Nagano

Nagano
Nagano
Nagano
Nagano
Nagano
Nagano
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Timezone: GMT + 9
International Airport
Venue Capacity: 20,000
Accommodation capacity: 5,502

CONTACT

NAGANO CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Tel.
+81-26-223-6050
Fax.
+81-26-223-5520
URL
http://www.nagano-cvb.or.jp/english/ 
E-mail
omotenashi@nagano-cvb.or.jp 
∨ ∧ Overview

Famed worldwide for hospitality since hosting the 1998 Winter Olympics

The city first grew up around historic Zenkoji Temple, and now welcomes eight million visitors annually. Nagano has always been known for its spirit of warm hospitality, and the welcome offered to visitors from abroad shown by its citizens during the 1998 Winter Olympics gave it an international reputation and gained many friends around the world. The large facilities constructed for the Olympics can flexibly meet any requirements you may have.
Surrounded by scenic mountains, Nagano also offers an excellent range of after-convention options, including the charming nearby town of Obuse, onsen hot springs resorts in the Yudanaka-shibu hot springs area, and skiing at famous resorts such as Hakuba. Nagano is also known for its delicious soba buckwheat noodles, and the city boasts many first-rate soba restaurants.

Key Facts
  • Region:
    Chubu
    Population:
    0.4 million (City)
  • Access:

    Tokyo (Narita Airport) > Nagano (Nagano Station): 2.5 hours by train (Narita Express/Nagano Shinkansen)

    Tokyo (Narita Airport) > central Nagano: 4.5 hours by bus/car

  • Local Speciality:

    Nagano's local cuisine includes specialities such as Shinshu soba noodles, sukiyaku (using Shinshu beef), as well as local apples, peaches, pears, grapes and chestnuts.

    Place to visit:

    Nagano is famous for it's winter sports (it was home to the 1998 Winter Olympics), and also has cultural sites such as the Zenkojji Temple, Togakushi-jinja Shrine, Matsushioro Castle, and Jigokudani Yaen-koen.

Number of Rooms Hotel 3,393
Japanese Inn 1,453
Max. Capacity of Hotel Hotel 5,502
Japanese Inn 6,100
Average Temperature and Average Precipitation
Month JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Average Temperature 0℃ 0℃ 3℃ 10℃ 16℃ 20℃ 23℃ 25℃ 20℃ 13℃ 7℃ 2℃
Average Precipitation 51mm 49mm 59mm 53mm 75mm 109mm 134mm 97mm 129mm 82mm 44mm 45mm
∨ ∧ Venues
  • BIG HAT & WAKASATO MUNICIPAL CULTURAL HALL
    Convention Facility

    The Big Hat is a large multi-purpose facility that was built as the main ice ...

    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    8000 110 3000 2000
  • HOTEL KOKUSAI 21
    Hotel
    This urban hotel, surrounded by trees and facing the prefectural government buil...
    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    317 171 1500 675 1000 530 0
  • HOTEL METROPOLITAN NAGANO
    Hotel

    Located in front of JR Nagano Station, the Hotel Metropolitan Nagano is equip...

    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    382 235 1000 600 1000 500 0
  • SHINSHU-MATSUSHIRO ROYAL HOTEL
    Hotel

    A 2-minute drive from Nagano Interchange on the Joshinetsu Expressway, the 13...

    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    1070 345 1000 500 900 500 0
  • THE SAIHOKUKAN HOTEL
    Hotel
    The Saihokukan Hotel is located between JR Nagano Station and Zenkoji Shrine, in...
    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    136 89 900 500 700 400 0
∨ ∧ Attractions

-Castle ruins
-Zenkoji Temple’s Seven Gods of Good Fortune
-Cultural experiences: tea ceremony, flower arrangement, pottery, traditional Japanese musical instruments, martial arts, etc


4 hours in Nagano

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