3 panoramic sea mist viewpoints in the Tohoku and Shin Etsu region
Tohoku and Shin Etsu region are rich in natural beauty. Especially in the autumn. Where the whole The region is color with autumn leaves, and there is another equally spectacular scenery. And we want everyone to try to experience the panoramic view of the sea mist and white clouds. That are beautiful, dreamy as if entering a fairy tale world. Today, JR EAST would like to recommend 3 popular sea mist viewpoints. The ability to travel easily by using the card Travel Value JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata Area ) Have I store it. Prepare yourself to take a breath of fresh air at the top of the mountain. While admiring the magnificent view up close
View the sea mist from the SORA Terrace in Shimotakai City, Nagano Prefecture
SORA Terrace is part of Mount Ryuo. Located in Shimotakai City, Nagano Prefecture, with an altitude of 1770 meters above sea level. Making it possible to see the view of the sea of mist. And the white clouds floating as far as the eye can see from the top. And looking down below you will be close to the sea of clouds. As if walking among the clouds. The shape of the sea of clouds and clouds will vary according to weather conditions and wind direction. This makes it possible to enjoy the scenery that changes endlessly throughout the day.
To get to the view of the sea of clouds on SORA Terrace, you need to take a ropeway for about 8 minutes. Along the way, you can enjoy the rich nature of Mt. Ryuou, and in the fall you can also enjoy the colors of the autumn leaves.
・Days and hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. June 12 to September 30, and 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. October 1 – November 3
・Ropeway fee: adults (junior high school students and older) 2,500 yen, elementary school students 1,300 yen round-trip
・How to Get There: From Tokyo, take the JR Kagayaki Shinkansen on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line to Nagano Station (approximately 1.5 hours). Then take the Nagano Electric Railway Limited Express A to Yudanaka Station ( Yudanaka Station): About 50 minutes. From Yudanaka Station, take the free shuttle bus for about 30 minutes and get off at the Ryuoo Ropeway.
See the sea of clouds from the latest Premium Unkai Gondola in Fujimi City, Nagano Prefecture
The famous ski resort Fujimi Panorama Resort offers a limited time service, Premium Unkai Gondola, a ropeway that takes you to the top of the Gondola, which is 1,780 meters above sea level. You will be immersed in the view of the sea of mist in the morning. That is tinge with the golden yellow light of the first sun. And moreover With a height above the clouds, you will be able to see a panoramic view of the sea of clouds against the backdrop of the magnificent Mount Fuji rising from the clouds.
The Premium Unkai Gondola is only available from mid-September to mid-November. Anyone who wants to experience the majestic beauty of the sea of mist by yourself Make sure to plan your trip in advance. Because it is guaranteed that it is definitely worth the trip.
View the sea of clouds from the outdoor hot spring Matsudai Shibatouge Onsen Unkai in Tokamachi City, Niigata Prefecture
Shibatouge Onsen’s hot springs are known for their high-quality, sodium-rich spring water. Chloride can relieve fatigue and treat fatigue as well. In addition to good quality mineral water The main highlight here is the open-air onsen with only a thin transparent glass sandwich between you and the view of the morning mist embracing the mountains in front of you. Making it possible to experience panoramic beauty without any barriers. It was as if he was floating amongst the waves of clouds. It can be said that if visiting here, you will relax your body and mind at the same time, and for those who want to stay longer and soak up the atmosphere, you can stay overnight because in addition to onsen, there are also accommodations with facilities. The convenience and delicious food are also available.