Local attraction: Ueda Castle -Cherry Blossom Festival From 6th to 17th April 2016
Former residence of the famous Sanada Clan (a samurai clan known throughout Japan), the castle ruins is now the site of many of Ueda’s festivals and attractions.
Cherry Blossom Festival
From 6th to 17th April 2016
From Karuizawa Station to Ueda station
Shinkansen: 15-20minutes, “Shinano Railway(local train)”:49 minutes.
From Ueda station to Ueda castle, it takes about 15 minutes on foot.