Obuse – famous in connection with Matsuo Basho

Obuse is well known as a place where Matsuo Basho liked and stayed when he turned 83 years old. Since it has remained historic sites, many Japanese people have visited.

Spots in this area :

  • Hokusai Museum
  • Gansho-in temple (岩松院) | the large paint at ceiling called “Phoenix”? drawn by Basho Matsuo
  • Takai Kozan Memorial museum
  • Joko-ji temple etc

* you can download some guide map on the official web >> here

Access to Obuse :

90 min by train from Tokyo Sta. to Nagano Sta. + 30 min by train from Nagano Sta. to Obuse Sta.


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