Videos in Nagano

Kyu-Karuizawa Ginza Street

This commercial district in Karuizawa, a famous resort, is filled with restaurants and stores

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Famous worldwide! Japanese macaque monkeys soaking in hot springs in a cold and snowy valley

Shibu Onsen

The retro townscape matching the traditional “yukata” and “geta” worn by visitors, is an onsen town that has lasted for 1300 years

Shaw Memorial Church

Karuizawa’s oldest church is a legacy from the original settlers of Karuizawa

Kumoba Pond

A quiet and relaxing area where the four seasons of Karuizawa are reflected on the pond surface

Manpei Hotel

A resort hotel pioneer that has retained its stately atmosphere

Old Mikasa Hotel

An elegant building that is a museum about the development of the Karuizawa resort area

Kyu-Karuizawa Hotel Otowa no Mori/Kyu-Karuizawa Chapel

A hotel and chapel that best relates the proud history of Karuizawa

Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza

One of the best premium outlet malls in Japan located within a popular resort!

Shiraito Falls

An elegant waterfall from where underground water spouts from the rock face and falls like chiffon

Sauce Katsudon

Deep-fried pork cutlet slathered in a special sauce placed on top of rice! A popular and hearty comfort food dish straight from Nagano Prefecture


Nagano Prefecture, which is totally landlocked, has its own distinct food culture. One example is basashi or horse sashimi. The tender red meat is a d...


All of the qualities of the soba from the cool and wide expanses of Nagano Prefecture ranging from its aroma to its bite are top-notch