Located in the Koshinetsu region, Nagano is a prefecture blessed with nature that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics. You can enjoy many outdoor activities there, such as hiking, skiing, and cycling. It is a popular sightseeing spot among many people, including Japanese people, as there are many spots overflowing with history and plenty of townscapes that have retained the look of the past. Spring and summer brings about greenery and blooming flowers, autumn foliage spreads throughout the area in the fall, and the prefecture becomes a snowy wonderland in winter. The scenery changes with the seasons, ensuring that you’ll be satisfied whenever you visit!