Another great sight in Nagano-ken are the numerous lakes and dams. Most dams are made to make electricity, but the lakes behind the dams are great for tourism.
The biggest hydroelectric plant in Japan is Nagano-ken:
Tokyo Electric Power Company Shintakase Power Plant
Maximum output 1,280,000kW
The scenery in Nagano-ken is great. The entire prefecture is mountainous. The japanese alps have 16 mountains of over 3000m in Nagano-ken.
Winter is the time for skiing, in summer you can make great hikes.
9600 yen with breakfast for a twin room. It's right across the road from the station. Rooms are...more
This is a very traditional ryokan. The whole place is so Japanese. It's taken care by 2 elderly...more
4026-2 Kitayama Aza Shikayama, Chino, Nagano Prefecture, 391-0301, Japan
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