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About Kawakami Village

Kawakami Village is located on the south-east border of Nagano Prefecture and is the source of Chikuma River (aka Shinano River).

The village is surrounded by mountains and also holds a part of Chichibu Tama Kai National Park. Agriculture is the key industry of the village. Lettuce, cabbage and other kinds of vegetables are grown from July through to November. You can experience the changes of seasons and grand nature here. During summer months, beautiful greens of vegetables cover the ground. In autumn, Larch trees change their colors to red. White snow covers the ground in winter. When spring comes, the mountains are covered with fresh green leaves.