The Utsukushigahara Plateau is famous for its 360°panoramic view. Located approx. 2,000m above the city, the view from this plateau is true to its name 'Utsukushigahara' (beautiful fields), and is impressive throughout the four seasons. Visitors can observe Mt. Fuji, South of the plateau when the skies are clear.
Approx 1 hour and 40 minutes from Matsumoto Station by Matsumoto-Utsukushigahara Open-air museum line (limited service). Stop at ‘Yamamoto Hut’ or ‘Utsukushigahara Museum’ bus stop.
Approx 1 hour and 15 minutes from Matsumoto Station to the Utsukushigahara Nature Reserve Center.