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Chikuma overview

Chikuma is a small town known for its rich culture and festivals, and surrounded by picturesque views of mountains and rivers. You'll enjoy the area's historical sites, museums, and castle. Take in some local culture at popular places like Nagano Prefectural Museum of History and Ueda Castle. Nagano Olympic Stadium and M-Wave Olympic Memorial Arena are popular places to visit. Whatever you're into, Chikuma has something for you.

Where to stay in Chikuma

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

What to see around Chikuma

Festivals and museums are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Nishizawa Piggy Bank Museu
  • • Mori Shogunzuka Keyhole Tomb
  • • Nagano Prefectural Museum of History
  • • Matsushiro Underground Imperial Headquarters
  • • Zozan Memorial Museum
If you're interested in castles, historical sites, or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Daiei-ji Temple
  • • Choraku-ji Temple
  • • Hasedeta Temple
  • • Zozan Shrine
  • • Yokota Family Residence
Its lakes, mountain views, and riverfront are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Hachiman-para Historic Park
  • • Sanadashi Honjo Ruins
  • • Mount Takagari
  • • Mount Nagamine
  • • Mount Hikarujo
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Nagano Olympic Stadium
  • • Ueda Castle
  • • M-Wave Olympic Memorial Arena
  • • Zenko-ji Temple
  • • Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum

When to visit Chikuma

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

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