Facilities & Locations

The Site of Zozan Sakuma’s Birth Home

The Site of Zozan Sakuma’s Birth Home Nagano Prefecture Historic Site

The Site of Zozan Sakuma’s Birth Home

  • 5 min
  • Free
  • Closed

The birthplace of Matsushiro retainer Zozan Sakuma. A trailblazer at the end of Edo period, he supported the opening of the country while defending its coasts around the middle of the 19th century. It is said that there was a main building, storehouses, and martial arts training area in his former residence, and the well remains as it was in those days.

Highlights of The Site of Zozan Sakuma’s Birth Home

Location・Opening Hours・InquiriesInquiry

1531 Matsushiro, Matsushiro-machi, Nagano
Free access (24hr)
Generally open year-round

Admission fee


Access ・ Parking lot

Public transportation
Bus: 30 min from Nagano Station’s Zenkoji exit.
Board the Alpico Bus (No. 30) bound for Matsushiro at boarding point #3.
Get off at the Hachijuni Ginko bus stop and walk 3 min.
Private vehicle
10 min from the Nagano Interchange
Zozan Shrine Parking :
Lot: 5 regular vehicles

Zozan East Parking Lot (5 min walk to the En’utei)
Lot: 7 large-size buses and around 7 regular vehicles
Multipurpose toilet