Nagano, Japan is a one of the place where you can enjoy cherry-blossom viewing for 3 months from March to May. Especially at Karuizawa area, from mid of Apr. to early May is the cherry-blossom season, you can enjoy the mountain cherry trees unique to the mountain resort. There are numerous cherry blossom spots around from Karuizawa, please enjoy having sake, Japanese gourmet with cherry flower views.
It only takes 70 min. from Tokyo by Shinkansen to reach Karuizawa, you may enjoy beautiful mountain views in short trip from Tokyo. Much fun to stay overnight at Karuizawa.
Ueda, Komoro, Saku have a castle ruins of the Edo period. They are also a cherry blossoming spot.
Ueda castle, old-fashioned garden, and one of the five Goryokaku ruins in Japan only.
Enjoy Nagano history and cherry-blossom viewing.