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Karuizawa Kogen Church軽井沢高原教会


This church full of history and located in Karuizawa Town, Kitasaku County Nagano Prefecture began in 1921 as a small wooden building, and was the origin of the Free Education of Art Salon  movement that attracted cultured people such as Hakushu Kitahara and Toson Shimazaki. The building, which is enveloped in the nature of Karuizawa, is characteristic for its pointy triangular roof. As a church that is open to all people, it holds gospel worship every Sunday and events in accordance with the season. It is also popular as a place for resort weddings.


Nagano Prefecture Kitasaku-gun Karuizawa Town Hoshino (Karuizawa / Saku / KomoroArea)

phone 0267453333

9:00-18:00 (except during the ceremony)

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Nagano Prefecture Kitasaku-gun Karuizawa Town Hoshino [ map ]
Karuizawa / Saku / KomoroArea
9:00-18:00 (except during the ceremony)
open everyday
Parking Lot
Available (160 spaces)
※ Please use adjacent Karuizawa Hotel Reston Court parking lot.
Credit Card
Not available

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          Nagano prefecture is an exciting mix of mountains, hot spring monkeys, and preserved Edo history. At the heart of the Japanese Alps, Nagano is one of the country's most popular destinations, whether in winter for its snow sports and the much-loved Jigokudani Monkey Park or in the warmer months for discovering the undulating hills on foot. For fantastic Edo architecture, head to the Kiso Valley for a 60-kilometer stretch of quaint wooden buildings that marked the Nakasendo route 200 years ago.

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