Food & Cultural Walking Tour around Zenkoji Temple in Nagano

Overview

Enjoy having Oyaki(Japanese Stuffed Dumplings) in front of a traditional Japanese sunken hearth, and also you have local sweets & Matcha tea as we walk through Zenkoji temple’s town area in Nagano.

  • Taste 2 Oyaki(Japanese Stuffed Dumplings), Miso soup & Soba Tea in front of a traditional Japanese sunken hearth. 
  • Explore Nagano’s back street area, where is not on your guide book and you see 1400 years history of national treasure temple
  • Having a Matcha tea in the traditional Japanese style tea place.
  • Learn and practice authentic Japanese eating style and discover other parts of Nagano outside of your guidebook.
  • Connect with local business owners to learn the history and local culture.
  • Photography Tour
    We will be on hand to take some happy snaps(by DSLR camera) which will be shared with you after the tour!

*Please let us know if you have any food restrictions beforehand*

  • Photo Friendly
  • 3 Hours
  • 1 to 8 people
  • All weather

Trip Itinerary

Meet up at Nagano station
Meet Up with our guide at nagano station.
Oyaki House
Taste Nagano’s special product “Oyaki”, which is Japanese stuffed dumplings and from local village called “Ogawa”. Oyaki is cooked in irori, which is a traditional Japanese sunken hearth and you can have it near by cozy & warm bonfire.
Walking High Street to Zenkoji Temple
You can buy some Nagano’s local products for souvenir on the high street and see the history of 1400 years’ national treasure temple
Walking on back street.
You can choose options to see some important shrines or you can pop in a local shop to have pretty Japanese local sweet.
Arrival at Matcha Tea Place
You have Matcha tea in Japanese style room and also very nice caramel custard. *Please note, you have Matcha tea and Japanese sweet on Tuesday*
Pop in local shop on back street
You can pop in local shop to see Nagano’s local products and you can have nice chat with the staff.
Tour Concludes
The duration of this tour is about 3 hours. The tour concludes at the Nagano station. If you would like to explore different place s like restaurants after this tour, you can say good bye to your guide at around Zenkoji temple area, where is easy to get back to Nagano station by yourself
Have a Question?

Feel free to reach out and we're happy to answer any questions you may have.

Food & Cultural Walking Tour around Zenkoji temple in Nagano
Sale now ¥9,990/pp
  • Walking Tour
  • Includes: Lunch, Sweets & Matcha Tea
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Group: From 1 to 8 pp

¥13,500 Now on sale
¥9,990 per person

 BOOK NOW
October 2020
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
2829301234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930311

Info

  • Duration: 3 hours, starting at 11:30 am
  • Minimum: 1 people per tour
  • Maximum: 8 people per tour
  • Price: 13,500 JPY (incl. tax) per person, Child (3-12) 9,500 JPY (incl. tax)
  • Infants (0-2) are free of charge.  An infant lunch is not included 
  • Includes: Lunch, Matcha Tea, Sweets and English-speaking guide
  • Excludes: Extra drinks and food (available to purchase), Bullet train tickets and other transportation fees.
  • Meeting location: Nagano Station
Professional Guide

Local expert, personable English-speaking guides

Walking tour

This is an easy going walking tour. You can come just as you are.

Lunch & Tea

You will have absolutely enough meal for lunch and Japanese tea.

Instagram

Take the photo of spots on back street in Nagano for your Instagram album.

Related Tours

Choose from our comprehensive list of guided, sightseeing, and family Nagano tours.

3 Hours

Nagano Sake Tasting Walking Tour

VIEW TOUR
4 Hours

Oyaki Making & Walking Tour around Zenkoji in Nagano

VIEW TOUR
4.5 Hours

Matsumoto Castle, Sake, Food & Craft Beer Walking Tour

VIEW TOUR
2.5 Hours

Izakaya Food Tour in Nagano

VIEW TOUR

Check Our Blog

Sun Sun Winery in Shiojiri City

Sun Sun Winery in Shiojiri City Long time no see. Hello! I’m Risa. I visited Sun Sun Winery in Shiojiri City today. There are many wineries in Shiojiri. It is a hidden wine region. Autumn is the season for grapes. … Read More

Featured Post

Bakery in Matsumoto

Bakery in Matsumoto Bakery Sweet Hello everyone! I’m sorry I couldn’t post because the nurse’s work was busy. Today, I went a bakery “sweet ” ,located a 1-minute walk from my house to have breakfast. Sweet is a popular and … Read More

Featured Post

Yummy milk bread

Yummy milk bread Boulangerie Nakamura I came to Shiojiri next to Matsumoto to work as a nurse.For lunch, I bought bread at Boulangerie Nakamura, a long established bakery. It is about 5 minutes walk from Shiojiri Station.Danish bread is famous, … Read More

Featured Post

Roadside station (Michinoeki) in Shiojiri city

Roadside station (Michinoeki) in Shiojiri city Hello! Today, I’m at the Michinoeki Osakada in Shiojiri City, which is next to Matsumoto City. Michinoeki is a car rest area! Michinoeki Osakada  is a facility with areas such as athletics, go-karts, putter golf, museums, … Read More

Featured Post

Birthday Cake in Matsumoto !

Birthday Cake in Matsumoto ! My birthday☆ Hello! Nagano has become hot hot summer! !! !! Due to the high altitude, the skin has sunburn in the daytime. However, it is cool at night and we can spend without air … Read More

Featured Post

AEON MAL MATSUMOTO

Hello! I’m Risa. It was going to rain today, so I came to AEON MALL with my children. It was opened in Matsumoto 3 years ago. AEON MALL is a huge shopping mall that opens all over Japan, Southeast Asia and China.  … Read More

Featured Post

Tea Shop

胡蝶庵 Tea shop Nagano is now in the rainy season.  Rainy and cloudy days continue every day. It continues to rain, but thanks to it, I feel that the greenery of the mountains has become deep green! Today I went to … Read More

Featured Post

Flower arrangement : IKEBANA

IKEBANA (Flower arrangement in JAPAN) IKEBANA is one of my hobbies. I loved flowers since I was little, so I have been studying under professor Ozawa for about 5 years. Flowers are healed me every day, no matter how busy … Read More

Featured Post

Intro:Live Online Walking Tour in Nagano City

Overview * THIS IS AN ONLINE EXPERIENCE by using Zoom * Enjoy watching live online tour in Nagano city. ■ This online experience is recommended for people who is – Planning to visit to Nagano city and Japan near future … Read More

Featured Post

Barbecue in Matsumoto City​

Barbecue in Matsumoto City Today, I went to Shisuien in Matsumoto City and had a barbecue with my friends. The weather was sunny and the  pleasant wind . What a wonderful barbecue day! Shisuien is a facility where we can … Read More

Featured Post