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.


City Center

Ueda Castle Park

An iconic sightseeing spot for Ueda that can’t be missed, the castle was constructed by the Sanada Clan 400 years ago. Even now, Ueda Castle continues to enchant visitors. From cherry blossoms and fresh green growth to autumn leaves, the park brims with Warring States Period romanticism throughout the changing seasons, so please enjoy exploring history there. There is also a museum in the castle.


Location Ninomaru, Ueda
Tel 0268-23-5135 (Park Management Office)
Hours Park: Accessible 24 hours/day
Ueda City Museum, Ueda Castle Yagura Gate: 8:30 – 17:00 (Final entry 16:30)
Closed Park: Open year-round
Ueda City Museum: Closed Wed, the day after a holiday, and around New Year’s Day (Open every day in April, August)
Ueda Castle Yagura Gate: Closed Wed, the day after a holiday (Open every day in April, August) and Dec to March except the last Sat and Sun of March
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