March Scopes1Suwa Basin - where DEON Optical Design Corporation is locatedSuwa Lake which is in the center of Suwa Basin is the largest lake in Nagano prefecture with the altitude of 759m.This Lake is in the heart of Suwa region with rich variation of natural environment embracing Mt. Yatsugatake,Tateshinakogen Highlands, Kirigaminekogen Highlands. The distance from Tokyo metropolitan area or Chukyo area including Nagoya is about 200km. Suwa region is a famous tourist resort. In addition to the beauty of nature, there are hot springs by the Suwa Lake and in Tateshina. Suwa region has prospered as a temple town and post town centering around Suwa Taisha Shrine with 3000 subsidiary shrines nationwide. Recently there are various art museums and museums attracting a large number of tourists.