Trip to Yamato Kokindenju-no-sato by Nagaragawa Railway
A trip to know the history and culture of
An outdoor museum with beautiful sceneries in spring and autumn.
Have a French lunch while seeing the beautiful scenery
A foot bath located inside a roadside station. Perfect for your final destination after your whole trip!
We are taking Nagaragawa Railway to Kokindenju-no-sato to sense the history and culture. We are going to enjoy a nice lunch at a floating restaurant and see the beautiful view during this trip.
Tokunaga Station of Nagaragawa Railway
Use the discounted
“Kokindenju-go Kokin Ticket”
to go on a train journey
Tokunaga Station of Gujo-shi Yamato-cho is a small station north above Gujo Hachiman Station. There are toilets and vending machines inside the station. Wooden poles and benches are placed spreading a nostalgic atmosphere. Kokindenju-go Kokin Ticket, including free shuttle from Tokunaga Station to Kokindenju-no-sato Field Museum, a lunch at Restaurant Momochidori and ticket for Waka Literature Hall, is available (5880JPY, reservation needed). For details, please refers to Nagaragawa Official Website : http://www.nagatetsu.co.jp/gain/kokin-ticket/）
Tokugana Station is an unmanned station of Nagaragawa Railway.
There is a bicycle parking lot in front of the station but no parking area for vehicles.
Toilet is inside the station.
Kokindenju-no-sato Field Museum
Toshi Memorial Hall, Waka Literature Hall, Tanka-no-sato Koryukan Yobukodori, Myoken-jinja Shrine
Sakura in spring and red leaves in autumn
An outdoor museum in nature
Kokindenju-no-sato Field Museum is an outdoor museum with the theme of Waka (Japanese poem) with the name of Lord To who was the root of Kokindenju. Inside the area of the museum, Waka Literature Hall is introducing the history of Waka from the ancient time up till today. Toshi Memorial Hall is showing the history of Kokindenju and Lord To, while Toshi-yakataato-teien is designated to be a National Scenic Beauty. You can see the changes of scenery throughout the year. Seeing all the mountains, birds, small animals and plants is also one of charming point! You can also see lines of lovely cherry blossom in Myoken-jinja Shrine next to the museum in spring.
Enter the world of Waka and have a nice time at the museum.
Kokindenju-no-sato Field Museum is filling by red leaves in autumn.
Cherry blossom trees along the path to Myoken-jinja is very famous.
Having a French lunch while seeing the beautiful scenery
In glassed-in restaurant with an open aired ceiling, you can see the beautiful natural view through the large window. French lunch is cooked by chef who received training in France. He also chooses fresh local vegetable and wild game meat for ingredients. Seasonal cuisine is also provided. Lunch and wine at Restaurant Momochidori are included in Kokin Ticket.
French cuisine made by chef who received training in France. An extensive wine list is also available.
A sign is written “Momochidori”.
Glassed-in building is floating on the pond.
Roadside Station Kokindenju-no-sato Yamato
(Souvenir & hot spring)
Last destination of our journey is
A roadside station with a foot bath
Roadside Station Kokindenju-no-sato Yamato is a facility with visitor information center, restaurant, souvenir shop, morning market, local specialty shop, workshop selling handmade ice cream, yogurt and bread. Many visitors come to buy local specialties for souvenir and try ice cream and yogurt made by fresh milk in Gujo. Some come to try a salt grilled Ayu (Sweetfish) too. If you feel tired during your journey, please come here to get some rest.
Foot bath is in the inner court. You can take a rest and relax here.
You can try salt grilled ayu at Restaurant Kanihasakura.
Okumino specialties are all available at Yutakanoichi Store.
Gujo Yamato Station Nagaragawa Railway
An unmanned local station
With a nostalgic atmosphere
Gujo Yamato Station is a wooden unmanned station along Nagaragawa Railway. It is the only station for train meet from Gujo Hachiman Station to Mino Shirotori Station. Café next to the station is one of the rest places for local people. As only a few trains pass this station, please make sure you do not miss one. Check the timetable carefully before!
A nostalgic wooden station building.
Sit on a bench and wait for a train is also interesting.
Toilet is inside the station. Around 10 cars can be parked at the parking area. Café is right next to the station.