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Matsumoto Castle is one of Japan's premier historic castles, along with Himeji Castle and Kumamoto Castle = Adobe Stock

Matsumoto Castle is one of Japan's premier historic castles, along with Himeji Castle and Kumamoto Castle = Adobe Stock

Nagano Prefecture! Best Attractions and Things to do

Nagano Prefecture has many tourist attractions that represent Japan, such as Hakuba, Kamikochi, and Matsumoto. On this page, I will introduce you to the various fascinating worlds of Nagano.

Outline of Nagano

Map of Nagano

Map of Nagano

 

Hakuba

In Hakuba you can enjoy skiing while watching the beautiful mountains representing Japan = shutterstock

In Hakuba you can enjoy skiing while watching the beautiful mountains representing Japan = shutterstock

 

Matsumoto

Bautiful reflection in water at night of Matsumoto Castle. It is a Japanese premier historic castles in easthern Honshu, Matsumoto-shi, Chubu region, Nagano Prefecture, Japan = shutterstock

Bautiful reflection in water at night of Matsumoto Castle. It is a Japanese premier historic castles in easthern Honshu, Matsumoto-shi, Chubu region, Nagano Prefecture, Japan = shutterstock

 

Kamikochi

Hotaka mountains and Kappa bridge in Kamikochi, Nagano, Japan = Shutterstock

Hotaka mountains and Kappa bridge in Kamikochi, Nagano, Japan = Shutterstock

 

Kirigamine

In Kirugamine in the midwinter, a fantastic view called "Muhyo" may be seen = Adobestock

In Kirugamine in the midwinter, a fantastic view called "Muhyo" may be seen = Adobestock

Mishakaike Pond in Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Mishakaike: Japan's most beautiful pond which attracted Kaii Higashiyama

If anyone asks me where is the most beautiful pond in Japan, I would say that it is Mishakaike Pond in Nagano Prefecture. The famous Japanese artist Kaii Higashiyama (1908-1999) drew his representative work "Vibrant Green" (1982) with this pond as the motif. If you go to Mishakaike Pond, you will ...

 

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Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.

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