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Updated:October 13, 2017

WELCOME TO NAGANO For Your Safety

Nagano is located in the center of Japan and is blessed with abundant natural beauty.Because of the large number of high mountains in the prefecture,it is known as the "Roof of Japan."

So that your stay will be safe as well as enjoyable,we would like to introduce you to some basic points of crime prevention.

NAGANO Prefectural Police Headquarters and NAGANO Prefectural Prevention Association

How to protect your property

While Nagano is generally a very safe place,some crimes do occur.The majority of these are thefts,so it is wise to take precautions.

How to protect your property

At Hotels:
  • Lock the door when you leave your room.
  • If carrying a large amount of cash,have the front desk put it in their safe,or keep it in the safe in your room if there is one.
  • Always check before opening the door for visitors.

To protect your property outside of the hotel:

  • Always keep valuables(traveler's checks,wallets,etc)out of sight.
  • Keep to busy,well-lighted streets at night.
  • Do not leave valuables in your car.

How to prevent traffic accidents

traffic accidents

  • According to Japanese traffic rules,pedestrians should walk on the right side of the street,and automobiles must drive on the left.
  • Please obey the speed limit.
  • Do not park in non-parking areas,because of the likelihood of traffic jams.
  • Watch out for icy roads in winter.
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In an emergency

POLICE-DIAL 110

POLICE-DIAL 110

If you don't understand Japanese,point to one of the drawings to the left,and ask someone to dial 110.

Please report lost and found articles to the nearest police station or police box(Koban).Also,if you should get lost,you can get directions at the nearest police station or police box.

Koban