Where to go in March in Japan

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There are many good places in Japan. For a foreigner, it’s difficult to decide where to do. We recommend nice places in Nagano, especially in March, in the winter season. This article resolves your problem with a location for traveling in Nagano, Japan.

Shibu Onsen|March in JapanⅠ

Sibuonsen(渋温泉) is in the north area in Nagano. There are so many onsens in this area. So if you dig a hole, it may be possible to find onsen by yourself. 

You can, Of course, enjoy onsen and also take 9 different onsens. Taking 9 onsens is named ”Kyuuyumeguri(九湯めぐり)” and the positions of onsen are different. People can have positive impacts from taking onsen because they differ in their ingredients. Another good point of Shibu onsen is you can enjoy stamping. In each onsen, there is a stamp that is different from each other. 

It takes 50 minutes by train from Nagano station.


→Best 8 Recommended Ryokan and Hotel in Shibu Onsen in Nagano

Suwa Taisha Shrine|March in JapanⅡ

Suwa-Taisha Grand shrine in Nagano

Suwataisya(諏訪大社) is one of the oldest in Japanese shrine. There are 4 shrines around the Suwako, which is the biggest lake in Nagano and the sum of 4 shrines is named “Suwataisya”.

Many people come to this shrine to worship the god of Suwataisya, which is the god of the origins of life.

Near this shrine, Suwako, the biggest lake in Nagano, is located. So you can enjoy taking a boat , watching Japanese beautiful view of Nagano when you visit Suwataisya.  

From Matsumoto station, it takes 40 minutes to go to Suwataisya 

Yatsugatake Mountains|March in JapanⅢ

Many people have visited Yatsugateke(八ヶ岳) for years to enjoy winter sports, beautiful natural scenery, camping. Yatsugatake(八ヶ岳) is the name of the component of some mountains and this name’s origin is that Yatugatake can be seen as 8 peeks of mountains. 

About the activities of Yatsugateke, there are four famous things, riding horses, ropeway, photo museum.  This mountain is covered with snow in winter and the white scenery is beautiful. You can enjoy this view, taking a ropeway, riding a horse. And also about the museum, the main theme is a picture. This museum is one of the sacred places at pictures in Japan, so you can enjoy many great pictures.

Nozawa Onsen|March in JapanⅣ

Nozawaonsen(野沢温泉) is a hot spring in the north area in Nagano. Near this hot spring, a mountain which is famous for winter sports, skiing and snowboarding is located. And also for traveling, there are many hotels near this hot spring, recovering you who are tired because of winter sports. 

Moreover, in this onsen, there is a famous food named ”Onsen Tamago”. This food is an egg boiled softly in hot spring, which is good taste. 

There are a lot of attractive places in March in Japan

Without this article’s places, there are a lot of recommended sightseeing places in March in Japan. You can enjoy beautiful views anywhere! If you would like to know more information, please read the below articles!

→Nagano’s Must Beautiful Scenic Views

→Best Skiing and Onsen Hot spring Resorts near Tokyo in Japan


The characteristic points of Nagano prefecture are a fusion between affluent nature and Japanese traditional lifestyle. Nagano is constructed in many town and village, where have originality. These regions have a different history, different culture, different nature, we can feel a side of Nagano as a treasure box.

Northern Alps in Nagano


”NAGANO TRIP” is sightseeing contents site to offer tourist information about Nagano prefecture in Japan. People who are interested in Nagano can learn and know about sightseeing contents before visit Nagano. In addition, visitor can learn and enjoy while traveling and after the trip.

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