Nagano is the capital of the Nagano Prefecture which is part of the Chubu region in central Honshu, Japan's main island. Almost 400,000 people call the city their home, which became better known after the 1998 Winter Olympics which were held in Nagano and its immediate surrounding Japanese Alps.
From the Nagano Travel Guide
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We had a twin room and it was very spacious considering our previous experiences with Japanese hotels. The breakfast was pretty good, and the staff were very helpful with giving us directions and looking up train timetables. ... more
This is a great hostel. but go there with a friend. When i was there a couple of weeks ago it was deserted and it rained the whole 2 days i was in matsumoto. its clean, roomy, the showers are great and its close to town (on the free bikes) but it lacked a little in atmosphere when i was there. also, the hosts only speak a little english. ... more
. So in February Harumi and I took a trip to Nagano Ken to see the Snow Monkeys!! It was a long trip and we went to Nagano Ken by Shinkansen and express train. The first night we stayed in Nagano city ...
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Day 9 - Nagano
(Sara) We wanted to go skiing, and what better place to do that than where the 1998 Olympics took place. We took a train from Tokyo to Nagano, then about 1 1/2 hours further into the mountains into the area of Hakuba. This is where the downhill and ski jumping events at the Olympics took place. We ...
Posted in Todd and Sara's 2007 Trip to Japan by thetodd