• September 9, 2019

    Snow Monkey Resorts Info & Gift Shop

    The Snow Monkey Resorts Info & Gift Shop is located at the entrance of the trail leading to the Jigokudani Monkey Park. Offering a range of services including winter rentals and English languag...
  • September 9, 2019

    Snow Monkey Resorts Tour Desk

    Our Snow Monkey Resorts Tour Desk is located outside of the East Exit of Nagano Station. Accessible on foot in under 2 minutes, tours – including group tours, private tours and charters – can be book...
  • August 13, 2019


    Sitting quietly in the mountains bordering Nagano City and within the larger Myoko-Togakushi Renzan National Park, Togakushi is home to some of Japan’s most important Shinto shrines set among a...
  • July 31, 2019

  • June 1, 2019

    The Famous Food of Nagano

    Nagano is one of Japan’s true food bowls. Situated at the heart of the main island of Honshu, Nagano is a region of dramatic mountains and bountiful farmlands. ...
  • May 20, 2019

    Enjoy the Fruit of Nagano

    The elevation of Nagano and resulting temperature difference between day and night, bless the region with an ideal climate for growing fruit. As such, Nagano produces some of Japan’s best fruit; most ...
  • May 15, 2019

    Enjoy Sake in Nagano

    As home to the second largest number of breweries in Japan, Nagano is an ideal place into dive the rich history and warming world of ‘sake’....
  • November 25, 2015

    Yoshinoya Sake Brewery

    Dating back over 300 years, the Yoshinoya Sake Brewery offers a wide selection of Japanese sake and Zenko-ji miso. The flavours are rich and varied, and sake tastings are offered so you can try the di...
  • May 29, 2017

    Higashiyama District inc. Yasaka Pagoda

    Located between Kiyomizudera and Yasaka Shrine, Higashiyama is one of Kyoto’s best-preserved historic districts. An enclave in which ‘old Kyoto’ lives on, the area retains the majority of its his...