Nagano Prefecture is known as a top destination for winter sports lovers because of its dazzling mountainous landscape, which has an altitude of up to 3000 meters. With good infrastructure and breathtaking scenery, Nagano prefecture was the host of the 1998 Winter Olympics. Nagano prefecture has many attractions and national treasures, such as Matsumoto Castle, Karuizawa, and Azumino (well-known for abundant spring water), among others. In Hakuba and Shiga, you can enjoy a wide range of activities all year long, for example, hiking in the summer and winter sports in the winter.
Kamikochi, Matsumoto Castle, Jigokudani Monkey Park, Kaichi School Museum, Norikura Kogen, Suwa Taisha, Zenko-ji Temple, Tsumago-juku, Karuizawa