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Matsumoto Private One Day Tour from Nagano with Tour Guide and Private Vehicle

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$284.24

On this full day private tour, visit the city of Matsumoto with your tour guide. Enjoy the historical Matsumoto Castle, the unique streets of Nawate and Nakamachi and see Daio Wasasbi Farm, the largest wasabi farm in Japan in the tranquil Hotaka Town.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Wheelchair accessible
- Must provide names of all guests and birth dates
- Child (from age 1 to 11) will be half the price of adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older.
- Minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Stop At: Matsumoto Castle, 4-1 Marunouchi, Matsumoto 390-0873 Nagano Prefecture

Matsumoto Castle (松本城 Matsumoto-jō) is one of Japan's premier historic castles, along with Himeji Castle and Kumamoto Castle. The building is also known as the "Crow Castle" (烏城 Karasu-jō) due to its black exterior. It was the seat of the Matsumoto domain. It is located in Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture, and is easily accessible by road or rail from Tokyo.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Nawate Shopping District, Matsumoto Nagano Prefecture

Located south of Matsumoto Castle, Nawate Street is a 200-meter long brick street that ride along the Metoba River. The street has been around since the 1500s and is filled with frog themed statues


Pass By: Daio Wasabi Farm, 1692 Hodaka,, Azumino 399-8303 Nagano Prefecture

The Daio Wasabi Farm (大王わさび農場, Daiō Wasabi Nōjō) in rural Azumino City near Matsumoto is one of Japan's largest wasabi farms and a popular tourist destination.

Pass By: Nakamachi Street, Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811 Nagano Prefecture

A short walk from the castle, Nakamachi-dori (中町通り, Nakamachi-dōri) is a small section of Matsumoto's town center with streets lined by nicely preserved, old buildings.

Pass By: Hotaka Shrine, 6079 Hotaka, Azumino 399-8303 Nagano Prefecture

Hotaka Shrine is a wonderful place to get a sense of Azumino and even greater Japanese culture. Shrines are scattered throughout Japan, but Hotaka shrine is unique for its adjacent historical museum and founding sense of Azumino.

Pass By: Nakamachi Street, Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811 Nagano Prefecture

A short walk from the castle, Nakamachi-dori (中町通り, Nakamachi-dōri) is a small section of Matsumoto's town center with streets lined by nicely preserved, old buildings. The buildings include a number of warehouse-type buildings (kura) with large white-painted walls.

Pass By: Zenko-ji Temple, I-491 Motoyoshicho, Nagano 380-0851 Nagano Prefecture

Zenkō-ji is a Buddhist temple located in the city of Nagano, Japan. The temple was built in the 7th century. The modern city of Nagano began as a town built around the temple.

Pass By: Nakamachi Street, Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811 Nagano Prefecture

A short walk from the castle, Nakamachi-dori (中町通り, Nakamachi-dōri) is a small section of Matsumoto's town center with streets lined by nicely preserved, old buildings. The buildings include a number of warehouse-type buildings (kura) with large white-painted walls.

Pass By: Nawate Shopping District, Matsumoto Nagano Prefecture

Just across a small bridge on the way to Matsumoto Castle, Nawate Street is a row of small shops with a subtle but recurring frog theme. The banks of the river once echoed with the voices of frogs. Kaeru, the Japanese word for “frog” can also mean “to return home.” Thus, as a symbol of the frog history and to invoke a safe return home, a statue of a frog marks the entrance to the street.

Pass By: Jorinji Temple, 1-9-32 Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811 Nagano Prefecture

Connected directly to the shrine is the large Jorinji Temple with an over 200-year-old wooden gate that is apparently the oldest in Matsumoto.

Pass By: Kasamori Inari Shrine, 1-17-11 Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811 Nagano Prefecture

Like the famous Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Kasamori Inari Shrine is dedicated to the Inari deity (associated with the rice harvest, prosperity in business, among other things) and is characterized by fox figures and rows of red torii gates.

Pass By: Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, 6845 Heion, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun 381-0401 Nagano Prefecture

The Jigokudani Monkey Park (地獄谷野猿公苑, Jigokudani Yaen Kōen) offers visitors the unique experience of seeing wild monkeys bathing in a natural hot spring. The park is inhabited by Japanese Macaques, which are also known as Snow Monkeys.

Pass By: Matsumoto City Museum of Art, 4-2-22 Chuo, Matsumoto 390-0811 Nagano Prefecture

Matsumoto Museum of Art’s most popular attraction is their permanent Yayoi Kusama works. Kusama was born in Matsumoto and was able to find relief from her visual and auditory hallucinations through her artistic expressions.

Pass By: Miharashi Farm Ina Miharashi Strawberry Farm, 3447 Nishiminowa, Ina 399-4501 Nagano Prefecture

One of the largest agricultural farms in Nagano prefecture and you can enjoy fruit-picking goods like strawberries (from January 1st to the middle of June), blueberries (from early-September to late-October), apples (from late-August ot late-November) and so much more! There are also an array of other food experiences that you can do in the farm and one of my favorites would be the making of soba (Japanese buckwheat) noodle.

Pass By: Yohashira Shrine, 3-3-20 Ote, Matsumoto 390-0874 Nagano Prefecture

Small traditional religious shrine & popular destination for viewing colorful autumn foliage.

Pass By: Matsumoto Alps Park, 2455-11 Arigasaki, Matsumoto 390-0861 Nagano Prefecture

Alps Park is well-known for having one of the best views of the Japan Alps in Matsumoto, but it is also a great place to visit if you have kids. With the park’s wide range of outdoor playground equipment, petting zoo, and plenty of places to explore nature, kids and adults can both enjoy.

Pass By: Kamikochi Visitor Center, Matsumoto Nagano Prefecture

Kamikōchi is a remote mountainous highland valley within the Hida Mountains range, in the western region of Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It has been preserved in its natural state within Chūbu-Sangaku National Park.

Pass By: Myojin Pond, Azumi Kamikochi, Matsumoto 390-1516 Nagano Prefecture

This is a pond near Hotaka Shrine, surrounded by bamboo and coniferous trees.

Departure:

Departure point:

Nagano Station

Departure time:

9:00 AM

Duration:

8 hours

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Terms and Conditions:

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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Matsumoto Private One Day Tour from Nagano with Tour Guide and Private Vehicle
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On this full day private tour, visit the city of Matsumoto with your tour guide. Enjoy the historical Matsumoto Castle, the unique streets of Nawate and Nakamachi and see Daio Wasasbi Farm, the largest wasabi farm in Japan in the tranquil Hotaka Town.

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$284.24

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