How about spending an extended vacation in Nagano? Make Kamesei Ryokan your base for exploring Nagano Prefecture. Here are the 10 most popular day-trips.
１．Zenkoji Temple, Nagano City
Our onsen town, Togura-Kamiyamada, has traditionally been considered the resort of choice after visitors make their pilgrimage to Zenkoji. The venerable temple houses the “Amida Triad Sharing One Halo” image which is the oldest Buddhist image in Japan, having crossed over from the Korean Peninsula in 552. Once every 7 years it is put on display during the renowned Gokaicho ceremony. Visitors to the temple usually enter the Main Hall, and take the stairs down into a pitch-black corridor, feeling along the wall in the hopes of finding the ‘key’ that is located directly under said image...もっと読む