Nagano-ken Things to Do

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Nagano-ken Things to Do

  • Snow Monkey Park

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    Nagano Things to Do

    Without a doubt, one of the coolest spectacles in all of Japan is to watch the wild snow monkeys of the Japanese Alps sit out a snowy winter day soaking in the hot waters of a naturally-heated onsen. At Jigokudani Yaenkoen monkey park, just above Nagano, you can see these migratory macaques, the world's most northerly primates (besides man) forage...

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  • Zenkoji Temple

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    Nagano Things to Do

    The main hall is typical Buddhist architecture from the mid Edo Period. The principle image is enshrined inside the altar in the innermost temple. Admission to the inner temple is 500 Yen, and visitors can walk around the kaidan ordination (the dark corridors under the main hall - it is said that if you manage to touch the key below the principle...

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  • Yudanaka Shibu Onsen Resort

    Nagano Things to Do

    Nagano Prefecture has the second largest number of spas in Japan, and there are many hot spring resorts here - Yudanaka-Shibu Onsen, Hakuba Onsen, Omachi Onsen, Shirahone Onsen etc. We went to the Yudanaka-Shibu Onsen Resort and stayed in a ryokan (with its own bath). This town has 9 different hot springs, and the 1300-year-old Shibu Onsen has 9...

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  • Shiga Kogen Skiing

    Nagano Things to Do

    Nagano has many winter resorts, very suitable for skiing enthusiasts. E.g. Hakuba (the resort's powdery snow is said to be of the highest quality in the region) and Shiga Kogen (with 21 ski areas, including some courses used in the 1988 Winter Olympics). During our Shinkansen train ride from Tokyo to Nagano, we saw quite a number of young Japanese...

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  • Go to Lake Nojiri (Nojiriko)

    The lake is a good place for outdoor activities: boating, sailing, fishing, hiking anb barbequeing.It offers a fine view of Mt. Myoko in the distance.

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  • Skiing!!!

    HAKUBA SKI RESORT-- We experienced having a winter camp here and it was ammmazing. Imagine seeing snow (the Japan Alps, excuse me *wink*) for the first time and gliding on skis to boot. It was embarassing falling face-down on the al-white mountain, but a blushed face is common anyway. And there is always the first time (yeah, right). I was pretty...

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  • Urugi: Let someone take you there

    URUGINagano PrefectureThis is a small mountain village at the bottom of Nagano Prefecture bordering Gifu and Aichi. Farmers. Few Stores. Police Station. School. Fields and fields of cultivation. The golden colour of rice. Vegetables. No fruits. I realize the fruits are more abundant in the tropics, but here there are delicious vegetables- ripe...

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Nagano-ken Hotels

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  • Hotel New Station

    This hotel is only 5 mins walk from JR Matsumoto Station. Very good location as it's near most of...

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  • Matsuya Ryokan

    This is a very traditional ryokan. The whole place is so Japanese. It's taken care by 2 elderly...

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  • Tateshina Tokyu Resort

    4026-2 Kitayama Aza Shikayama, Chino, Nagano Prefecture, 391-0301, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Saito Hotel

    1387 Kakeyuonsen, Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, 386-0323, Japan

    Good for: Families

  • Kishidaya

    6772-1 Oaza Toyota, Iiyama, Nagano Prefecture, 389-2411, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Route Inn Iida

    2-3-5 Ikuracho, Iida, Nagano Prefecture, 395-0152, Japan

    Good for: Couples

  • Ebisu Hotel

    4941 Ina, Ina, Nagano Prefecture, 396-0021, Japan

    Good for: Business

  • Aqa Hotel Sakudaira Station

    23-6 Sakudairaeki Kita, Saku, Nagano Prefecture, 385-0027, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Chisun Inn Shiojiri Kita IC

    642-3 Hirookayoshida, Shiojiri, Nagano Prefecture, 399-0701, Japan

    Good for: Couples

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