Music / Performing Arts - Director: Nikolaus Lehnhoff - Classification: Exempt - Starring: Kent Nagano, Matti Salminen, Waltraud Meier, Tom Fox, Baden-Baden Festival Choir, Berlin German Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Hampson, Christopher Ventris (On Ciao since: 06/2005)
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Advantages: A nice half-day out, some nice animals Disadvantages: It's pretty hard to get to/find
...Chausuyama Zoo is a quaint little city zoo in Nagano, Japan, where I currently call home. While certainly not a major attraction even in Nagano, it makes for a nice half-day trip particularly if you live in the city.
The zoo is located on a hillside some way out of the city, quite inconveniently. In order to get there without your own transport you must take a train from Nagano to...
Advantages: A fascinating war relic Disadvantages: Hard to get to, really not much to see other than empty tunnels
...Matsushiro, an unassuming former Samurai town in the south of the now all-encompassing Nagano City is not really known as a tourism hotspot, particularly for foreigners who rarely venture into Nagano for anything other than winter sports. However, hidden away down its little backstreets is one of the most important war relics in modern Japanese history.
The Zozan (meaning ?elephant mountain...
Advantages: A quiet rural city combining history with modern attractions. Disadvantages: Without a car its time consuming and sometimes expensive to get to some of the outlying sites.
...(note - this review refers to Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture)
Nagano, where I've called home for the last six years, sits two hours from Tokyo by bullet train and is considered the doorway to the Japan Alps. Within an hour of the city you can find the best skiing and hiking in Japan, jagged mountains, historic temples, ninjas and World War 2 relics.
The city itself...
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