Nagano is known both for inspiring vistas and for simple pleasures like pure water and tasty foods.
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A Peak at Nagano
Nagano Prefecture is an inland prefecture sitting almost in the center of Japan. It is surrounded by Japan Alps, a mountain range running down the spine of the main Japanese island, and is a place where country roads and mountains meet.
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