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Sightseeing Guide


KARUIZAWA SIGHTSEEING GUIDE
1.PRINCE LAND
2.ONINOSHIDASHI GARDEN
3.ASAMA GARDEN
4.SAISON ART MUSEUM 
5.KARUIZAWA SKATING CENTER
6.TASAKI MUSEUM OF ART
7.ASAMA RANCH
8.SHIRAITO FALLS
9.BIRD SANCTUARY
10.SHIOTSUBO HOT SPRINGS
11.HOSHINO HOT SPRINGS
12.KUMOBA POND
13.WAKITA MUSEUM
14.KOSE MUSEUM
15.OLD MIKASA HOTEL
16.USUI PASS SCENIC VIEW POINT
17.OLD KARUIZAWA GINZA
18.SKATING RINK IN FRONT OF STATION
19.DIAMONDS SPORTS CLUB
20.SHIOZAWAKO LAKE LAND
21.PEYNET MUSEUM
22.KARUIZAWA HIGHLAND ARCHIVES
23.MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOKS
24.KARUIZAWA TOWN BOTANICAL GARDEN
25.LAKE NEW TOWN
26.KAZEKOSHI KOEN PARK SCAP KARUIZAWA
27.KARUIZAWA PRINCE BOWL
TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF TOURIST BUREAU
1. PRINCE LAND 		0279-86-4111
	There are golf rinks, tennis courts, boats, amusement park,
	mini-golf and swimming pool. You can rent a bicycle.
	Transportation; 55 min. from Karuizawa Sta. for 
		"KUSATSU ONSEN" by SEIBU KOGEN BUS	
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2. ONIOSHIDASHI GARDEN 
	Transportation; 50 min. from Karuizawa Sta. for 
		"KUSATSU ONSEN" by SEIBU KOGEN BUS 	
		35 min. from Naka-Karuizawa Sta. for 
		"KUSATSU ONSEN" by SEIBU KOGEN BUS 
		Bus Stop "ONIOSHIDASHI"
		45 min. from our hotel by car.   	
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3. ASAMA GARDEN			0279-86-3000
	There are "ASAMA VOLCANO" museum, observatory,
	restaurant, nature study road camping site,
	"ASAMA" plateau, and skiing ground. 
	The time required 1 hour. 
	Transportation; 45 min. from Karuizawa Sta. for 
		"KUSATSU" by KUSATSU BUS 	
		35 min. from Naka-Karuizawa Sta. for 
		"KUSATSU ONSEN" or "KITAKARUIZAWA" by KUSAKARU BUS
		Bus Stop "ASAMA-EN"
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4. "SAISON" ART MUSEUM 		0267-46-2020
	It is only few modern art museum in Japan. 
	Transportation; 8 min. from NAKA-Karuizawa Sta.  
		for "KUSATSU ONSEN" by SEIBU KOGEN BUS 	
		5 min. from "KARUIZAWA SKATE CENTER" Stop 
		on foot.
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5. KARUIZAWA SKATING CENTER	0267-46-1111
	Skate, Roller Skate, Tennis, Swiming pool, Table tennis	
	Transportation; 20 min. from Karuizawa Sta.  
		by SEIBU KOGEN BUS 	
		7 min. from "NAKA-KARUIZAWA" for "ONIOSHIDASHI",
		"KARUIZAWA SKATE CENTER" bus stop. 
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6. TASAKI MUSEUM OF ART		0267-45-1186
	The art museum was established to commemorate Kosuke Tasaki
	who is famous for his work "Asosan(Mt.Aso)". 
	"Asamasan(Mt.Asama)" drawn by him is very forceful.
	Transportation; 5 min from "NAKA KARUIZAWA" by car.
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7. ASAMA RANCH	  		0279-84-3698
	May - October 	About 700 cows pasture in ranch.
	Jun - July   	Beautiful azalea will be in full bloom.
	End of August - September
			Great to see for Japanese pampas grass.
	April - November
			Horse back riding, barbecue.
	Transportation; 35 min. from Karuizawa Sta.  
		for "KITAKARU KUSATSU" by KUSAKARU BUS 	
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8. "SHIRAITO" FALLS
	New green leaves in middle of may and
	Red leaves in Octover are perfectly beautiful.
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9. BIRDS SANCTUARY
	Search birds for about 52 hours in this area
	Explanation for wild birds from 8:30 a.m. between
	middle of April and middle of September.
	Transportation; 35 min. from Karuizawa Sta.
		for "KITAKARU KUSATSU" by KUSAKARU BUS 	
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10."SHIOTSUBO" HOT SPRING
	Little alkari sodium 42 - 48 degrees
	good for neuralgia, rheumatism, stomach,
	and intestines.
	There are big bath and separated bath for 
	men and women.
	skating (only winter)
	Transportation;	3 min. from "NAKAKARUIZAWA" Sta.
		for "ONIOSHIDASHI" by "SEIBU-KOGEN" bus
		5 min from "NISHI-KU IRIGUCHI" stop
		on foot.

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11."HOSHINO" HOT SPRINGS
	Little alkari sodium
	Facility;
		*End of Dec. to end of Feb.
			natural skate rink
		*End of Apr. to first of Nov.
			tennis court
		*"KITAHARA HAKUSHU" monument
		*Collect of Bike 0267-45-5126
			End of Apr. to first Nov.
	Transportation;	3 min. from "NAKAKARUIZAWA" Sta.
		for "ONIOSHIDASHI" by "SEIBU-KOGEN" bus
		5 min from "NISHI-KU IRIGUCHI" stop on foot.
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12."KUMOBA" POND
	There are narrow road neat the pond surrounded 
	by forest. You will have good time in nature.
	In summer, many young people stops here for rest.
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13."WAKITA" MUSEUM		0267-42-2639
	(close during winter time )
	Transportation;	7 min. from "KARUIZAWA" Sta. on foot.
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14."KOZE" HOT SPRINGS
	50 degrees clear water. good for stomach, 
	intestines, neyralgia.
	Transportation;	15 min. by "KUSAKARU" bus.
			Bus stop "KOZE ONSEN".
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15."OLD MIKASA" HOTEL
	In the forest, European style building chocolate
	color stand out. It's "KYU MIKASA" hotel
	It was built by Naoyoshi Yamamoto in 1905
	It is very rich hotel and important cultural asset.
	Transportation;	15 min. from "KARUIZAWA" Sta. by bus
		Bus stop "MIKASA" and 5 min. on foot
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16."USUI" PASS SCENIC VIEW POINT
	Very good view. Especially in Autumn
	red leaves are vary impressive.
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17."OLD KARUIZAWA GINZA"
	During Summer,very boutique, reataurant and tearoom.
	You can spent the time about 1 hour to look around.
	If you want to shop around, it takes 3, 4 hours.
	Transportation;	From "KARUIZAWA" Sta. to the north 10 min 
	by bicycle
	or 20 min on foot.
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18. SKATING RINK IN FRONT OF THE STATION
		(in YAGAWAKI park)
	Transportation;	from "KARUIZAWA" Sta. In no time.
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19.DIAMONDS SPORTS CLUB 	0267-45-3686
	Facilities;	Indoor tennis courts -- 3
			bowling
			auto tennis
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20. "SHIOZAWAKO" LAKE LAND     0267-45-6176
	Facilities;	boats 
			fishing
			BMX
			cycle monorail
			archery
			rent-a-bicycle
			family golf
			tennis
			cart
			"PARATORU-PA"
	Transportation;	From "NAKA-KARUIZAWA" 15 min by bicycle.
			7 min by taxi.
			40 min on foot.	
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21. "Peynet" ART MUSSEUM	0267-45-6176
	West of "SHIOZAWA" lake, poet and artist "Peynet" born in France
	There are his pieces exhibited. His theme is "lovers".
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22. "KARUIZAWA HIGHLAND ARCHIVES"
	About 20000 materials of literary men who loved Karuizawa 
	are preserved and exhibited.
Transportation;	7 min from "NAKA-KARUIZAWA" by car. Near the Shiozawa Lake.
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23. MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOKS	0267-48-3340
	The world of picture books that you used to be familiar with 
	is still there.	You sure can have cheerful time reading the 
	books in the small space like a mountain hut.
	Transportation; 7 min from "NAKA-KARUIZAWA" by car.
		        Near the Shiozawa Lake.
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24. KARUIZAWA TOWN BOTANICAL GARDEN
	As many as 1500 kinds of plants that grow in highland or
	damp ground are collected. They are exhibited being sorted by the family.
	A pavement is available and you can look around for about 1 hour.
	Transportation; 7 min. from "NAKA-KARUIZAWA" by car.
			5 min. from the Shiozawa lake on foot.
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25. LAKE NEW TOWN    		0267-48-1611
	Country house district developed around the artificial lake
	Leman, aiming the great harmony between mankind and nature.
	European style buildings modeled after old castles stand in a row. 
	You can enjoy shopping, meal in an exotic atmosphere.
	Boats, rent-a-bicycles, tennis courts are available too. 
	Transportation;	from "KARUIZAWA" Sta.10 min. by car. 
			25 mins. by bicycle. 
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26. KAZEKOSHI KOEN PARK SCAP(Swiming & Curling Amusement Place) KARUIZAWA  0267-48-1611
	'98 Olympic Games in Nagano, Curling competition will be
	held here. It has Swimming pool and tennis courts too. 
	Transportation;	from "NAKAKARUIZAWA" Sta.7 min. by car. 
			25 mins. by bicycle.
			On foot from Lake Shiozawa-ko. 
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27. KARUIZAWA PRINCE BOWL	0267-48-1611
	1F 	GAME CENTER & KARAOKE BOX
	2F	BOWLING CENTER
	Transportation;	5 min walk from "KARUIZAWA" Sta.
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