New Golden Route

History / Tradition / Culture

Course 416 days trip

Follow in the ancient footsteps of generations past on Japan's Original Golden Route.

  • Good for: Couples
  • The best time to visit: Spring/Autumn


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Day 5

from Kusatsuonsen Bus stop to Karuizawa Sta. by Bus - 80 min.

from Karuizawa Sta. to Nagano Sta. by Train - 30 min.

by Bus - 15 min.

Soba Buckwheat Noodles

Soba Buckwheat Noodles

Nagano's major temperature changes provide the conditions necessary for growing excellent buckwheat. The prefecture is dotted with buckwheat noodle restaurants and famous buckwheat production areas. At some of these places you can even make and eat your own noodles.  

60 min.


Soba Buckwheat Noodles

Zenkoji Temple

Zenkoji Temple

An aboundance of cultural heitage articles can be found on the grounds of Zenkoji Temple, built some 1400 years ago.

240 min.



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