Nagano Prefecture

Sun Marine Nagano

Sun Marine Nagano Sun Marine Nagano is an all-around sports facility health and fitness place. Nagano doesn't border any oceans. Even so, we wished to give it a name that gives the feeling of the sunshine reflecting off of the ocean. That's how we came up with the name Sun Marine Nagano. There are 8 mat room (Togakushi), 16 mat room (Myouko - Kurohime), 28 mat room (Izuma). Outline...

Nagano City Library, Nanbu Library

Nagano City Library building Nagano City Library Outline of Facilities Lending Books: Each person can lend up to 5 books each for 2 weeks. Copy Service : You can only copy the library's materials. Each copy is 30 yen, and 1 person can only make 30 copies at a time. Collection Size: 360,000 books as of April 1999. Book Storage Capacity: 150,000 open shelf and 382,000 closed shelf. Audio...

Nagano City Youth Science Museum and Shinano Art Museum (in Joyama Park)

entrance of Nagano City Youth Science Museum (in Joyama Park) Outline of Facilities Display Room #1: Universe, earth, living things, substances, energy, playground Display Room #2: Communications, electronics, traffics, robots amusement park Hall: Special display stand; solar yoyo, guided robots and glittering trees generated by solar batteries Theater: 3D movies, multi-slide (133 seats) Practical Room: Metalwork, woodwork...

Nagano City Museum, Chausu Yama Park, Zoo & Botanical Gardens (Dinosaur Park) in Hachimanbara Shiseki Park (Kawanakajima Battlefield)

Nagano Chausuyama Zoo, Nagano City (Nagano-shi) Nagano City Museum Nagano City Museum was established in Showa Year 56 in Hachimanpara (Hachimanbara) Shiseki Park. There are various exhibits on such themes as the History of the Nagano Basin, Zenkoji Temple and its faith, and the medieval Battle of Kawanakajima. You can see the Nagano basin's history and life in the permanent exhibition. Thus you can grasp the...

Nagano Iizuna Kogen in Mount Iizuna/Izuna (Iizuna/Izuna-yama)

Iizuna Kogen Tourism Mount Iizuna/Izuna (Iizuna/Izuna-yama) is a popular hiking destination that can be enjoyed by the whole family. A legend says that Lake Daizahoshi (Daizahoushi-ike Lake), located at the foot of the mountain, was made from a footprint by Daidara-Bochi, a legendary giant. The pond, surrounded by Japanese larch, is especially beautiful in spring and fall. Many families...

Togakushi in Nagano

Togakushi in winter Togakushi is a highland village at the foot of Mt. Togakushi. In the center of the village, amidst an unspoiled natural setting, are as many as 30 soba shops boasting the superior taste of their hand-made soba. Accordingly, this area is a favored destination for soba lovers. Togakushi means "hidden door" or "hidden gate," and luckily it is still a secret to many...