Nagano Prefecture Kirigamine Nature Conservation Center Visitor center
Welcome to Kirigamine!
The Kirigamine Nature Conservation Center is the prefectural visitor center located in Yatsugatake Chushin Kogen Quasi-National Park. We introduce animals, plants, geological features, and the history of Kirigamine in displays and photo panels. Additionally, through video screenings and guided walks, you can deepen your understanding of the nature of Kirigamine
|Opening period||April 15 to November 15|
|Opening hours||8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.|
|Closed||Wednesdays (the following day in the case of holiday)|
Open every day in July and August
|Address||7718-9 Shigakirigamine, Suwa City, Nagano 392-0008|
|Exhibition room||Models, stuffed animals, tactile items, and more are displayed according to such themes as grassland , wetland, and Juso (native trees) for both children and adults can enjoy.|
|Video exhibit||This room can be used for screening a video about Kirigamine (15 min).|
|Counter||You can get information about the weather and flowering. Please ask our staff about walking routes.|
|Restroom||A wheelchair-accessible restroom is installed with a diaper changing table.|
|Accessibility||The entrance and inside of the building are equipped with ramps.|
|AED||Automated External Defibrillators are equipped.|
|Free Wi-fi||Free Wi-fi is available. The password is posted inside the building.|
Travel by car
Travel by train
※Please note that service sections of bus may change depending on the season. Some buses may suspend travel on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
ALPICO Kotsu Co., Ltd. Tel: 0266-72-2151
Website : https://www.alpico.co.jp/en/timetable/suwa/ https://www.alpico.co.jp/traffic/local/suwa/
If you take a taxi from JR Suwa Station, it takes about 20 min and costs around 5,100 JPY.
ALPICO Taxi Co., Ltd. Suwa Branch Tel: 0266-71-1181
Suwakotsu Co., Ltd. Tel: 0266-52-1190Daiichi Kotsu Sangyo Co., Ltd. Tel: 0266-52-5151