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Historic Karuizawa Town Walking Tour with Guide in Nagano

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Explore the summer destination of Nagano, Karuizawa on a 2-hour walking tour. Gain insight into the deep history of the vacation houses of this rustic town and make your way to the hidden gems of the area with your guide.

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  • 室生犀行紀念館
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Follow your knowledgeable guide around and step away from the busy city life as you stroll into the cooling woods of Karuizawa on a historical walking tour.
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  • Duration: 2.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking guide / Insurance
Add-ons:
English-Speaking Guide (from 2 persons) per group + USD 113.86
English-Speaking Guide (from 2 persons) per group + USD 113.86
One guide per group only.
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  • 08:50 Check-in at Karuizawa Station North Exit
  • 09:00 Depart (Approx. 2 hours)
    Head your way to the first destination while your guide introduces you to different local delicacy shops around the area.
  • Kumoba Pond
    Called by the locals as "Swan Lake", the surrounding trees beautifully reflect into the waters of Kumoba Pond in different seasonal colors as swans swim by.
  • St. Paul Catholic Church
    Constructed with a triangle-shaped pitched roof with a big steeple, St.Paul's church was established in 1935 by the pioneer architect, Antonin Raymond. Today, this church also serves as a tourist site for the visitors of the town.
  • Shaw Memorial Angelican Church
    36698227_2077235209261517_1812569352457682944_n The first church to be established in Karuizawa, Shaw Memorial Church stands as a memorial for the birth of the town during the Meiji period (1868 to 1912). Head inside and see the relaxing, quaint atmosphere of this historical church.
  • Muro Saisei Memorial Hall
    室生犀行紀念館 Gain insight into the quiet life of famous Japanese poet and novelist, Muro Saisei, by touring around his former vacation residence. Take in the Japanese zen atmosphere as you stroll through his beloved summer abode.
  • Karuizawa Assembly Hall, United Church and Karuizawa Tennis Club
    Head first to the Japanese local clubhouse of Karuizawa Assembly Hall then head to United Church which is located in the Old Karuizawa Street and observe one of the memorial places of the Heisei emperor and empress at the Karuizawa tennis club.
  • Hatta Yujiro Vacation House
    The first Japanese-style vacation villa at Karuizawa, Hatta Yujiro's vacation house was built in 1893 by Yasuda Yujiro. It has been standing in the area for more than 100 years and is currently considered as one of the cultural assets of the town.
  • 11:00 Tour Ends at Kyu-Karuizawa Ginza Street Intersection
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Children up to 6 years old can join this tour for free.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • The touring sites may only be viewed from the outside in case there are constructions, events and renovations conducted in the area.
    • The tour itinerary can be customized. Please inquire through VELTRA customer service.
    • This tour will be mainly conducted in Japanese. However an English-speaking guide is available for an additional fee. Please select the add-on in should you need an English-speaking guide.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2.
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  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 3 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 23.72
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Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Historic Karuizawa Town Walking Tour with Guide in Nagano