Explore the attractions of Sakuho Town

Recommended Season: Spring, Autumn,/ Yachiho Station/ Kaize Station(Nagano Prefecture, Minami Saku Gun, Sakuho Town)


Let's explore some of the attractions of Sakuho Town, such as its rich nature and cultural arts, and traditional sake brewery.

Spot ① Exhibition of treasured works “Okumura Togyu Memorial Museum”

ポイント This is an art museum centered on drawings of Okumura Togyu who was born in the Meiji period and continued to paint until the age of 101. The building is Kurosawa Kaikan, built in the early Showa era. When people were evacuated here during the war, this building was made into an art museum by the people that evacuated into the area as a thank you for the hospitality that local people showed them. The beautiful garden is also a must-see.
Spot Information Telephone: 0267-88-3881
Opening hours: 9:30am to 5:00pm
Closed/ Monday, the day after national holiday
Admission fee: Adult Y500, Elementary School and Junior High Students Y300
Address 1429-1 Hozumi, Sakuhomachi, Minami Saku Gun, Nagano Prefecture ZIP:384-0702
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Spot ②Look, Drink and Eat at “Kurosawa Sake Brewery and Sake Museum”

Point of interest. A local sake brewery. The Sake Museum exhibits diorama that reproduces the stages of sake brewing, sake containers, and sake-making tools. At the shop where the brewery has been remodeled, tasting sales of Japanese sake and shochu, including the representative brand “Izutsu Cho”, are also available. There is also a cafe.
Spot Information Telephone:0267-88-2002
Open hours/ 9:00am to 5:00pm
address 1400 Hozumi, Sakuho Town, Minami Saku Gun, Nagano Prefecture ZIP:384-0702
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Spot ③ “Hanaoka Archaeological Park”

Point of interest. This is a park with a mountain castle (of unknown age) and the Hanaoka Castle. It seems to have been used as a place to raise smoke for the signal, by Shingen Takeda, and the view is wonderful.
Address 2387 Kaize, Sakuho Town, Minami Saku Gun, Nagano Prefecture ZIP:384-0503
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Spot ④ “Hana no Sato / Moraikan”

Point of interest. There are libraries, halls, conference rooms, etc. as a base for residents' lifelong learning, and events such as concerts and cultural art courses are held.
Address 2570 Kaisze, Ooaza, Sakuho Town, Minami Saku Gun, Nagano Prefecture ZIP:384-0503
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Restaurant Takatonbo

It is a restaurant in front of Yachiho Station. It uses seasonal ingredients from Sakuho Town and serve seasonal pizzas and pasta. You can also enjoy kites while waiting for the train.

Telephone:0267-88-2933
https://www.takatonbo.com
Opening hours/ 11:00am to 3:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Closed/ Monday
1335-3 Hozumi, Sakuho Town, Minami Saku Gun, Nagano Prefecure ZIP:384-0702
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