Sightseeing Spots

We will introduce recommended sightseeing spots for Ueda City in Nagano Prefecture from the categories of nature, history and culture, experiences, hot springs, and Japan heritage.


Bessho Hot Springs

Anrakuji (temple)

Along with Kenchoji in Kamakura, Anrakuji is one of the oldest Rinzai Zen Buddhist temples in Japan. Also, the three-storied pagoda located at the rear of the precincts is the only one in all of Japan with octagonal roofs, constructed in the style of a Chinese zen temple (Karayo style) of the Song dynasty, and it is designated a national treasure.


Location 2361 Bessho Onsen, Ueda
Tel 0268-38-2062
Hours March – October: 8:00 – 17:00 (Final entry 16:45)
November – February: 8:00 – 16:00 (Final entry 15:45)
Closed Open 7 days a week
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