Nagano Prefecture (長野県 Nagano-ken) is a landlocked prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on the island of Honshu. The capital is the city of Nagano. Due to the abundance of mountain ranges in this area, the land available for inhabitance is relatively limited.



Ski resort in Shiga Hills
  • Lake Kizaki
  • Lake Suwa
  • Mount Kirigamine
  • Suwa Taisha, one of the oldest shrines in Japan
  • Matsumoto Castle, one of Japan’s national treasures.
  • One of the world’s highest geysers (about 40 to 50 meters) in Suwa.
  • Zenkō-ji temple in Nagano city


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