Best language schools in Nagano (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Nagano? Nagano is Japanese countryside at its finest and is sure to be a highlight ...
of your trip to Japan. It is incredibly convenient to reach other big cities such as Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto thanks to the very comfortable trains that run daily. Nagano City is a temple town surrounded by majestic 3000-meter high mountain peaks and has attracted thousands of pilgrims for thousands of years, when the city was a temple town centred on the magnificent Zenkō-jiZenkoji. Besides being a treasure trove of nature, history and culture, Nagano is bursting with many natural hot springs. Come and enjoy views of the snow capped mountains as a back-drop to the fabulous cherry blossoms in spring. The crisp, clean water and air can be enjoyed all year round. Nagano is famous for its tantalising cuisine and one should not leave without sampling their famous soba noodles, apples and sake.
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What school directors said about Nagano

Takatoshi Asano

Nagano is not only famous for its beautiful nature, but also for its historical landmarks, Onsen (hot springs), and winter sports. It’s a great place for a long stay!

Interesting information about Nagano

Key Facts about Nagano

Time zone: GMT +9

Region: Ōsaka,

Currency: JPY (1 JPY = 10.5486 KRW)

Name of city in Japanese: 長野市

Visa: Nationals from South Korea do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Japan average):406.96 ¥ (6% cheaper than in South Korea)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type A
    • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 100 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz

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    Events in NaganoBest time to take a language course in Nagano

    Ueda Gion Matsuri
    Ueda Gion Matsuri

    July 2022The Gion festival is based on many rituals as it is a religious celebration. This celebration is widely celebrated in Japan.

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