Obuse-cho the town of chestnuts, Katsushika Hokusai, and flowers. The town of Obuse prospered from the late Edo period to the early Meiji era (about 1790-1887) with riverboats. Many Japanese artists of the time, including the painter Katsushika Hokusai, visited the town. Therefore, there are many museums and galleries, including the Hokusai Museum (Hokusaikan) where original paintings and woodblock prints by Katsushika Hokusai are on display.

Address 【Obuse Culture Sightseeing Association】
1497-2 Obuse, Kamitakai District, Nagano 381-0201

〒381-0201 長野県小布施町小布施1497-2(長野電鉄小布施駅舎内)

Take the JR Chuo Main Line, Limited Express Shinano No. 3, bound for Nagano Nagoya Station-Nagano Station
Transfer to the Nagano Electric Railway Nagano Line bound for Shinshu-Nakano Nagano Station-Obuse Station
[Time required] Approximately 4 hours 11 minutes

Websites Tourism Association sitehttp://www.obusekanko.jp/obuse-guide/

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