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best view of Lake Suwa

Singapore, Singapore
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best view of Lake Suwa

Hi , I am planning a day trip from Matsumoto to to Lake Suwa,

May i know from the web link here>

https:/…pixta_24543556_M.jpg

How to get here to see this wonderful view of Lake Suwa?

There is 2 stations, Shimo-Suwa and Kami-Suwa station, which has the better access to sigh seeing?

If make it a full one day trip, any other place of interest can visit too?

Thanks

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Sapporo, Japan
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1. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

The picture you provided is probably taken at Tateishi Park in Suwa-city.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4w1SH5CQV2Y

https://travel.mapfan.com/lang/en/spot/80406

It's difficult to visit by public transport,so consider to charter a taxi from Kamisuwa station.

Singapore, Singapore
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2. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

Thanks, any idea the cost for a trip up and down to the park? and possible to get a taxi at the park back to the station?

Kanagawa...
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3. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

I never saw the whole Suwa lake from the top.

I used Kamisuwa station when I go sightseeing around the Venus Line(ビーナスライン).

Venus Line is a road leading to Shirakaba Lake - Kurumayama - Kirigamine.

There is also a bus till November 5.

Lake Shirakaba · Kurumayama High Mountain · Kirigamine Line

(白樺湖・車山高原・霧ヶ峰線)

alpico.co.jp/access/suwa/pdf/kirigamine_shir…

alpico.co.jp/access/suwa/pdf/shirakabako_kir…

In the Kirigamine, the time when summer day lily (Hemerocallis dumortierii,Nikko kisuge,ニッコウキスゲ) will bloom is recommended.

It is said that it is possible to go from Kamisuwa station(上諏訪駅) by Kariin chan bus(かりんちゃんバス) near Tateishi Park(Tateishi koen,立石公園).

Get off at Tateishi-cho(or Tateishi-machi)(立石町) at Higashiyama Line(東山線)

…suwa.lg.jp/web/…4_bus_2017_10_01.pdf

city.suwa.lg.jp/kanko/city_info/detail.jsp… id=6435

From Chino Station(茅野駅) you can go to Tateshina(蓼科).

alpico.co.jp/access/suwa/pdf/kitayatsugatake…

On weekends and holidays until October 29, there is also a bus Kurumayama - Shirakabako - Tateshina - Chino Station.

alpico.co.jp/access/suwa/pdf/tateshina_round…

If you like glass products, Kitazawa Art Museum is also recommended.

…kitz.co.jp/en/english_aboutus.html

Kurumayama Highland

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Rev…

Kirigamine

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Rev…

Tateshina

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Rev…

http://tateshina.ne.jp/

Lake Shirakaba

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Rev…

Other places

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g1…

http://www.suwakanko.jp/

http://www.tateshinakougen.gr.jp/

Sapporo, Japan
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4. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

http://www.suwakotsu.com/price.html

Round trip:1300JPY×2

Waiting fare:400JPY per 7 minutes

In Suwa,Onsen is must to experience.There are many bathhouse around Kamisuwa station.

Katakurakan(片倉館) is old western-styled bathhouse,it's recommended.

http://www.unique-nagano.com/detail.php?id=33

Singapore, Singapore
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5. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

thanks, Katakurakan(片倉館) look like a must visit place.

As for the cab service, http://www.suwakotsu.com/price.html, i need to call them for pick up at the train station? or can easy get a cab on near the train station?

To visit Tateishi Park, any recommended timing? what time is the sunset around 7 Dec?

Also any recommended unagi restaurant near the train station?

Thanks

Sapporo, Japan
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6. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

Kamisuwa station has some taxis at the west exit taxi pool,you don’t need to call.

Sunrise and sunset data

sunrisesunset.info/cities-japan/time-sunrise…

Japan
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7. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

Probably a bit far out (and almost certainly not accessible by public transport - but don't quote me on that), but Takabochi Kogen has got some truly awe-inspiring views - on a clear day, you'll be able to see all the way past Lake Suwa out to Mt Fuji....

…nationalgeographic.com/photos/7871283/

Singapore, Singapore
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8. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

Kamisuwa station has some taxis at the west exit taxi pool,you don’t need to call.

Sunrise and sunset data

sunrisesunset.info/cities-japan/time-sunrise…

Hi, above, possible that i get a taxi to Tateishi Park, and i take my time to enjoy the sunset. there after, will it be easy for me to get taxi back to the train station. I would not prefer the taxi driver to wait for me. Thks

Sapporo, Japan
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9. Re: best view of Lake Suwa

I think the easiest way is taking the taxi at the station and asking the driver to wait at the Tateishi Park.

(Waiting fare:400JPY per 7 minutes)

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