 min from Echigoyuzawa Station, 110 min from Niigata city.

Hours:8:30-17:00

Top Review:Kiyotsu Gorge Reflected On The Water Surface

Walking through in the tunnel to the inmost, Kiyotsu Gorge, one of the three biggest gorges in Japan, waits you! The water is drawn in front of the exit, and the gorge is reflected on the surface beautifully! It must be excellent for your Instagram, isn't it?

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