Shop at Nakamise Street
The name of this street in Nagano City literally translates to “shops on the inside”, alluding to their location on the Zenko-ji Temple complex. This dynamic souvenir street leads the way to Zenkoji’s main hall (Hondou) and you’ll find everything from Japanese sweets and dumpling, to umbrellas, kimonos, Buddhist prayer beads and ornaments. You can find the top 5 souvenirs at Zenko-ji Temple here.
There is a 1-DAY SNOW MONKEY & ZENKOJI TEMPLE TOUR available that includes a stroll along the Nakamise street!
10:00 - 17:00
From Nagano Station:Exit the Station from the Zenko-ji Exit and take the bus heading for the Zenko-ji Temple. Get off at the Zenko-ji Temple bus stop and walk towards the temple. You'll see the shopping street before the main temple.