Anraku-ji is a Buddhist temple of the Sōtō school in Bessho Onsen, Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It is the oldest Zen temple in Nagano Prefecture. The main hall has a thatched roof and enshrines an image of Sakyamuni flanked by Manjusri and Samantabhadra as principal object of worship. Anraku-ji is best known for having the only extant octagonal pagoda in Japan.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Collection (main building) contains 14 items that have been designated by the Japanese government as Important Cultural Properties. These include nine Nihon-ga (Japanese-style) paintings, four oil paintings, and one sculpture.
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Ryuoo Ski Park A beautiful view from the top of the Ryuoo Ropeway at 1,930 meters (6,332 feet) above sea level Towards the top of the Ryuoo Ropeway at 1,770 meters (5,807 feet) above sea level is the “SORA terrace”, which lets commands a beautiful view from up in the sky and is known as a scenic spot that can be enjoyed all throughout the year.
Many historical artifacts such as shrines and temples remain to this day in Sanada, the home of the lineage of the strongest and most popular military generals in Japan. Come see the samurai armor, weapons, and other artifacts of the Sanada clan.
Sugadaira, located in the heart of central Nagano Prefecture, is a popular ski and snowboard resort with a wide range of courses, regular powder snow conditions and spectacular views of the surrounding regions. The resort is divided into three main skiing and snowboard areas which are called "Pine Beak Area", "Taro Area" and "Davos Area".
Ueda Castle (上田城, Ueda-jō) is a Japanese castle located in Ueda, northern Nagano Prefecture, Japan. At the end of the Edo period, Ueda Castle was home to a junior branch of the Matsudaira clan, daimyō of Ueda Domain, but the castle is better known for its association with the Sengoku period Sanada clan.
The street has ancient buildings of long-established shops and shows a traditional view of samurai times. Experience the charm of the former Hokkoku Kaido from the time of the samurai, a road lined with traditional white-walled houses with lattice doors and shops, and even a sake brewery.
The powder snow area within 2 hours from Tokyo. Yunomaru Ski and Snowboard Resort is only 2 hours from Tokyo and blessed with easy access. The high altitude, wide and varied trails, from 1,700m to 2000m in length, boast great powder snow throughout the season and the location looking out onto the Northern Alps is fantastic.