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Bessho Onsen, located in Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture, is known as the ``Kamakura of Shinshu'' and is a popular tourist destination that is home to national treasures and historical spots such as Jōraku-ji Temple and Anraku-ji Temple. About 1 hour and 45 minutes by train from Tokyo Station! You can ...

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A power spot for love fulfillment and matchmaking! Kitamukai Kannondo

Kitamukai Kannon-do, known as the Kannon to ward off evil spirits, was built in 825 in the early Heian period. Aizen Myo-o is enshrined in Aizen-do Hall in the precincts of Kitamukai Kannon. Aizen Myoo is known to bring blessings for love fulfillment and marital harmony, and is popular as a power spot for love fulfillment and matchmaking.

Jorakuji Temple

Jorakuji is a Tendai sect temple located in Bessho Onsen, Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture. This is the main temple of Kitamukai Kannon. There is a stone pagoda designated as an important cultural property of the country in the precincts, and it is a spot that gives you a sense of history.

Kitamukai Kannon/Jorakuji Temple (official website)

National Treasure: Anrakuji Octagonal Three-Storied Pagoda

The ``Octagonal Three-Storied Pagoda'' located at the back of the precincts of ``Anrakuji Temple'' was the first in Nagano Prefecture to be designated as a national treasure. Japan's only wooden octagonal pagoda is a must-see!

Anrakuji is one of the oldest Zen temples in Japan, along with Kenchoji in Kamakura.

Anrakuji Temple (official website)

Feel free to visit footbaths

Bessho Onsen has many hot spring spots. If you get tired during your walk, you can take a footbath for free!

Footbath “Nanakuri”

Footbath "Nanakuri" is a free footbath spot. It was built in the image of the octagonal three-storied pagoda at Anrakuji Temple. Both the bathtub and the seat are octagonal. 8 people can enjoy the footbath together.
Business hours: March to October/6am to 9pm, November to February/9am to 6pm Closed days: None Bathing fee: Free

Footbath “Oyu Yakushi no Yu”

A footbath just a few minutes from Kitamukai Kannon. It is a popular footbath spot among locals.
Business hours: April - November / 6:00 am - 9:00 pm, December - March / Closed during winter Closed days: None Bathing fee: Free

Feel free to enjoy wine and sake exclusive to Nagano!

``Sake Sakaeya ​​Bessho Branch'' is a liquor store located diagonally across from the entrance to the approach to Kitamukai Kannon and in front of Nakamatsuya. We mainly carry alcoholic beverages exclusive to Nagano Prefecture.

One-shot paid tasting machine

You can sample 12 types of sake for just 100 yen per shot.

Enjoy hot springs and delicious food at Bessho Onsen Midoriya

Three free private baths produced by Kazuyuki Ishihara

Bessho Onsen Midoriya is recommended as a base for exploring Bessho Onsen. We are proud of our three private baths, which guests can use as many times as they like free of charge. Please enjoy the garden produced by world-famous garden designer Kazuyuki Ishihara.

You can fully enjoy the hot springs, which are famous as ``beauty baths,'' flowing directly from the source. You can check the availability of private baths on your smartphone.

Authentic Kaiseki cuisine using seasonal ingredients

For dinner, you can enjoy authentic Kaiseki cuisine. Shinshu salmon is a popular dish.

4 beds! 1st floor premium room

The premium room on the 1st floor is the largest room at Bessho Onsen Midoriya, and has a garden created by Kazuyuki Ishihara right in front of you. This is a room with 4 beds. The living room has a sofa, table set, and dining table set. Enjoy a higher-grade resort stay.

The garden is illuminated at night. Take a walk while listening to the sound of the waterfall.

The garden is illuminated at night. Please look for the "Seven Lucky Gods" in the garden.

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If you would like to know more about Bessho Onsen Midoriya, please refer to the article below.

[Nagano] “Bessho Onsen Midoriya” opens on August 5th. The garden and 3 private hot springs are popular! An inn that prides itself on gourmet food.

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Tsurumaki Motoyu Jinya is a long-established inn in Tsurumaki Onsen, Kanagawa Prefecture. Some rooms have open-air baths with different tastes, so you can enjoy a day trip bath. It is a 5-minute walk from Tsurumaki Onsen Station, located halfway between Tokyo and Hakone, and has excellent access. Midoriya, a brand developed by the Jinya Group, is an inn and hotel created in collaboration with world-renowned garden designer Kazuyuki Ishihara. Midoriya Facilities/Yumura Onsen Midoriya The inn "Yumura Onsen Midoriya" located in Yumura Onsen in the northern Tajima region of Hyogo Prefecture is produced by world-renowned garden designer Kazuyuki Ishihara. We have an open-air bath with a private garden, guest rooms filled with the warmth of wood, a conference room, and a children's room. The space is full of greenery, with plants and flowers everywhere. In July 2023, we will be certified as a MIKI HOUSE SOUKEN “Welcome Baby Inn”. You can relax with peace of mind even with babies and children. Official website: 1326 Yu, Shinonsen-cho, Mikata-gun, Hyogo Prefecture ・Bessho Onsen Midoriya Grand opening in Bessho Onsen, Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture in August 2023. Supervised by world-renowned garden designer Kazuyuki Ishihara. A recreation of the garden where Mr. Ishihara won a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show in England. You can enjoy the 3 private baths, which are a set of indoor baths and open-air baths, where you can enjoy the scenery of the garden throughout the seasons. Seasonal kaiseki dinner is available. Enjoy the ultimate relaxing time in a space surrounded by greenery. It is recommended not only for visiting with family and friends, but also for solo travelers. Official website: 225 Bessho Onsen, Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture At Jinya Group, We are developing a wide range of businesses that contribute to management reform and regional revitalization of inns across Japan. ■Jinya Connect Business Development, sales, and support of cloud applications for hotels and inns ■Satoyama Connect Business Providing comprehensive IT solutions to realize hospitality that unites the region.

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