Webcam in Nagano Prefecture, that was host to the Winter Olympic Games in 1998.
View from the building of Gosenjaku Hotel, located on the bank of the river in the Chūbu-Sangaku National Park. This area has some of the world`s most impressive highland areas and includes most of the Kita-Alps Northern Alps, Chu-Alps, and Southern Alps.
The webcam shows torii (in the foreground) and the beautiful mountains (in the background). Torii is a traditional Japanese gate, that symbolically marks the transition from the profane to the sacred and is a traditional part of many of the Japanese views.