Nagano is full of great cities to explore but if you ask me, Matsumoto is the most iconic city of Nagano. With sophisticated neighbourhoods to explore, there really is no shortage of things to do. This is the list of the most photogenic monuments, museums and cafes to help you find the best views in …
Togakushi Shrine visiting old Japan Town
Togakushi Shrines: the setting is idyllic, scenic and unique with plenty on offer to see and do. Here’s a quick guide on Togakushi area.
Togakushi Ninja Experience in Nagano
Mount Togakushi (1,904 m) used to be one of the training fields for monks and Togakushi is said to be one of the major sites where Ninja trained. Here’s a quick guide but you can find out more to help plan your own visit.
Spotlight On: Suwa Lower Shrines
Suwa Shrine is located in Nagano Prefecture, south-east of the city of Matsumoto. Upper Shrines are located on the south side of Lake Suwa and lower Shrines are located on the north side of the lake.
A Quick Guide to holy Suwa Shrines in Nagano
Suwa Shrines in Suwa is one of the oldest shrines in Japan and consists of four separate complexes around Lake Suwa.
Visiting Suwa Shrine For the First Time
I spent a whole day in Suwa to visit the four sacred shrines. Here’s a quick guide to Suwa Shrine.
Exploring Nagano’s Neighborhood: What not to miss when visiting Nagano City
Nagano City developed as a temple city and now it has become the most popular city of a good balance of nature and city-life.