NAGANO PREFECTURE

A TREASURE TROVE OF NATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

A TREASURE TROVE OF NATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

A TREASURE TROVE OF NATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

A TREASURE TROVE OF NATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE
A TREASURE TROVE OF NATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

 

Located basically in the exact Center of the Honshu mainland, Nagano Prefecture is literally the “heart” of Japan. Occupying the 4th largest area in Japan, Nagano Prefecture enjoys rich nature and spectacular landscapes. The mountains rise above 3,000 meters and deep forests cover 80% of the prefecture. Blessed with a variety of scenic beauty in all four seasons, every visit to Nagano will be a whole new experience.

 

Nagano’s life expectancy is one of the longest in Japan for both men & women, It is also the most ecofriendly prefecture as well as having the lowest unemployment rate, providing the most comfortable workplace environment in Japan. 80% of it’s land covered in woods, Nagano Prefecture strives to preserve, restore & create a beautiful, rich culture of trees and forests. Nagano’s forests support various ecosystems, producing logs and other forest products and blessing Japan with clean air & water. From all these amazing qualities, Nagano is the most desirable location for Japanese people living in the city to move to. Anyone looking to catch a breath, and detach a little bit from daily life, this is the place!