Shinano is within easy reach of many of Nagano’s well-known sights. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the fabulous Imori Pond and the incredible Naenataki. Also, well worth the effort are Togakushi Shrine and Lake Hokuryuko.
Holiday makers in Shinano, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should make tracks to the nearby museums and theaters. Popular galleries, include the Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum.
When thermometer drops in Shinano, rent some gear and head to the runs at ski centers such as the Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort and the Shiga Kogen Ski Area.
Spend an evening with fellow baseball lovers at Nagano Olympic Stadium, cheering on local legends, the Shinano Grandserows. On weekends the stadium overflows with red and white, as baseball fans join together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere handy to base yourself close to Shinano is a breeze. The Hotel Jal City Nagano, the Hotel Sunroute Nagano and the Chisun Grand Nagano are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.