In April, there are good places in Japan. Nagano is one of the most beautiful places in Japan. Most of the people enjoy beautiful nature in this prefecture. So, in this article, I will recommend good places in this prefecture.
Matsumoto Castle｜Nagano’s April Sightseeing PlaseⅠ
Matsumotozyou(松本城) is the castle located in Matsumoto city where the city is the center of Nagano. In April, there are so many cherry blossoms in the park of Matusmotozyou. You can see harmony with traditional Japanese culture and beautiful flowers in this park.
And also about a good point of the castle, Matsumotozyou is a national treasure in Japan. In Japan, National treasure buildings are only 233, so Matsumotozyou is a very important castle. And the color of this castle is black, which is named “Karasu castle”(Karasu means crows).
Near Matsumoto station, there is Matsumotozyou. You can go there easily.
Nawate Street｜Nagano’s April Sightseeing PlaseⅡ
Nawatedoori(なわて通り) is the road located in the central place of Matsumoto city, which is filled with many traditional shops. You can get Japanese traditional items and delicious foods like “Taiyaki”, “takoyaki”, and many kinds of bread.
Only pedestrians can pass the road since no cars are allowed to pass. So you don’t have to check whether cars are going or not. The only thing you have to do is walking around the street on a sunny day.
It takes 10 minutes from Matsumoto station. by walking.
Nakamachi Townstreet｜Nagano’s April Sightseeing PlaseⅢ
Nakamachishoutenngai(中町商店街) is a famous street just like Nawatedoori(なわて通り). Along this street, there are many stores that were built a long time ago.
In this store, there is an ice cream shop whose ice cream was, surprisingly, loved by Jonh Lennon. In addition, there are beautiful cafes along the street. You can enjoy delicious tea, watching Japanese good scenery.
By walking, it takes 10 minutes from Matsumoto station,
Ueda Castle Park｜Nagano’s April Sightseeing PlaseⅣ
Uedazyou(上田城) is the castle where it is in Ueda city, which is located in the west are of Nagano, Japan Ueda castle’s past owner was “Yukimura Sanada”. His helmet and armor are bright red. So almost enemies were terrified when they saw Uedazyou’s owner.
In the park of Ueda castle, you can see beautiful cherry blossoms in April. Many people come to this park and enjoy pink flowers, eating foods and drinking.
Harunire terrace｜Nagano’s April Sightseeing PlaseⅤ
When you visit Karuizawa,the city of Nagano, Japan, It’s good to go to Haruniterasu(ハルニテラス). Haruniterasu is shopping street whose atmosphere is modern because the shop is made of woods.
People enjoy bread, teas, and so on, watching the beauty of forests.
Near this street, there is a big shopping mall named ” Karuizawa shopping plaza” which is the biggest mall in Nagano, Japan.
Enjoy Nagano in April, beautiful nature
There are so many good places in Nagano, Japan. If you want to know more information, read the below article!