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Kyukaruizawa Ginza-dori, Karuizawa-machi

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Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
Saunter down the neatly kept Kyukaruizawa Ginza-dori, the main commercial street of the summer resort town. The shopping area grew extensively during the 19th century, with many stores from the country's main cities opening branches here, complemented in the 20th century with the building of several Western-style hotels and storefronts. Admire the mix of architecture during a walk down the historic street, and pop into the many boutiques and souvenir stores to browse the array of finely crafted garments and trinkets available here. Plan to see Kyukaruizawa Ginza-dori and other attractions that appeal to you using our Karuizawa-machi itinerary planner.
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  • This is the "destination" that continues to attract visitors. Boutique shops, galleries, and restaurants abound. Packed with tourists during the summer and holidays seasons. A pleasant walk to and fro...  more »
  • Shopping street with small traditional shops and eatery at the center of the town. Good to stroll around, finished in half day.  more »
  • Looking at the reviews I didn't expect much of this place. But after personally doing a walk from the JR Karuizawa station to here I find it a rather enjoyable journey. This place has the typical west...  more »