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[Spring 2024] Nagano Prefecture's "Ueda Castle Thousand Cherry Blossom Festival" will be held. Enjoy the castle and cherry blossoms!

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The Ueda Castle Thousand Cherry Blossom Festival will be held in Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture. Approximately 1,000 cherry trees are in full bloom, covering the park in a beautiful pink color. Events where you can enjoy local gourmet food and product exhibitions are also must-sees! Event period: Marc...

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21st Ueda Castle Thousand Cherry Blossom Festival

Ueda Castle was built by Masayuki Sanada in 1583. During the Ueda Castle Senbonzakura Festival, there will be a variety of product exhibitions where you can enjoy Ueda's gourmet food, as well as events to entertain visitors.


March 30th - April 7th, 2024 Senbonzakura Light-up/Sunset (around 18:30) - 22:00

Venue: Ueda Castle Ruins Park, Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture

Access: 12 minutes walk from Ueda Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen

Sponsored by: Shinshu Ueda Tourism Association

Price: Free admission

Contact: Shinshu Ueda Tourism Association 0268-71-6074


Cherry blossoms illuminated at night

Ueda Castle is lit up at night, and you can enjoy a fantastic view of the cherry blossoms! Please take a look at the cherry blossoms at night, which have been certified as a ``Japanese Night View Heritage''.

Enjoy gourmet food! Ueda Castle Ninomaru Yokocho

A large gathering of Ueda's local gourmet food and specialty products! You can eat at the food and beverage space inside the venue. You can also take out. Please enjoy local gourmet food.

Period: March 30th (Sat) - April 7th (Sun)
Venue: Ueda Castle Ruins Park Lawn Square (near the children's playground)

Enjoy hot springs and delicious food at Bessho Onsen Midoriya

Bessho Onsen Midoriya is recommended as a sightseeing base in Ueda City. Enjoy hot springs and delicious food.

Three free private baths produced by Kazuyuki Ishihara

Bessho Onsen Midoriya is proud of its three private baths, which guests can use as many times as they like free of charge. You can check availability on your smartphone. Please enjoy the garden produced by world-famous garden designer Kazuyuki Ishihara.

Enjoy delicious food made with seasonal ingredients

We offer seasonal kaiseki cuisine supervised by the head chef of Tsurumaki Motoyu Jinya. Please enjoy delicious cuisine that incorporates seasonal ingredients into the menu. A children's menu and a la carte menu are also available. There is also a limited course available at Midoriya, a nearby affiliated restaurant.

Hospitality provided by Mr. and Mrs. Okuma from the local area

Bessho Onsen Midoriya's president Okuma and the proprietress Eiko are from Bessho Onsen. Friendly customer service is popular. Please feel free to contact us regarding nearby tourist spots.

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Good access from Tokyo in 1 hour and 50 minutes by Shinkansen

Bessho Onsen is about 1 hour and 50 minutes from Tokyo. You can arrive at the inn in a few minutes from Bessho Onsen Station. Bessho Onsen Station, which has a retro atmosphere, is one of the popular spots.

From Tokyo: Hokuriku Shinkansen → Ueda Station → Ueda Electric Railway Bessho Line → 5 minutes walk from Bessho Onsen (about 1 hour 50 minutes)
From Nagoya: Chuo Main Line (Nagoya) Shinano Railway ⇒ Ueda Electric Railway Bessho Line Get off at Bessho Onsen Station

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

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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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