Nagano Prefecture
Chubu Region /

Nagano Prefecture

Nagano (長野県, Nagano-ken) is a mountainous, landlocked prefecture in the center of Honshu, belonging to the Chubu Region. Nagano was the site of the Olympic Winter Games 1998. Prefectural capital is Nagano City.
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Kamikochi

Popular mountain resort in the Japanese Alps.

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405 users
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Kiso Valley

Valley with nicely preserved post towns.

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404 users
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Yamanouchi

Home of hot spring bathing monkeys.

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Visited by
232 users
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Matsumoto

City famous for its beautiful original castle.

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Visited by
1082 users
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Hakuba

One of Japan's best ski resorts.

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Visited by
590 users
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Nagano

Former olympic city famous for its temple.

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Visited by
1516 users
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Obuse

Pleasant town famous for chestnuts and Hokusai.

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Visited by
71 users
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Norikura

Mountain and highland in the Northern Japan Alps.

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81 users
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Nozawa Onsen

Old fashioned hot spring and ski resort.

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Visited by
200 users
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Karuizawa

Upmarket mountain resort town.

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Visited by
777 users
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Bessho Onsen

Small hot spring town with beautiful temples.

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Visited by
70 users

Hotels around Nagano Prefecture

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  • Nagasaki
  • Nagoya
  • Narita Airport
  • Nikko
  • Niigata
  • Okinawa
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  • Shima Peninsula
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Page last updated: March 19, 2015