Kamikochi Kamonji Goya -2 上高地 嘉門次小屋 -2

Kamonji Goya is a small restaurant and guesthouse in front of Myojin-ike Pond, Kamikochi. The most popular dish here is a grilled freshwater fish (Iwana-no-shioyaki 岩魚の塩焼き). If you have ever enjoyed their Japanese grilled fish, you know that the taste of the fish is very different from regular grilled fish. It’s very special. read more


嘉門次小屋郷土料理(その他) / 松本)

昼総合点★★★★ 4.0

テーマ: 国内旅行 | ジャンル: 旅行

Kamikochi Kamonji Goya -1 上高地 嘉門次小屋 -1

Kamonji Goya is a small restaurant/ guesthouse in front of Myojin-ike Pond, Kamikochi. A famous mountain guide, Kamijo Kamonji (1847-1917), built this house in 1880, and spent most of the latter half of his life here. read more

上高地の明神池畔にある嘉門次小屋は、登山客に温かい食事と宿を提供してくれる山小屋です。この山小屋の創設者は、上高地の名ガイドと讃えられた上條嘉門次(かみじょうかもんじ1847 -1917)。続きを読む

Karuizawa Stone Church 軽井沢 石の教会

Stone Church in Karuizawa was built in commemoration of Uchimura Kanzo (1861-1930) who was the foremost leader of the Non-church Movement, Japanese author, and Christian evangelist. The church is only 20+ years old, but it looks like it has been here from the ancient days. read more


Coffee from water of Japanese Alps アルプスの清流で淹れたコーヒー

The Northern Japanese Alps has several tall mountains, such as Yarigatake (3180 m) and Hodakadake (3190 m). Kamikochi, commanding a great view of these mountains, sits at the upper reaches of the Azusa River. There are two main hiking courses from the famous Kappa-bashi Bridge: read more


グリンデルワルトラウンジ / 上高地その他)

昼総合点★★★☆☆ 3.5


Kamikochi Taisho-ike Pond Hike 上高地 大正池ハイキング

Kamikochi is a fascinating scenic spot on the upper reaches of the Azusa River. It commands a great view of the northern Japanese Alps. The flat land here has a well-maintained wooden path through the forest and along the river for hikers to enjoy. read more


Karuizawa's Former Mikasa Hotel 軽井沢 旧三笠ホテル

The former Mikasa Hotel, located at the foot of Mt. Asama in Nagano, was once a fashionable social gathering parlor. In 1886, a Canadian-born British missionary, A. C. Shaw, visited Karuizawa unexpectedly and immediately fell in love with it. read more


Eikan-do Temple - beautiful gardens & nice view from pagoda 永観堂 - 庭と多宝塔

Just before the time of visitors coming to see the autumn leaves was in full swing, I strolled the temple grounds of Eikan-do. Because the timing was a bit off-season, I wasn’t caught in a crush of people. read more


Eikan-do Temple - a collection of vertical corridors 永観堂 上へ上へと伸びていく垂直回廊

Eikan-do 永観堂, officially called Zenrin-ji Temple 禅林寺 has a collection of amazing outside corridors connecting several temple buildings alongside a cliff. At first, it goes around some important small rooms bordered by beautiful gardens. We walk forward on the singing floorboards that are very enjoyable to walk upon and listen to. read more


Celebrity Millennium at Yokohama セレブリティ・ミレニアム 横浜入港 

Celebrity Millennium is a giant cruise ship of Malta registry (tonnage 91,000t, length 294m, beam 32m). When it enters Yokohama Bay, it has to wait for low tide to come before it can pass under the Yokohama Bay Bridge. read more


Noge Street Performance 野毛大道芸

The Noge Area is an old downtown district in Yokohama, just a 5-minute-walk from Sakuragicho Station on the JR Keihin Tohoku Line. It is famous for Jazz, casual food, and street performances. In 1986 the “Noge Street Performance Festival” started as a town revival project. read more


Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Garden セゾン現代美術館 庭園

Karuizawa in late September was at a calm, peaceful, and comfortable time after the din of summer. Sezon Museum of Modern Art sits in a forest, and was actually designed as a “Museum in deep green.” read more


Karuizawa Kogen Church 軽井沢高原教会

Karuizawa Kogen Church is a 5-minute-drive north along Route 146, from Naka-Karuizawa Station on the Shinano Tetsudo (Line). The church, surrounded by beautiful greenery, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Karuizawa. But it was not a church at the beginning. read more


Walk Around Kumoba Pond, Karuizawa 軽井沢 雲場池をのんびり散歩

Although it’s chilly in the morning and evening, Karuizawa in the daytime in late September is mild, at around 20 degrees centigrade. We rented bicycles near JR Karuizawa Station, and went up north to the intersection of “Shinonome”(東雲). Then we turned left and rode our bicycles fast. The road was nice and straight and went through a beautiful forest. It was really refreshing. It took about 10 minutes from the station area to Roppon Tsuji (六本辻). At this point, six streets cross. Kumoba Pond is just a few seconds from there. read more