Area GuideKiso River Valley Area
The post towns of the Nakasendo stretch from north to south along the “Kiso-ji” road. There are several designated Historical Areas that convey a sense of history from the Edo era. To the west is sacred Ontake Mountain, rich in pilgrimage traditions. Spiritual nature and feudal history, the Kiso River Valley has twofold sightseeing attractions.
Akasawa Natural Recreational Forest and Logging Railroad
Among Kiso’s 300-year old hinoki Japanese c...
Kiso Lacquer Ware Making (Kiso Kurashi no Kougeikan)
Kiso Urushi (Lacquer Ware) is an officially ...