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Shinano overview

You can take in the local culture of Shinano at Issa Memorial Museum and Kurohime Fairy Tale Museum. Local sights like Kurohime Kogen Snow Park and Lake Nojiri Naumann Elephant Museum are worth a visit. Whatever your interests are, Shinano has something for you.

Where to stay in Shinano

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Shinano has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Shinano with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Shinano hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Shinano hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Shinano

Fly in to Tokyo (HND-Haneda), 124.8 mi (200.9 km) from downtown Shinano. Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 142.2 mi (228.9 km) away.

What to see around Shinano

Outdoor activities are on hand like golf and skiing along with attractions such as:
  • • Kurohime Kogen Snow Park
  • • Suginohara Ski Area
  • • Ikenotaira Onsen Ski Resort
  • • Iizuna Kogen Ski Area
  • • Akakan Ski Area
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Issa Memorial Museum
  • • Kurohime Fairy Tale Museum
  • • Lake Nojiri Naumann Elephant Museum
  • • Madarao Kogen Picture Book Art Museum
  • • Togakure Ninpo Museum
Its parks and riverfront offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Naenataki
  • • Naenataki Falls
  • • Imori Pond
  • • Mount Myoko
  • • Togakushi Forest Botanical Garden
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Nagano Olympic Stadium
  • • Zenko-ji Temple
  • • Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum
  • • M-Wave Olympic Memorial Arena
  • • Jigokudani Monkey Park

When to visit Shinano

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 55°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 81°F day, 34°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 55°F night
  • October-December: 72°F day, 25°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.72 inches
  • April-June: 11.50 inches
  • July-September: 13.82 inches
  • October-December: 9.76 inches