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Follow in the Secret Footsteps of Nagano’s Silent Ninjas
The Togakure-ryu School and other Ninjas evolved from the hermits who lived deep in Nagano’s mountains. Come explore, and experience ninjutsu in Nagano!
Best Places to Take the Kids in Nagano
Traveling with small children is challenging. Fortunately, Nagano abounds in kid-friendly destinations and activities.
Self-Guided Cycling Trip to Nozawa
Take a self-guided, half-day cycling tour through the Japanese countryside to one of the region’s most charming hot spring villages: Nozawa Onsen.
My Story: Drone Aerial Filming at the Foot of the Central Japan Alps
Great Nature of Japan Alps Felt in the Sky "Sky Trip" at Holy Land of Drone
See Nagano in a New Light with Aerial Photography by Drone
Drone aerial photography is becoming more and more popular, now an important part of many traveler's travel kits. Nagano has attracted attention among destinations in Japan for its accessibility for drone enthusiasts.
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Fujimi Panorama Resort Mountain Bike Park
Located in the town of Fujimi at the base of the Yatsugata...
Running the Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon in Nagano City
Commemorating the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, the Nag...
Tour de Utsukushigahara Bicycle Race in Matsumoto
One of Japan’s biggest hill climb races, the Tour de Utsu...
Mountain Bike Tours in the Japan Alps (Matsumoto)
Located in Norikura Highlands with easy access by bus fr...
Wear a Kimono or Ninja Costume (Matsumoto)
Hanakomichi is the place where you can rent a kimono (tra...
Climbing Mt. Shirouma and the Hakuba Daisekkei
Mt. Shirouma is a 2,932m high peak of the Northern Japane...
Climbing Mt. Karamatsu (Via Happo Pond)
During summer, the Happo One ski resort opens several of ...