Peak at Nagano

In August 2017, NHK WORLD features Nagano Prefecture, a place where nature is a way of life. Nagano is known both for inspiring vistas and for simple pleasures like pure water and tasty foods. Relax and let your senses explore.

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.