Top 10 things to do in Neba Area

  1. Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza

    217-1 Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0102, Nagano Prefecture

    Shopaholics will love the Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza, which offers a wide range of shops and boutiques selling everything from high-end fashion to souvenirs. The outdoor mall also has restaurants and cafes, making it a great place to spend a day with friends or family.

  2. Karuizawa Taliesin

    1324-1, Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0102, Nagano Prefecture

    Karuizawa Taliesin is a beautiful garden and museum that showcases the work of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Visitors can explore the stunning gardens and admire the unique architecture of the buildings on the property.

  3. Kusatsu Onsen

    Kusatsu, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma Prefecture

    Kusatsu Onsen is one of Japan's most famous hot springs, known for its healing properties. Visitors can soak in the natural hot springs and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery.

  4. Zenko-ji Temple

    491 Motoyoshicho, Nagano 380-0851, Nagano Prefecture

    Zenko-ji Temple is a historic Buddhist temple that dates back to the 7th century. The temple is home to a sacred statue of Amida Buddha and is a popular pilgrimage site for Japanese people.

  5. Nagano Olympic Stadium

    684-4 Minami Nagano Sports Park, Nagano 380-0928, Nagano Prefecture

    The Nagano Olympic Stadium was built for the 1998 Winter Olympics and is now used for sports events and concerts. Visitors can take a tour of the stadium and learn about its history and significance.

  6. Nagano City Museum

    1413-1 Tomitake, Nagano 381-0034, Nagano Prefecture

    The Nagano City Museum showcases the history and culture of Nagano through a variety of exhibits and artifacts. Visitors can learn about the city's samurai past and its importance as a transportation hub.

  7. Togakushi Shrine

    Togakushi, Nagano 381-4101, Nagano Prefecture

    Togakushi Shrine is a collection of five shrines located in the mountains of Nagano. Visitors can hike through the beautiful forest and visit each of the shrines, which are dedicated to various gods and goddesses.

  8. Matsumoto Castle

    4-1 Marunouchi, Matsumoto 390-0873, Nagano Prefecture

    Matsumoto Castle is a stunning 16th-century castle that is considered one of Japan's most beautiful. Visitors can explore the castle's many rooms and admire the architecture and artwork on display.

  9. Daio Wasabi Farm

    〒399-8303 Nagano Prefecture, Azumino, Hotaka,湯川8223−1

    The Daio Wasabi Farm is a unique attraction that showcases the cultivation of wasabi, a popular ingredient in Japanese cuisine. Visitors can explore the beautiful farm and try wasabi ice cream and other tasty treats.

  10. Matsushiro Castle Ruins

    〒381-1231 Nagano Prefecture, Nagano, Matsushiro, Takahashi, 482

    Matsushiro Castle was once the home of the powerful Sanada clan and played an important role in Japanese history. Today, visitors can explore the castle ruins and learn about its fascinating past.