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Where to Stay in Nagano
There are countless resort areas, hot spring towns and cities to choose from for an overnight stay in Nagano. Here are our top six overnight destinations.
Walk the Samurai Trail to Narai of a Thousand Houses
Go back in time by walking the Nakasendo Trail from Yabuhara over the Torii Pass to Narai, one of the best-preserved sections of this famous trail samurai used for traveling between Edo (old Tokyo) and Kyoto
48 Hours in Nagano City
Take a two-day trip around Nagano City to see beautiful temples, shrines, and the famous snow monkeys of Jigokudani!
Nakamise – The Shop-Filled Approach to Zenkoji Temple
From Buddhist Souvenirs to Eclectic Antiques, and with All Kinds of Eateries In-between, Zenkoji Temple’s Naka-mise is a Shopper’s Paradise.