Metropolitan Nagano Hotel
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- Banquet room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Breakfast Available
- Conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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After a good night sleep on firm but not extremely hard beds and comfy pillows we have a breakfast buffet downstairs in the hotel. Then we take a taxi to the famous Zenkoji Temple, one of the most important and popular temples in Japan. Zenkoji Temple, a name well-known from an old legend “To be led to worship by an ox at Zenkoji”. …
Vanochtend hebben we ons hotel in Tokio definitief verlaten en trokken we naar Nagano, onze tweede bestemming met de Shinkansen. Mooi op tijd en op het juiste spoor (niet zoals onze ministers). Nagano ligt in de Japanse alpen en was ooit in 1998 gaststad voor de olympische winterspelen. Het is er redelijk druk want net deze maand wordt in de Zenko- …
We set the GPS to take us to the Castle in Matsumoto. It gives us three route options in Japanese, we pick the second option but have no clue what it is. As it turns out it takes a southerly route, nice hillside country roads passing through small villages, a very agricultural area. In the end we take the toll way that goes from Nagano to Matsumoto …
... Out of the mountains and about 30 minutes from Nagano. Maleny/Montville style town. Warm here, about 24 degrees - so we were a bit hot as we dressed for the mountains. While touristy, it is quiet and unhurried. It is chestnut season for this area so speciality shops with everything "chestnut" and cafes, beautiful craft stores, sake brewery (no thanks after last nights headache), galleries and museums. There is also an open garden ...
... private tour for 4! The guide then took us up the mountains on a magical mystery tour. We had no idea of what was happening, but it was a lovely drive first past apple and grape orchards and then on very narrow steep roads to the ski fields including Nozowan. We saw hot springs belching steam (volcano country), natural springs with beautiful drinking water, and even a light sprinkling of snow. Eventually we ended up back down the slopes above Nagano at Hotel Selan, which ...