During the Edo period there were five roadways that connected Edo (modern day Tokyo) and outlying regions. The Nakasendo linked Edo and Kyoto, and ran through central Japan. This trail was dotted by many stopover towns and Ma
The Nagano Prefecture has many mountain ranges including the Kita-Alps Northern Alps, Chu-Alps, and Southern Alps. The city Nagano has a population of some was the site for the 1998 Winter Olympics and is the gateway to many skiing fields.