Nagano Prefecture
Chubu Region /

Nagano Prefecture

Nagano (’·–쌧, 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.

What To See

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Kamikochi

Popular mountain resort in the Japanese Alps.

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Kiso Valley

Valley with nicely preserved post towns.

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353 users
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Yamanouchi

Home of hot spring bathing monkeys.

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Matsumoto

City famous for its beautiful original castle.

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946 users
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Hakuba

One of Japan's best ski resorts.

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531 users
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Nagano

Former olympic city famous for its temple.

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Obuse

Pleasant town famous for chestnuts and Hokusai.

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50 users
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Norikura

Mountain and highland in the Northern Japan Alps.

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67 users
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Nozawa Onsen

Old fashioned hot spring and ski resort.

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171 users
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Karuizawa

Upmarket mountain resort town.

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687 users
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Bessho Onsen

Small hot spring town with beautiful temples.

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55 users
Last updated: March 19, 2015
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