Mt. Sakado
Minami Uonuma City
National historic sites designated by Japan
At an altitude of 634 m, the same as the height of the Tokyo Sky Tree, there is a trekking course that starts from Muikamachi Station and takes about 3 hours and 20 minutes to complete. On this course one can enjoy the wild mountain vegetation and the view. At the top of the mountain there are castle ruins, and at the foot of the mountain there are the remains of a settlement used during times of peace, as well as the remains of areas enclosed by earthworks, stone walls, earth embankments, and man-made water channels.
Address Sakado, Minami-Uonuma City, Niigata prefecture  
Telephone 025-773-6665
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How go get to Mt. Sakado
Get on Joetsu Line or Hoku-Hoku Line from Echigo-Yuzawa Station, and get off at Muikamachi Station. About 20 minutes walk to the starting point for the trek.
Car Access
From Tokyo10 minutes from Muikamachi IC to 河川敷 Car Park. 5 minutes from there to the trail head.
From Niigata10 minutes from Muikamachi IC to 河川敷 Car Park. 5 minutes from there to the trail head.
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Katakuri Flower Fields (Mt. Sakado)
Blooming dog's tooth violet in the ruins of the historic fortress
Sakado Castle Ruins
The remnants of an old building around Mt. Sakado
Ueda-Nagao Historical Park
Erected to honor the name of Ueda Nagao
Zenibuchi Park
Japanese garden park irrigated by pure water
Naoe Kanetsugu Museum (Denseikan)
The museum is a replica of the birthplace of Naoe Kanetsugu
Muikamachi Hot Spring
Accidentally discovered when prospecting for natural gas
Hot Spring ' Oroku no yu' (Foot Bath)
Relaxing footbath uses pure spring water
Torisaka jinja
Daishi Bank Muikamachi Branch