Trip IdeasPicturesque Towns
Walk the Samurai Trail to Narai of a Thousand Houses
Go back in time by walking the Nakasendo Road from Yabuhara over the Torii Pass to Narai, one of the best-preserved sections of this famous trail samurai used for traveling between Edo (old Tokyo) and Kyoto
48 Hours in Nagano City
Take a two-day trip around Nagano City to see beautiful temples, shrines, and the famous snow monkeys of Jigokudani!
Nakamise – The Shop-Filled Approach to Zenkoji Temple
From Buddhist Souvenirs to Eclectic Antiques, and with All Kinds of Eateries In-between, Zenkoji Temple’s Naka-mise is a Shopper’s Paradise.
How to Enjoy Yamanouchi in Winter
Beautiful wooden buildings and relaxing hot springs are just a part of Yamanouchi’s charm.