Zenkoji Temple

Discover the Wonders of Nagano on the Road to Zenkoji Temple

The road to Zenkoji (善光寺), one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Japan, is an easy one. Situated in the beautiful Japanese Alps, a convenient, regular, 80-minute bullet train links Tokyo with Nagano City (長野市), the capital of the Nagano Prefecture (長野県) and the gateway to this seventh-century icon. Nagano Unlike Zenkoji, Nagano City…

A weekend at Azumino the land of wasabi farms and rivers, Nagano

A weekend trip to Azumino of Nagano prefecture is really a nice experience to stay away from the busy city and spend some hours leading a life mingling with nature, enjoying the beauty of mountain ranges surrounding there. Staying at a Ryokan, enjoying a bath at the hot springs and taste the delicious Japanese food.…