Old castle town and trails:

It is a town in the east of Nagano Prefecture from which views of the old castle, active volcano and beautiful scenes of Mount Asama can be seen. Walking in the castle and around the mountainous area is worth recommending.

Access and Getting Around

Transfer to the JR Koumi Line at Sakudaira Station of the Hokuriku Shinkansen.

Direct buses with many bus services make it convenient.

By train

1 hour 15 minutes from Tokyo to Sakudaira Station by the Hokuriku Shinkansen with 1 train per 30 minutes, 15 minutes to Komoro by the Koumi Line with 1 train per hour.

By bus

3 hours 30 minutes from Shinjuku Station in Tokyo with 10 buses per day.




-Historic Sites 

Kaikoen is Komoro Castle site, a castle usually is built on the hill for the defense throughout the world,yet, this castle called "the hole castle" was built at a lower position, which is unusual in the whole country.In particular the gate and the stone wall remain unchanged as 400 years ago with its dignified personality.A literature house and a small zoo are in the site and people come to visit ...

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-Outdoor Activities 

Takamine-kogen is a vast highlands of 2,000meters above sea level, colorful alpine plants are in sight long the trailand the superb view of Mount Fuji, Mount Yatsugatake, the mountains of the Southern Alps are seen panoramically,all of which are enjoyable.A lot of mountaineers climb up to Mountain Kurofu which is the highest peak of the outer rim of a volcanic craterof Mount Asama in particular to...

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Accommodation around Komoro


Komoro Tourist Association

Nagano Prefecture Tourism Association