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Tourist Information in Obuse

A la Obuse Guide Centre

You can get maps and hire bikes (¥400 for a half-day) here, en route to the museums from the Obuse train station. There's also a cafe, gift store and quaint guesthouse (single from ¥8400, twin from ¥12,600) if you d…
Tourist Information in Shiga Kōgen

Shiga Kōgen Tourist Office

In the Hasuike area, the Shiga Kōgen Tourist Office has English speakers who can help you navigate the slopes and book accommodation. It's in front of the Shiga Kōgen ropeway station.
Tourist Information in Bessho Onsen

Bessho Onsen Ryokan Association

Located at the train station, this small office provides tourist information and can assist with lodging reservations, though some Japanese ability will be handy.
Tourist Information in Nagano

Nagano Tourist Information Center

Inside JR Nagano Station, this friendly outfit has good English-language colour maps and guides to Nagano and the surrounding areas.
Tourist Information in Karuizawa

Karuizawa Tourist Association

Grab your English-language publications and maps at this office inside the JR Karuizawa Station building. Some English is spoken.
Tourist Information in Nozawa Onsen

Nozawa Onsen Visitor Centre

In the centre of the village. Has English-speaking staff who can assist with accommodation and tour bookings.
Post in Nagano

Nagano Ekimae Post Office

Full postal and ATM services.