Nagano sightseeing convention bureau

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We enjoy nature

We walk clean water and green power spot, Togakushi

Legend of a mirror-pond photograph
Legend of a mirror-pond
Model course (the time required: for 4-6 hours)
  • Nagano Station
  • Bus (one hour)
  • Togakushi middle-scale shrine
  • Legend of a mirror-pond
  • Togakushi forest botanical garden
  • The forest botanical garden
  • Bus (one hour ten minutes)
  • Nagano Station

It is walking course to enjoy nature of Togakushi. We can take a walk through Togakushi Shrine middle-scale shrine in Nature while praying, and looking at legendary mirror-pond. Plant which is a great variety of in the very large forest botanical garden and seasonal flower, We can observe about 120 kinds of wild birds to inhabit and "we learn of 82 forests and can learn the forest learning building about nature and creature of forest with diorama and picture with I hate".

Legend of a mirror-pond
The forest botanical garden photograph
The forest botanical garden
Various wild bird photographs
We can encounter various wild birds

Legend of a mirror-pond to project silhouette of Togakushi mountain range with exquisite beauty seasonally. Above all, bright color stares wide-eyed in season of colored leaves, and contrast of mountain and pond is wonderful.

Neighboring facilities, highlight
  • ・Togakushi Shrine
  • ・Togakushi Kamitsuge Onsen (day trip bath)
  • ・Togakushi Museum of Daily Life
  • ・Togakushi style art of concealment and espionage museum
  • ・Yasunari Kawabata literature monument
  • ・Bamboo work center

We touch ogre pushing out and nature of Karuizawa

Mount Asama photograph which still smokes
Mount Asama which still smokes
Model course (the time required: at about 4-5 time)
  • Nagano Station
  • Bus (20 minutes)
  • Kawanakajima historic battleground
  • Bus (60 minutes)
  • Komoro IC
  • Bus (50 minutes)
  • Ogre pushing out garden - former Karuizawa walk
  • Karuizawa Station

Ogre pushing out garden born by great eruption of Mount Asama of 1783 (Tenmei 3). We are known as art of lava, and scenery of the Asama Heights best whom rock and Nature conveying intensity of eruption in now weave spreads. There are many Mount Asama Kannondo and Asama volcano Museum, highlight including alpine plant in garden, too.

Former Karuizawa
Former Karuizawa photograph
Former Karuizawa
Shiraito Falls photograph
Shiraito Falls

Summer resort Karuizawa that was opened up by Canadian propagator. Unique culture and rich nature which there is exoticism cannot help attracting heart of many people. We can enjoy variously when we visit forest bathing and shopping, famous place.

The highlight
  • ・Shiraito Falls
  • ・Old Mikasa Hotel
  • ・Wakita Museum
  • ・Former Karuizawa forest no Museum
  • ・The show house Memorial
  • ・Former Karuizawa Ginza
  • ・Karuizawa Prince shopping plaza

Photo courtesy: Shinshu, Nagano tourist association

We visit Kamakura, Bessho Onsen of Shinshu

Triple tower photograph of former Yamadera
Triple tower of former Yamadera
Model course (the time required: at about 5-6 time)
  • Nagano Station
  • Bus (20 minutes)
  • Kawanakajima historic battleground
  • Bus (70 minutes)
  • Bessho-Onsen Station
  • The Kannon for former Yamadera, Anrakuji, north
  • Bus (30 minutes)
  • Ueda Station

Bessho Onsen where it is got close to people for a long time as place of sabbath medical treatment so that it is written down in book of the Heian era. There remains a lot, and cultural assets valuable historically including eight angles of triple towers (Anrakuji, national treasure) having only one in triple tower (compound sentence) and Japan of former Yamadera heal people's minds and body visiting.

The Kannon facing north
Tahoto photograph of Jorakuji (the Kannon facing north)
Of Jorakuji (the Kannon facing north)
Octagonal triple tower (Anrakuji) photograph
Octagonal triple tower (Anrakuji)

The name is known for rare hallowed ground as the good luck charm Kannon in the whole country where the main hall of a Buddhist temple faces the north. In Jorakuji art museum of the Jorakuji precincts that are this Bo, we can see many precious treasure of a temple and art.

The highlight
  • ・Ikushima foot island Shrine
  • ・Shinano-Kokubunji (triple tower)
  • ・Nogura couple travelers' guardian deity
  • ・Ueda-jo Castle
  • ・Silence building
  • ・Shotaro Ikenami Sanada Taiheiki building
  • ・Bessho Onsen (public bathhouse)

Photo courtesy 1 genshu, Nagano tourist association

The highlight of Shinshuushinmachi

Pleasure boat (Saigawa roukaku lake)
Pleasure boat photograph

Around natural beauty spot "kyubeirokyo", pleasure boat navigates and can eat dishes on board. Navigation period: Until from April 1 to December 31

The highlight of Nakajo

Roadside Station, Nakajo
Roadside Station photograph

Roadside Station, Nakajo in the Olympics roadside linking Hakuba-mura to Nagano city. "obukko" and "Yakimochi" of local cuisine are noted products. Including local fresh vegetables and fruit, special product which is full of local character is popular.