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We publish useful information to help you enjoy the “Mitsuboshi Kaidou” Three-star Road even more.



Enhanced hospitality in the Three-Star Road area of Hokuriku, Hida and Shinshu (Simplified Wi-Fi connecting procedure)

The area that stretches from Kanazawa to Gokayama, Shirakawa-go, Takayama, and Matsumoto that are home to tourism resources such as World Heritage Sites or National Treasures with 3-star ratings in the Michelin Green Guide Japan is an extended tourist route called the“Three-Star Road of Hokuriku, Hida and Shinshu,” and is a popular destination among many foreign tourists to Japan.

Five municipalities on the Three-Star Road of Hokuriku, Hida and Shinshu (Kanazawa city, Nanto city, Shirakawa village, Takayama city, and Matsumoto city) have formed an alliance to develop free public Wi-Fi networks. These networks use Japan Wi-Fi to simplify the connecting procedure (which previously used to require registration of email address at each location of use) to enhance hospitality for foreign tourists.

What is Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi?

“Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi” (hereinafter “Japan Wi-Fi”)is a free Wi-Fi connection app for smartphones.(NTTBP offers this app)
Once you sign up, the app allows you to use free Wi-Fi safely, with a few simple operations, in the Three-Star Road area, at stores covered by Japan Wi-Fi, and numerous other spots(about 160,000 access points*1 at major airports, train stations and tourist facilities all around Japan).

*1 As of January 2018

Guide Interpreter

Guide Interpreter

About Guide Interpreter

In order to fully enjoy [A trip along “Mitsuboshi Kaidou” Three-star Road] it is best to be in the company of a local guide. There are a variety of tour guides available in this region. Please do feel free to avail of their services.



Travel by car

[A trip along “Mitsuboshi Kaidou” Three-star Road] car movement is recommended. There are economical and convenient expressway passe

Safety on the Expressway

Precautions for safe drive.

Baggage Storage and Delivery information

Guide Interpreter

About Baggage Storage and Delivery Service

To make your sightseeing more convenient, baggage storage and delivery services are available in Hokuriku, Hida, Shinshu, and on Mitsuboshi Kaidou: at Kanazawa Station, Gokayama, Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal, Takayama Station and Hirayu Bus Terminal, and Matsumoto Station and Kamikochi Bus Terminal.

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