Villa area in Kyu-Karuizawa

Villa area in Kyu-Karuizawa

Shaw house memorial

Photo by 663highland, on Wikipedia

Historic sites in Kyu Karuizawa has been designated as one of 101 Special Preservation Areas of Historic Landscape in Japan. After Meiji Restoration (1868), a lot of missionaries, foreign ambassadors and politicians came to build a villa in Karuizawa, and it became a town where the exoticism overflowed.

Spots in this area :

  • Kumano jinja shrine
  • Churches
  • Shaw house Memorial villa >> the marker on this map
  • Kyukaruizawa Ginza street
  • Jingu-ji temple
  • Mampei Hotel | the famous classic hotel which John lennon stayed

Access to Kyu Karuizawa :

90 min by bullet train from Tokyo Sta. to Nagnao Sta. + 30 min by train from Nagnao Sta. to Karuizawa Sta.


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