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Things to Do and Eat in Matsumoto – Ultimate Guide to Visiting Matsumoto in 2023

Matsumoto city is known for its most famous landmark, Matsumoto Castle. But what you might not know is that there are plenty of fun and interesting things to do in Matsumoto. Let’s see what this city has to offer!

5 Best Places to Visit in the North Japanese Alps

Tokyo tower, Kiyomizu Temple, Mt Fuji, Hiroshima’ Atomic Bomb Dome, Hakone… Been there, done that? How about diving deep into Japan’s natural wonders in the Japanese Alps?

Kamikochi – 7 Spots to Visit in This Japan’s Picture-postcard Valley

Nestled in the magnificent Japanese Alps, Kamikochi is one of Japan’s many must-visit destinations. Here are 7 stunning spots in Kamikochi to drop by next time you visit Japan.

Regarding Measures Against COVID-19 for Our Taxi Service

ALPICO GROUP has adopted a range of necessary precautions against the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to maintain a safe, secured environment for our passengers and drivers. Please find out more about our prevention measures for our taxi services.

ALPICO Group’s Measures Against COVID-19 in our Hotels

During the past few months, several of our hotels and in-house restaurants were closed due to COVID-19. Currently, our Western-style hotels Hotel Buena Vista and Ace Inn Matsumoto as well as our Japanese-style hotels Shoho and Suhaku have resumed operation. Our other hotels, Kamikochi Lemeista Hotel and Alpico Plaza Hotel, will reopen in late July.

To ensure a safe and clean environment in our hotels and prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are taking the following measures:

Regarding Measures Against COVID-19 for Long-distance Express Buses (Updated July 3)

Thank you for using ALPICO Kotsu. While the emergency declaration has been lifted in all of Japan, we anticipate that COVID-19 (coronavirus) will be around for a longer time. Because we want to offer you transportation that you can use reassuringly, ALPICO Kotsu will gradually resume operation of long-distance express buses across the prefecture while being thorough with disinfection and sanitation management and taking the following measures in order to avoid the three C’s – closed spaces, crowded spaces and close-contact settings.