Ueda is a core city of 160,000 located in eastern Nagano Prefecture, and was created on March 6, 2006 from the merger of the former city of Ueda, the towns of Maruko and Sanada and the village of Takeshi. Ueda bills itself as a comfortable, people-centered city in the center of Japan, and as a place of refreshing water, radiant greenery, clear skies and cheerful spirits. In this image, the city aims to continue to influence and inspire development in a wide array of fields throughout the world, to be a place where residents have the power to create history and where locals and visitors alike can prosper and enjoy comfort.
okyo Station→Ueda Station：Hokuriku Shinkansen (about 90 min.)
Nagoya Station→Ueda Station：(JR Chuo Express) ⇒ Shinonoi Station ⇒ (Shinano Railway) [about 3 hr. 30 min.]
Nagano Station→Ueda Station：Hokuriku Shinkansen (about 11 min.)
Tokyo→Ueda Sugadaira IC：Kanetsu Expressway, Fujioka JCT ⇒ Joshin-Etsu Expressway, Ueda Sugadaira IC
Nagoya→Ueda Sugadaira IC：Chuo Expressway, Okaya JCT ⇒ Nagano Expressway, Koshoku JCT ⇒ Joshin-Etsu Expressway, Ueda Sugadaira IC
Osaka→Ueda Sugadaira IC：Meishin Expressway, Komaki JCT ⇒ Chuo Expressway, Okaya JCT ⇒ Nagano Expressway, Koshoku JCT ⇒ Joshin-Etsu Expressway, Ueda Sugadaira IC
1. Financial Assistance for Conventions
Subsidy Program (Ueda City Office)
For national conventions that result in at least 100 hotel-room nights, the city office provides up to 500,000 yen according to the number of hotel-room nights.
2. Other Support Services
• Creating welcome signage
• Arranging tourism pamphlets
• Providing information about convention venues, hotels, Japanese-style inns and other lodging facilities
Ueda-tsumugi traditional woven silk fabric
Snowshoeing course in Sugadaira
View from the summit of Mt. Nekodake
Ueda offers a variety of memorable, educational and fun-filled hands-on experiences, including:
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