Discover Nagato

Experience the scenic beauty of Nagato through its ferry cruises and the local toy museum. Venture beyond the town center to discover captivating sights such as Senjojiki and the local rice fields. With its picturesque landscapes and unique attractions, Nagato is a delightful destination for travelers seeking both natural beauty and engaging activities.

Things to see and do


Getting around in Nagato

The easiest way to get around in Nagato is by car, since many of the major sights and attractions are not accessible by public transportation.

If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from one of the bigger cities in the vicinity. You can check-out our listings for car rentals nearby, in the FAQ menu below. 

Getting to Nagato

Rail Passes:

  • Japan Rail Pass
  • JR East Nagano Niigata Area Pass


Rental Cars:

How long to stay in Nagato

We recommend staying here between half a day and one day. 

Hotels in Nagato

Flights to Nagato

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Day trips from Nagato

Escape to the secluded Tsunoshima Island, where breathtaking views of the sea await. Explore romantic beaches, visit the famous Makizakikazeno and Sezakiyono Parks, and discover the island's unique lighthouse. Complete ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 23.28

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Nestled on the shores of the Sea of Japan, Hagi offers relaxation and tranquility for those seeking a peaceful retreat. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area by ...

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Distance, km: 27.00

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The Akiyoshidai Plateau is a geological wonder that was once a coral reef 300 million years ago. Today, limestone formations stretch across the vast landscape, creating mesmerizing scenic spots that ...

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Distance, km: 27.72

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Yamaguchi is home to an array of historical temples and soothing hot springs. Enhance your visit by exploring the Nakahara Memorial Museum or the Yamaguchi Art Museum. With its rich ...

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Distance, km: 43.75

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Overlooking the Tsuwano River, this charming town offers a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Take the Shiroyama chair lift to the Tsuwano Castle ruins and marvel at the ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 63.06

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