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Agematsu Tourism Association
4 hours ago
Hello! This is the Uematsu Tourism Association. Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture is a town rich in Rich in nature located in the center of the Kiso Valley in the upper reaches of the Kiso River in the southwestern part of Nagano Prefecture. Blessed with a rich history and beautiful nature, it continues to attract visitors to visit. ◆◆History of Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ Agematsu Town in Nagano Prefecture was the 38th Shukuba town on the Nakasendo Highway connecting Edo and Kyoto during the Edo period. The distance from Koumatsu-juku to Suhara-juku is the longest in Kiso Road, and it flourished as a resting place for many travelers. Even now, Agematsu Town has historical attractions such as "Kiso Plank" and "Nezame-no-Toko" where you can feel the history of that time. There is also a Nakasendo Kiso Road walking tour led by a veteran guide, so please Use it as a memory of your trip. In addition, Agematsu Town has prospered since ancient times as a forestry town that produces high-quality timber Representative by Kiso Hinoki, and is called "Hinoki no Sato". ◆◆Popular sightseeing spots in Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ ◇Nezame-no-Toko The stream of the Kiso River cuts the granite into squares, and you can see the scenery as if a large box is lined up. There is also a legend of Urashima Taro that Urashima Taro opened the Tamatebako box in this area. ◇Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest It is a recreational forest with natural Kiso Hinoki trees that are more than 300 years old, and it is the place where the world's first forest protection policy was implemented about 400 years ago. There are 7 walking paths, and there is also a Paid Menu such as a forest therapy experience. Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest is the birthplace of forest bathing. The term "forest bathing" was born in 1982, and the first national national convention of forest bathing was held here at the Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest. ◇Akasawa Forest Railway A 2.2-kilometer-round Trolley train for sightseeing that runs through the Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest, and was once used to transport timber. You can enjoy forest bathing while riding the train. The Forest Railway Memorial Hall also exhibits steam locomotives from the time of its opening. ◇Mt. Kiso Komagatake It is the highest peak in the Central Alps and is a mountain with an Elevation of 2956 meters. Elevation up to 2612 meters can be climbed by the ropeway with the highest elevation difference in Japan. ◇Kiso old road of nature trail It is a road that connected the north and south of Kiso even before the Nakasendo Road was maintained. Hiking mountain trail on the Kiso Plateau at 1000 meters Elevation offers Nature views. ◆◆Beloved events and festivals in Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ ◇Komagatake Shrine Festival It is held every year on May 3 at Komagatake Shrine, and the "13 Taisai Kagura" designated as a national selected Intangible folk cultural asset is Dedication. You can see performances such as "Shishin Go Henpai" in which four tengu dance, and "Sanken no Mai (Dance of the Three Swords)" in which they dance with swords. ◆◆Specialty products of Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ Specialty products of Agematsu Town include local gourmet foods such as Gohei-mochi and yasunki, sunki, and Hoha-maki. These allow you to enjoy the flavorful flavors that are unique to the region. ◆◆Recommended points of Agematsu Town, Nagano Prefecture◆◆ Agematsu Town is an attractive area with its rich nature and deep history. Magnificent nature such as Nezame-no-Toko and Mt. Kiso Komagatake, extraordinary forest bathing in the Akazawa Natural Recreation Forest, the history of Agematsu Town while walking along the Nakasendo Road... Agematsu Town is full of elements that attract people. Enjoy a trip away from everyday life, healing and refreshing from the heart, and enjoying nature, history, and culture in Agematsu Town. COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will send out recommended Information on Agematsu Town, so thank you.
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Kashiwa Tourism Association.
Mar. 6, 2024
Ōtōin The founding of Oto-in is unknown, but it is believed that it was built in the Nara and Heian periods, and that the monks of the Tendai sect lived there to pray to the dead. It is recorded that Daito-in became a Soto School temple in the first year of Keicho (1596). Otoin Temple is a family temple where the ancestors and deceased members of the Dan family are memorialized. In addition, as a temple open to the community, we are actively engaged in cultural activities such as concerts using the main hall (temple con), art exhibitions in the gallery, history study groups, small Buddha carving classes, calligraphy classes, flower arrangement classes, etc., and we continue to be active as a temple open to the community as a family temple for the Dan family. [Basic information] Address: Kashiwa City Hananoi 1757 TEL:04-7132-5868 Business hours: 9:00~16:30 (temple office reception) Closed: open all year Parking: 40 cars ~Access~ 【JR Joban Line】Get off at "Kashiwa" station, west exit from the bus stop "Municipal Kashiwa High School", Bus bound for "Tokyu Village" Get off at the bus stop "Hananoi Shrine" and walk for 10 minutes. 【Tsukuba Express】Get off at Kashiwa Leaf Campus Station, from the bus stop Take the bus to "Tokyu Village" and get off at the bus stop "Hananoi Kido" 10 minutes on foot ~Attractions~ ・Ginkgo biloba The giant ginkgo tree, the symbol of Daitoin, is said to be over 450 years old. It is said that this large ginkgo was used as a landmark of Hananoi Village during the Tone River water transportation in the Edo period. Even now, you can see it well from the Ōtone Bridge. According to the "Chinju Forest Tree Survey Research" Implementation in 2004 (Heisei 16), ginkgo biloba (5.32 m) is considered to be the thickest trunk circumference in Kashiwa City. In 1981 (Showa 56) (1981), it became a designated protected tree (designation number 290) in Kashiwa City. ・Bentendo Bentendo, built in 1864, was demolished due to deterioration in the Showa 50. The inauguration ceremony of the current Bentendo was held in November 1998 (Heisei 10) (1998). The Bentendo enshrines Benzaiten, an eight-armed statue with the god Uga and a Torii (shrine gate) gate above his head. In his hand, he holds a long halberd, an orb, and a key to the treasury. The crocodile mouth attached to the old Bentendo Hall is engraved with the names of 24 donors from the tenth year of Tenpo (1839), indicating that the Bentendo has existed since ancient times. This crocodile mouth is attached to the Shin Bentendo and still resonates with the sound of the Tenpo era.
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  • Chiba Prefecture
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Kashiwa Tourism Association.
Mar. 6, 2024
Yutaka inari Hongu Toyoke Inari" is written and read as "Yutaka inari". Like Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, it was founded in Showa 40 (Showa 40) as a single shrine that does not belong to the main office of the shrine It is a shrine of Shinto Buddhist practice, which is rare in modern times. Currently, it is the Kashiwa City Yutaka handling office of the Fushimi Inari Taisha Affiliated Lecture Office. He is also responsible for the Fukurokuju of the "Seven Lucky Gods". A sign that is a sign of congratulations = Because "Zuisho" often occurs It is also known as the Power Spot. In addition, shuin stamps by Fukue master Azunosuke and limited-time red seals, etc. It is also popular for being able to receive various shuin stamps (see image). We also accept prayers for the removal of evil, prayers for traffic safety, groundbreaking ceremonies, blessing prayers, Shichi-Go-San, weddings, etc. (Fengqi Lord God) Shoichi Toyoke Inari Ōkami (Ukanomitamanomikoto, Ooanamuchinomikoto, Otanomikoto, Otanomikoto, Ukemochinokami) Basic Info Address Chiba Prefecture Kashiwa City Feng Shiki 972-14 TEL 04-7174-0248 business hours Holidays Parking Access 【JR Joban Line】Get off at Minami Kashiwa Station 20 minutes walk 25 minutes walk from JR Kashiwa Station [Bus] JR Tobu Noda Line Kashiwa Station East Exit "Kashiwa Station East Exit" Stop No. 5 Kashiwa 28 bound for Natogaya (via Tokiwadai) and get off at "Toyomachi Higashi" 5 minutes on foot shuin stamps * All reception will be "ready-made" (9 a.m. ~ 5 p.m.) shuin stamps The size is about 21.5 cm in width and 15.5 cm in height There is also a limited period of award, so please come and visit us
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