Shimosuwa

Welcome to Japan Central Honshu, Shimouswa

Suwa Silk

Shimosuwa

Welcome to Japan Central Honshu, Shimouswa

Suwa used to be the No.1 Silk producing district.

Suwa Taisha is the 4 shrines complex, one of the most ancient shrines in Japan.

The Nakasendo was routes from Edo to Kyoto in Edo Era.

Recommended route to relish Shimosuwa

See the route!

You can enjoy 4 seasons of nature beauty.

Shimosuwa Hot spring has long history.

Let’s taste local cuisine of Shimosuwa.

Come to the Center of Japan, Shimosuwa!

Vist and Stay

Event Calendar

Spring

Sakura Festival

(middle of the April)

Walk the downtown Spring festival

(end of the April)

Summer

Ofune festival

(31st July and 1st August)

Lake Suwa fireworks festival

(15th August)

Autumn

National new fireworks competition

(September)

Suwako marathon

(October)

Walk the downtown autumn festival

(November)

Winter

Wakasagi smelt shing

(November to March)

Coming flying of the swan to Lake Suwa

(January to February)