One of Zenkō-ji's gates.
Legend claims there are five white doves hidden in the plaque of the San-mon gate; the five short strokes in the characters for Zenkō-ji...
Founded in the 7th century National Treasure Zenkō-ji is home to the revered statue Ikkō-Sanzon, said to be the first Buddhist image to...
A music spot popular with jazz lovers for its live shows; check the website for schedule info.
Until recently this imposing 1923 building was Nagano's most venerable Hotel Fujiya, and had been since 1648. It has since been...
67 Daimon-chō · interesting places nearby
Fujiki-an have been making fresh soba in the north of Nagano Prefecture since 1827, but you wouldn't know it by the clean contemporary lines of this outlet. There's a picture menu. Seiro-mori soba (cold soba on a bamboo mat) lets the flavour shine; other favourites are tempura, kinoko (mushroom) and nishin (herring).