Trip IdeasLocal food
The World’s Largest Wasabi Farm with Stunning Scenery to Match
Visit the Daio Wasabi Farm in Azumino for the Views – and for the Wasabi
Countryside Cooking with Village Grannies
Visit a lovely rural village up in the mountains and discover the distinctive local food tradition together with cute local grannies.
9 of Nagano's Best Local Foods
Enjoy some of the most delicious local dishes and snacks from around Nagano.
Soba 101: its Many Varieties and Where to Eat them
Over the years there have been numerous studies and diets claiming that certain foods can extend your life. I’d say to look no further than Nagano, considering that its men and women have the highest life expectancy in all of Japan.
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.