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.

Top destinations in Nagano

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Kamikochi••

Popular mountain resort in the Japanese Alps.
4.4 / 5
474
5

Matsumoto

City famous for its beautiful original castle.
3.8 / 5
1,231
6

Hakuba

One of Japan's best ski resorts.
3.7 / 5
637
7

Nagano

Former olympic city famous for its temple.
3.5 / 5
1,657
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Nozawa Onsen

Old fashioned hot spring and ski resort.
3.8 / 5
215
10

Norikura

Mountain and highland in the Northern Japan Alps.
3.7 / 5
97
11

Obuse

Pleasant town famous for chestnuts and Hokusai.
3.7 / 5
95
12

Karuizawa

Upmarket mountain resort town.
3.4 / 5
866
13

Bessho Onsen

Small hot spring town with beautiful temples.
3.3 / 5
89