6 Sights in Nagano, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Nagano, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Nagano, Japan.

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1. 東山魁夷館

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Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum opened as Shinano Art Museum in Jōyama Park , Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan in 1966, becoming a prefectural museum three years later. It is dedicated to the artists of, and works relating to, Shinshū, including paintings by Hishida Shunsō, Nakamura Fusetsu, and Fujishima Takeji. On 26 April 1990, the Higashiyama Kaii Gallery (東山魁夷館) opened as an annex; currently, there are more than 970 works by the artist. After fifty years, in 2017, the complex closed for renewal, the Higashiyama Kaii Gallery reopening in 2019, the Art Museum scheduled to reopen in April 2021.

Wikipedia: Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum (EN)

2. 往生寺

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往生寺 / CC0

Ōjōji (往生寺, Ōjō-ji) is a temple of the Jōdo sect in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Mt. Anraku, and the name of the hospital is Bodhidharma. It corresponds to the inner temple of Zenkō-ji. The hon. Gentleman is Amida.

Wikipedia: 往生寺 (長野市) (JA)

3. 明行寺

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明行寺 / CC0

Myōgyō-ji (明行寺, Myōgyō-ji) is a temple of the Ōtani sect of Shin Buddhism located in the town of Gondo, Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Mt. Kankatsu. It is sometimes listed as one of the Seven Temples of Zenkō-ji.

Wikipedia: 明行寺 (長野市) (JA)

4. 北野文芸座

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Kitano Bungeiza (北野文芸座, Kitano Bungeiza) is an entertainment hall located in Nishigo-machi, Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Kitano Yoshito, the founder of Kitano Construction, built it as a cultural contribution facility.

Wikipedia: 北野文芸座 (JA)

5. 長野県立美術館

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長野県立美術館 Taken with Canon PowerShot G9 X / CC BY-SA 4.0

Nagano Prefecture Art Museum is a county art museum located in Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture. The site is located in Chengshan Park on the east side of Shankoji Temple. Formerly known as Xinnong Art Museum in Nagano Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 長野県立美術館 (JA)

6. 美和神社

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美和神社 Saigen Jiro / パブリック・ドメイン

Miwa Shrine (美和神社, Miwa Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Miwa, Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It is a shikiuchi sha, and the former company rank is kensha. One of the Seven Shrines of Zenkōji Temple.

Wikipedia: 美和神社 (長野市) (JA)

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