Facilities & Locations
Jozan Yamadera’s Historic Residence Cultural Heritage and Memorial Museum
Stroll through a garden that incorporates the symbol of Matsushiro, the small mountain Zozan, into its scenery.
- 20 min
This was the residence of Jozan Yamadera, a retainer of the Matsushiro domain.
The large gate built around the middle of the 19th century and the garden with a pond fed by the Sensui Waterway are two notable features.
The overall width of the gate is approximately 22 m, and it is the largest remaining gate in Matsushiro. Along with the waterway, it Is one of the most beautiful, scenic spots in the castle town.
Highlights of Jozan Yamadera’s Historic Residence
View the Gate and the Study from the Garden
1493-1 Matsushiro, Matsushiro-machi, Nagano
- April‐October 9:00–17:00 (Last entry 16:30)
November‐March 9:00‐16:30 (Last entry 16:00)
- Dec. 29 – Jan. 3
Access ・ Parking lot
- Public transportation
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 10 min.
- Private vehicle
- 10 min from the Nagano Interchange
- Zozan East Parking
(5 min walk to the south of the Zozan Memorial Museum)
Lot: 7 large-size buses and around 7 regular vehicles
- Multipurpose toilet