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Shimosuwa overview

Shimosuwa is special for its rich culture, parks, and natural features, and known for its historical sites and monuments. You'll enjoy Shimosuwa's museums. Take in some local culture at popular places like Matsumoto City Museum and Japan Ukiyo-e Museum. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Matsumoto Castle. Whatever you're into, Shimosuwa has something for you.

Where to stay in Shimosuwa

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Shimosuwa has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Shimosuwa with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Shimosuwa hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Shimosuwa hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Shimosuwa

Fly in to Nagoya (NKM-Komaki), 89.5 mi (144 km) from downtown Shimosuwa. Tokyo (HND-Haneda) is the next closest major airport, 101.4 mi (163.3 km) away.

What to see around Shimosuwa

A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Honjin Iwanami House
  • • Gishodo Swako Watch and Clock Museum
  • • Suwako Orgel Museum
  • • Harmo Museum
  • • Kitazawa Museum of Art
If you're interested in historical sites or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Jiun-ji Temple
  • • Manji Stone Buddha
  • • Raiko-ji Temple
  • • Suwa Taisha
  • • Katakura Hall
It's well known for its parks and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Yashimagahara Marsh
  • • Wada Pass
  • • Kirigamine Highland
  • • Suwashi Kohan Park
  • • Takabotchi Highlands
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Matsumoto City Museum
  • • Matsumoto Castle
  • • Japan Ukiyo-e Museum

When to visit Shimosuwa

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 55°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 81°F day, 34°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 55°F night
  • October-December: 72°F day, 25°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.72 inches
  • April-June: 11.50 inches
  • July-September: 13.82 inches
  • October-December: 9.76 inches