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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.

Top destinations in Nagano

Matsumoto

City famous for its beautiful original castle.
3.8 / 5
1,167

Hakuba

One of Japan's best ski resorts.
3.7 / 5
621

Nagano

Former olympic city famous for its temple.
3.5 / 5
1,598

Obuse

Pleasant town famous for chestnuts and Hokusai.
3.9 / 5
81

Norikura

Mountain and highland in the Northern Japan Alps.
3.8 / 5
93

Nozawa Onsen

Old fashioned hot spring and ski resort.
3.8 / 5
209

Karuizawa

Upmarket mountain resort town.
3.4 / 5
835

Bessho Onsen

Small hot spring town with beautiful temples.
3.4 / 5
76
Page last updated: March 19, 2015