Located in the center of Japan with beautiful mountains, the landscape is called the Japanese Alps. With the high mountainous and complicated terrain, Nagano keeps a wealth of natural beauty. Because of its wealthy nature: crisp, clean water, and air, Nagano Prefecture is well-known for soba noodles, apples, grapes, and wine, as well as rice.
Oyaki dumpling is a popular snack in the Shinshu area, featuring flavored vegetables that are stuffed in wheat and buckwheat flour-based dough. No meat, fish, or eggs are used. Please enjoy authentic local foods with Nagano's unique culture at this time.