나가노 한국어 콜 센터

2017-07-14

나가노현을 방문하신 외국인 관광객 여러분께

나가노현에서 쾌적하고 안심, 안전하게 여행할 수 있도록 ”NAGANO Multilingual Call Center For Traveler Support” 를 2017년7월 1일 부터 2018년3월30일까지 개설 하겠습니다.
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Nagano Navi, 나가노의 새로운 관광·교통 안내 앱

2017-04-26

일본을 방문하는 많은 관광객이 대중교통 이용에 관한 정보를 찾기가 쉽지 않아 많이 당황하곤 합니다. 나가노에서는 여행 중에 버스나 택시를 이용해야 하는 일이 종종 있습니다. 저희 사이트에는 버스 시간표를 비롯한 여러 대중교통 정보가 있지만 이동하며 이것을 이용하기는 꽤 힘드실 것입니다.

그래서 저희는 외국인 관광객이 나가노를 돌아다니며 편리하게 이용할 수 있는 애플 및 안드로이드 기기를 위한 새로운 무료 앱 Nagano Navi를 릴리스했습니다. 관광지, 철도, 버스, 택시에 관한 정보가 풍부해서 나가노를 관광하며 쉽고 간편하게 이용할 수 있습니다.

관광지, 택시, 버스 정류장을 비롯해 대중교통에 관한 정보를 지역별로 찾을 수 있으며 지도상에서도 볼 수 있습니다. 루트 검색에서 현재 위치와 목적지, 또는 선택한 두 장소 간의 경로를 찾을 수 있습니다. 그외 편리 정보에서는 디지털 팸플릿, 의료 시설, 자원봉사 가이드 등의 정보를 얻을 수 있습니다.

이 앱은 한국어, 영어, 일본어, 중국어(간체자, 번체자), 태국어의 6개 언어에 대응합니다.

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나가노현이 배경이 된 영화 ‘너의 이름은.’에 관하여

2017-01-10

2017년 1월 4일부터 전국의 영화관에서 상영되고 있는 애니메이션 ‘너의 이름은.’은 나가노현을 배경으로 한 영화입니다.
애니메이션 ‘너의 이름은.’의 무대가 된 이토모리마치(糸守町)는 나가노현 스와(諏訪)호수 주변의 아름다운 풍경이 모티프가 되었다고 합니다.

스와시관광가이드(영어)

다테이시(立石)공원에서 바라보는 스와호수의 야경

또 ‘너의 이름은.’을 제작한 신카이 마코토(新海誠)감독은 나가노현 고우미마치(小海町) 출신으로 하고 이토모리(糸守)호수의 첫 이미지는 자신의 출신지인 고우미마치의 마츠바라(松原)호수와 오오츠키(大月)호수에서 온 것이라고 말하고 있습니다.

(고우미마치관광협회(일본어))

‘너의 이름은.’의 배경이 된 무대를 성지순례 하지 않으시렵니까?

나가노현은 구마모토 지진의 영향은 없습니다.

2016-05-09

The Nagano area has not been affected by the series of earthquakes centered in Kumamoto prefecture. Shinkansen and local trains between the Nagano and Osaka-Nagoya areas are operating on schedule, and highways conditions are normal. You can still safely enjoy travel throughout Nagano prefecture and visit our many sightseeing spots and facilities.

For access information, see this page of our website.

The Japanese National Travel Organization (JNTO) is providing information about the effects of the Kumamoto earthquake on transportation and sightseeing areas. For more information, please see JNTO’s official website.

【Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Email Newsletter】Summer fun in Nagano!

2016-04-06

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Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Email Newsletter Vol. 4

April.6 2016

Issued by: International Tourism Promotion Office, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
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Thank you so much for reading Nagano’s official email newsletters.

In this issue, please find our recommendations for Nagano’s summer specials (from June to September).
Lingering fog in early morning, whispers of evening cicadas in late afternoon, and stars falling from the sky at night… At such times of the day In summer in Nagano, you can feel time goes by more mystically, and how fresh and cool it is even in the summer. During the day, please also enjoy out-of-the-ordinary under the blue sky with mushrooming white storm cloud and the glaring sun.

Please read this month’s email newsletter, and come to Nagano to enjoy cool winds. Enjoy “cool summer funs” in the great nature of Nagano, and you will not be able to remember the heat in the big city anymore. The nature in Nagano is a treasure trove of activities. Please enjoy the great nature in Nagano. ♪

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・・・〵・・・〵・・・Come to Refreshing Nagano to Cool Off・・・〳・・・〳・・・

Enchanted by Mountains: Journey to Nagano to Experience Mountains・・・・
✣❤✣✣❤ Summer Activities to Enjoy Mountains in Nagano ❤✣✣❤✣

◆◇◆ VISIT Active Shinshu

http://nagano.visit-town.com/active (Japanese)

◆◇◆ goat, Nagano Outdoor Activity Guide

http://nagano-outdoor.com/ (Japanese)

◆◇ Let’s Enjoy Cycling

♪Cycling events to feel the great nature with your five senses: Please see the information sheet for details.

♪Lake Nojiri Cycling Course: Lake Nojiri used to be called Lake Shinano-jiri (End of Shinano=Nagano), and was later shortened. It is also known as Lake Confederate Rose because of its shape. Please see the information sheet for details.

◆◇ Let’s Enjoy Trekking

Hear the birds sing and winds blow, and you will be comforted. Take one big breath, and every part of your body will be filled with the fresh scent of the forest.

♪Shiga Highlands Guided Trekking Tours: Please see the information sheet for details.

♪Trekking on Therapy Roads in Shinano Town: Please see the information sheet for details.

♪Come to see Skunk Cabbage Festival at Tsugaike Nature Park via gondola and ropeway. You can also enjoy the landscape of the Northern Alps, pretty alpine flowers and trekking. Please see the information sheet for details.

♪Recommended trekking courses to beginners and children, where you can also enjoy alpine flowers in each season: Please see the information sheet for details.

◆◇ Let’s Enjoy Wide Open Sky

Trekking is one way to enjoy summer mountains, but how about casual sky walking on a ropeway that takes you to the mountaintop sky-high that you have always dreamed of?

♪World’s Largest Ropeway and SORA Terrace’s Magnificent Scenery Above the Clouds: Please see the information sheet for details.
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♪Senjojiki Cirque and Mt. Komagatake

Ride the Chuo Alps Komagatake Ropeway, and visit Senjojiki Cirque 2,600m above sea level, where 150 kinds of alpine flowers are in full bloom in July and August. We recommend the one-hour-long walking trail, where you can see Mt. Hokendake right in front of you, and have distant views of the Southern Alps and Mt. Fuji. If you would like to be active and challenge the 2-hour trip to Mt. Komagatake (one-way), please ask for a local mountain guide.

http://www.chuo-alps.com/

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◆◇ Lured by the Night Forest, Let’s Reach the Stars in the Sky

♪ Go into the silent, peaceful night. Enjoy a night hike in Takamine Highlands under the skyful of twinkling stars.

Please see the information sheet for details.

♪ Take the gondola, and join Japan’s best Starry Night Tour.

http://sva.jp/vixen/ (Japanese)

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Visit a Fruit Farm, and Pick Delicious Taste of Summer

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Nagano is home to diverse vegetables and fruit throughout the year. Why don’t you visit a verdant farm full of sunshine, and enjoy fruit picking?

【1】Cherries   ☆★Mid-June ~ Mid-July

Location: Yamanouchi Town Information Sheet

【2】Blueberries  ☆★Early July ~ Early September

Location: Matsui Farm Information Sheet

Location: Yamanouchi Town Information Sheet

Location: Shinanomachi Town Information Sheet

Location: Sonosato Blueberry Farm Information Sheet

【3】Grapes   ☆★Late August ~ Late October

Location: Shiozaki Farm, Iiyama City, Information Sheet

【4】Apples   ☆★Early August ~ Early December

Location: Matsui Farm Information Sheet

Location: Shiozaki Farm, Iiyama City, Information Sheet

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Let’s Enjoy a Midsummer Night!

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Your trip in Nagano will end with the season’s fireworks shot from the riverside, painting the summer night sky and river water with bright colors, and echoing throughout the surrounding mountains. The sound of clattering wooden sandals stirs nostalgia of summer in Japan.
【1】During the Lake Suwa Fireworks Festival on August 15 each year, over 40,000 flowers of fire bloom and light up the evening sky and the lake. All Japan New Fireworks Competition is also held in Suwa every year on the first Saturday of September, where fireworks artists from all over Japan gather to display their unconventional and original ideas and skills. Apart from these two large-scale events, 800 fireworks are launched every night from late July to the end of August on Lake Suwa.

http://www.suwakanko.jp/ (Japanese)

http://www.go-nagano.net/modules/contents07/index.php?id=1&mode=disdetailsisetu&cityid=6&junleid=13&indexid=5&kubuncode=7 (English)

【2】Mikoshi Carrying at Komoro City Festival

See Information Sheet

【3】Lake Nojiri Floating Lanterns and Fireworks Festival

See Information Sheet

【4】Iiyama Lantern Festival

See Information Sheet

【5】Shibu Onsen Summer Festival

See Information Sheet

【6】Komoro Dokansho Festival

See Information Sheet

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Today I sent information about Nagano’s various summer activities. I hope you enjoyed it.
I would like to say this again: Nagano’s summer is SO refreshing. It does not get muggy, since there is no humidity. During the morning walk by the stream, you will feel the air so clear, and hear the stream murmur in the morning stillness. What luxury! And the water coming out of the faucet is cold even in the summer. Please feel the blessings of nature throughout your body!
I have lived in Nagano for 25 years now. In the summer, my neighbors leave fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplants and other fresh vegetables at the entrance of our home. On my way home from a bicycle ride with my child, I met a friend, who gave me sweet-smelling peaches. Such a relationship is so rare in big cities, and makes me feel so comforted.
As I provide you with Nagano’s tourism info, I come to find more beauties of Nagano each time, and there is a lot more in Nagano. I almost wish I could keep all information to myself, since Nagano is so comforting, but I know it is not fair. I will continue to share the blessings of the great nature of Nagano with all of you!

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■Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Guide “GO! Nagano”

・・・We provide tourism information for you in English,

Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, and Thai!

Visit the site for various information including model courses.

http://www.go-nagano.net/

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Edited by: International Tourism Promotion Office, Nagano Prefecture

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Launch of our renewed website!

2016-03-31

Nagano Prefecture’s official foreign language tourism website, Go-Nagano, is proud to announce the launch of our renewed website. The new site features an expanded number of area descriptions in the Highlights section as well as event and seasonal (cherry blossoms in spring and fall foliage in autumn) information. We hope the new site will make it even easier to plan your visit to Nagano.

【Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Email Newsletter】Winter fun in Nagano!

2015-11-05

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Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Email Newsletter vol. 2
October 30, 2015
Issued by: International Tourism Promotion Office,
Nagano Prefecture

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Hello, every one!
Thank you so much for reading the fall issue of Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Email Newsletter!
Today we will send you great tourism information about the winter season (from December of February) in Nagano.

In Nagano, some mountain tops had the first snowfall in early October, sending us signs of winter. Winter is definitely Nagano’s attraction. We have different winter weather from place to place, because Nagano is 212km long from North to South. For example, Nagano City in the Northern Nagano may be covered with heavy snow on the day Matsumoto in the center of Nagano has cloudy skies and Ina in Southern Nagano has clear, blue skies with warm sunshine. This is what Nagano’s weather is like, with totally different winter facades.
Please read our email newsletter and enjoy Nagano in the winter wonderland~♪。
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■□ Special Coverage 
・・・〵・・・〵・・・Ski Resorts in Nagano・・・〳・・・〳・・・   
             「Have fun in the winter wonderland How to enjoy winter・・・・」

✣❤✣✣❤◆◇ Hakuba Valley ◆◇❤✣✣❤✣
 Hakuba Valley is a collection of ski resorts with beautiful snow-covered mountains, and the most popular destination for Australians. Direct bus services are available from Nagano International Airport from December 19~March 8. Visit the Ski Jumping Stadium used during the Nagano Winter Olympics, go up to the start point and share the excitement of the world-class jumpers.
Tourism Commission Of Hakuba Village
http://vill.hakuba.nagano.jp/index2.html (Japanese)
http://www.hakubavalley.com/ (English)
http://www.hakubavalley.com/ko/ (Korean)

Direct bus service from Narita Airport
 http://www.alpico.co.jp/traffic/express/narita_hakuba/en/ (English)

Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort Information Sheet

✣❤✣✣❤◆◇ Shiga Highlands・Kita Shiga Highlands Areas ◆◇❤✣✣❤✣
Shiga Highlands and Kita Shiga Highlands are the ski resorts closest to the Snow Monkey Park, where you can enjoy one of the world’s best powder snow. Their multi-resort lift pass usable at all 19 ski grounds in Shiga Highlands is great for a long stay! From the top of Mt. Yokote (2,307m), you will have a breathtaking view on a clear day, including a distant view of Mt. Fuji.
Shiga Highlands Area •Kita Shiga Highlands Areas (19ski grounds)
Information Sheet
Ryuo Ski Park Information Sheet

Shiga Highlands
http://www.shigakogen.gr.jp/ (Japanese)
http://www.shigakogen.gr.jp.e.qn.hp.transer.com/ (English)

✣❤✣✣❤◆◇ Ski Resorts for Beginners ◆◇❤✣✣❤✣
・・☆★Karuizawa Prince Hotel Snow Resorts
Ride on a Shinkansen and enjoy many ski runs for beginners at Karuizawa Prince Hotel Snow Resorts. Nagano’s largest outlet mall is right next to the resort. Stay at Karuizawa Prince Hotel, and save money!
Information Sheet

・・☆★Ina Ski Resort 
Best ski resort for ski and snowboard beginners, with free lessons for beginners on gentle slopes.
The resort is open at night every day, and a vegetarian menu is available at the restaurant.
Information Sheet

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※Visit the website below, and search hotels Hakuba, Shiga Highlands and Nozawa Onsen areas!
●CLASSIC RESORTS JAPAN●
http://www.snowlove.net/japan/ (English)

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In winter, we have many festivals so fierce and heated that we forget the cold weather. We also have gorgeous festivals surrounded with bright lights. As we wait for arrival of Spring, why don’t we go out and enjoy winter festivals in Nagano, following the lights lighted in many places in the winter wonderland?

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【1】Karuizawa Winter Festival
■ Karuizawa is one of the most famous summer resorts in Japan, but winter is also attractive in this stylish resort town. Events are held in many places in town, and colorful illuminations light up your special time during the Christmas and Valentine’s.
Karuizawa Information Sheet
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【2】Matsumoto Ice Sculpture Festival
■ Visit Matsumoto Castle in the winter, and enjoy ice events including Japan Ice Sculpture Contest and a giant ice slide. The sculptures are illuminated beautifully at night.
https://www.nagano-cvb.or.jp/nagano/sightseeing/E324/05_02_01a_index.html (Japanese/English)
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【3】Iiyama Kamakura Restaurant
■ Kamakura is a small hut made with snow. It is surprisingly warm in the snow hut, and you can enjoy warm dinner inside including hot-pot soup with vegetables and meat.
There are many snow huts on the site, and they look very fantastic when illuminated at night.
Iiyama Information Sheet
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【4】Nozawa Dosojin Fire Festival
■ Nozawa Dosojin Festival is one Japan’s most famous fire festivals, held on January 15 every year. It is a spectacular event where a heated battle is fought between the villagers trying to burn down the makeshift shrine and the defenders. When the shrine catches fire, the festival reaches the climax.
http://www.nozawakanko.jp/spot/dousozin.php (Japanese)
http://nozawakanko.jp/english/event/ (English)
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【5】Eastern Nagano Snowball Fight, Saku Event
■A snowball fight is a sport both adults and children can be crazy about. Winner is decided by a tactical moment during these thrilling games.
Saku Information Sheet
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【6】Nagano Lantern Festival
■ Nagano Lantern Festival started to commemorate Nagano Winter Olympic Games. Zenkoji Temple will be illuminated in five Olympic colors, and many lanterns line the approach to the temple. Please enjoy Buddhist’s vegetarian cuisine and tea and sweets at Shukubo guesthouses run by temples for pilgrims.
https://www.nagano-cvb.or.jp/nagano/sightseeing/E324/05_02_01a_index.html  (Japanese)
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【7】Hina Doll Festival with One Thousand Dolls on Thirty Steps
■ March 3 is a special day for girls in Japan, when we display hina dolls dressed in traditional kimono to pray healthy growth of girls. Please visit Suzaka between January and April, where you can meet 6,000 hina dolls made between the Edo era (17~19 centuries) and now.
http://www.culture-suzaka.or.jp/hinamatsuri/ (Japanese)
Information Sheet
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【8】Shimotsuki Festival
■ Shimotsuki Festival is an impressive Shinto event preserved in Toyamago in Southern Nagano. Villagers portraying myriads of gods dance around a huge pot of boiling water, and splash the boiling water barehanded. It is designated as an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Asset. http://tohyamago.com/simotuki/okori/  (Japanese)

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 During the “Silver Week” in September, when we have many holidays, I visited my sister in Saitama for the first time in eight years. I was very surprised to see that even at 12 midnight, there were so many vehicles and people on the streets, and that 24-hour restaurants were packed with guests. I was even more surprised that a bunch of grapes from Nagano was sold for 4,000 yen there! I realized how blessing it is to live in Nagano rich with nature. In September, our mornings and evenings started to be very cool. In our yard we can smell sweet aroma of fragrant olives. We can see grasshoppers hop during the day, and at night, clear, peaceful sounds of bell crickets give us such peaceful moments, and gently surround us until we forget how much time has passed. Nagano’s “nostalgic” beauty never stops fascinating us.
In the next email newsletter, I will send you some Spring information about March to May. Please don’t miss it!

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To all of our customers

2015-10-28

Thank you for using our webpage Go! Nagano.
Due to a system error, the guest book function has been out of service
Since Sep.25 th. We have fixed now the error and it is available from today.
We apologize for any inconvenience or trouble this may have caused.
We hope you’ll continue to use our webpage.
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【Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Email Newsletter】Autumn fun in Nagano

2015-08-20

【Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Email Newsletter】Autumn fun in Nagano

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Nagano Prefecture’s Official Tourism Email Newsletter Vol. 1, 2015
August 18 , 2015
Issued by: International Tourism Promotion Office,
Nagano Prefecture

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Hello, everyone!
Thank you very much for reading the summer issue of our official email newsletter.
In today’s newsletter, please find Nagano’s delicious fall foods.

Walking on the historical Nakasendo way is very popular among visitors from overseas.
Post towns on Nakasendo, such as Narai and Tsumago, have been designated the Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings by the government, still preserving the ambiance of the past.
Also in the Kiso area where the Nakasendo way goes through, there are various tasty food prepared using special local products. Especially in the fall, you can enjoy blessings from the mountains you can eat only in the Kiso area.
Time-travel to the Edo Period in Japan, and enjoy fall gourmet food, thinking back on the travelers who trod on the same path in the past!

The fall season is for tasty food, sports and sightseeing. What are you going to enjoy in Nagano?
Please read today’s issue of our email newsletter, and enjoy Nagano under the fall skies~♪
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■□ Special Features・・・〵・・・Taste of autumn will be here. Please enjoy!・・・〳・・・
     「Nagano’s original cuisine,
autumn fruit, apple and grape picking, season’s newly harvested soba noodles・・・・」

✣❤✣✣❤◆◇Food and Travel in Kiso◆◇❤✣✣❤✣
・・・・・Everlasting mountains and rivers in Kiso. Make a detour, and enjoy a sentimental and delicious journey.

 =*=Sweetfish・Char・Tanabira Trout=*=
Wild fish grown in the clear streams in Kiso taste pure and simple. Please enjoy them char-grilled with salt, or in the sweet stewed Kanroni style.
=*=Gohei Mochi Rice Cakes=*=
Gohei Mochi is one of the most famous foods in Kiso, made of rice skewered, grilled and coated with mixture of chestnuts, soy sauce, sugar, sesame, etc. Please enjoy the aroma of burned sauce.
=*=Soba Manju Buns=*=
In these buckwheat buns, flavorful buckwheat and sweet red beans are in wonderful harmony. Enjoy its simple taste that is not too sweet.
=*=Red Turnips=*=
These are turnips grown in Kiso, passed on to us long time ago at the foot of Mt. Ontake. They are bright red in color, and have tender flesh and a thick petiole.
=*=Local Sake in Kiso=*=
The Kiso area with fresh water and air is home to excellent sake breweries. Many of them are in Suhara, Kiso Fukushima and Yabuhara. Their original flavors have been attracting sake lovers from all over Japan.
Please see below for more information:
Kiso Town Tourism Association
http://www.kankou-kiso.com/index.html
   (English/Japanese/Korean/Simplified and Traditional Chinese)

✣❤✣✣❤◆◇ Shinshu Soba Noodles in the Fall ◆◇❤✣✣❤✣
・・・・・・Shinshu Soba is one of the most famous foods in Nagano. Please enjoy Nagano’s newly harvested soba noodles made from local flavorful buckwheat flower grown under a large temperature difference between day and night.
Location:Matsumoto Information Sheet
Location:Matsumoto Castle Soba Festival
Location:Yamanouchi Town Soba Festival (September 12-13)
Information Sheet
Location:Yamanouchi Town Sugakawa Soba Harvest Festival (October 24~25)
Information Sheet

✣❤✣✣❤◆◇Fruit Picking in the Fall◆◇❤✣✣❤✣
== Apples ==
★☆★Azumino Tourist Orchard★☆★  Late July~Late November
    ・・・・They speak Chinese! Peaches and blueberries are available in summer too.
        Over 30 varieties of apples and 15 varieties of peaches.
  http://www.azm.janis.or.jp/~azumino3/ (in Japanese)

Location:Yamanouchi Town Information Sheet (Mid-September~Mid-November)
Location:Shiozaki Farm (Iiyama City) Information Sheet
Location:Matsui Farm (Komoro City) Information Sheet

== Grapes == (Early August~Late October)
Location:Yamanouchi Town Information Sheet
Location:Shiozaki Farm (Iiyama City) Information Sheet
Location:Suzaka City Information Sheet

★☆★☆★Don’t Miss This Valuable Information!⁀⁀*⁀⁀**⁀⁀*⁀⁀*⁀⁀*⁀⁀**⁀⁀*⁀⁀*⁀⁀*⁀⁀**⁀⁀*⁀⁀*⁀⁀*⁀⁀*
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【1】Tourist’s Application “Unique Nagano”

  ■”Unique Nagano” is an application for visitors to Nagano to search activities (soba making, river boat rides, sake brewery tours), accommodations, restaurants, etc. in Nagano. You can search shops and facilities by area, category, photo or current position!
  Please see below for more information:
  http://machiaruki.net/unique_nagano/ (English)
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【2】Marugotera Bus Tours in the Hot Spring Village
   ■Fall Foliage Tour: October 16~23
   ■Apple Tour: October 24日~November 3
To Yamanouchi Town Information Sheet
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【3】Fall Foliage in the Japanese Alps
■During the peak season, the entire mountains are covered with fabulous splendor of fall colors. The Azusagawa Ravine literally becomes fall brocade.
The vast highlands overlooking Mt. Norikura are covered with breathtaking beauty of autumn leaves.
Kamikochi’s larch woods glow in brilliant gold in the fall. The sky is high, the air is clear. The golden leaves look stunning against the clear distant autumn sky.
To Matsumoto Information Sheet
 ■In early October, mountain ash, Erman’s birch, maple, mizu nara oak and urushi lacquer trees in the Shiga Highlands start to turn. In mid-October, you can enjoy magnificent fall leaves resembling full-color Ukiyoe prints.
To Yamanouchi Town Information Sheet

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 My name is Megumi Moriyama. I have been in charge of the newsletters since April. I was born and grew up in China, where my father is from. It’s been already 30 years since I moved to Japan, where my mother is from. Are you wondering how old I am? (It’s a secret!) My mother is not from Nagano, but from Nagoya, Nagano’s neighbor. I have been there only once.
Guided by a strange destiny, I came to live in Nagano, and it’s been already 24 years. Nagano is full of rich nature and full of wonderful places. I would like to introduce all of them to you, but the space is limited! I have been in agony these days…
I will try to send you as much information as possible.
Please continue to get to know Nagano through my newsletter.
Next time, I will send you another newsletter with a winter issue (from November to March). Don’t miss it!
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      ・・・We provide tourism information for you in English,
Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, and Thai!
          Visit the site for various information including model courses.
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Information for the Visitors to Mt. Asama

2015-06-16

At 3:30pm on Thursday, June 11, 2015, Japan Meteorological Agency raised the volcanic alert level of Mt. Asama from 1 (normal) to 2 (no entry to the crater zone).

 

They also announced that at 9:30am, Tuesday June 16, a very small amount of volcanic ash was observed 4km north of Mt. Asama, indicating small-scale eruptions.

 

To the Visitors to Mt. Asama/Saku areas

Due to the raised alert level, the entry to the 2km-radius of the crater is now prohibited. Part of trekking paths is also closed.

 

 There are no tourist facilities in the no-go zone, and all facilities for tourists in the area are open and operating normally, including all transportation systems.

 

We will continue to update the information about Mt. Asama on this website.

 

Please see the map below for the locations of Mt. Asama and the no-go zone.

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The trekking paths in the 2km-radius circle (indicated in red) are currently closed.

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