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Nagano overview

Nagano is a friendly locale distinct for its rich culture and parks, and known for its temples and zoo. You'll enjoy the ample beer and dining choices, along with winter fun such as skiing and snowboarding. Take in some local culture at popular places like Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum and Nagano Prefectural Museum of History. Make some time to see popular sights such as Nagano Olympic Stadium and Zenko-ji Temple. Whatever you're into, Nagano has something for you.

Where to stay in Nagano

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

How to get to Nagano

Fly in to Tokyo (HND-Haneda), 120.7 mi (194.2 km) from downtown Nagano. Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 141 mi (226.9 km) away. Nagano Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Nagano

Outdoor activities are at hand such as skiing, snowboarding, and sightseeing, along with attractions like:
  • • Iizuna Kogen Ski Area
  • • Togakushi Ski Area
  • • Hijiri Kogen Ski Area
  • • Kurohime Kogen Snow Park
  • • Yanaba Snow Park
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Togakushi Museum of Natural History
  • • Kitano Cultural Center
  • • Japanese Traditional Paper Museum
  • • Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum
  • • Mizuno Museum
Memorable for its historical sites, monuments, temples, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Ojo-ji Temple
  • • Saiho-ji Temple
  • • Saisho-in Temple
  • • Saiko-ji Temple
  • • Junen-ji Temple
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Nagano Olympic Stadium
  • • Zenko-ji Temple
  • • M-Wave Olympic Memorial Arena
  • • Nagano Prefectural Museum of History
  • • Ueda Castle

When to visit Nagano

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