Kyukaruizawa Ginza Street旧軽井沢銀座通り
Karuizawa Town is one of Japan's most historic and famous areas of villas, with plenty of walking trails and many famous tourist attractions. In particular, Kyukaruizawa Ginza Street is the busiest main street in Karuizawa Town, which is lined with various restaurants and shops and is a must-visit tourist destination. There are restaurants that use local ingredients, souvenir shops that include groceries, and shops that sell miscellaneous goods and clothing, and it is crowded with many tourists, especially during the summer season. It's known for mild summers conducive to outdoor recreation like golf. Forests in the surrounding area offer cycling and walking paths along with sites like ”Kumobaike Pond” and ”Shiraito Waterfalls(Karuizawa)”. Skiing and hot springs are popular in the winter. It was promoted as a mountain resort by Western residents of Japan in the late 1800s, and today many wealthy urbanites own a second home there. Karuizawa is located along Japan's Romantic Road, and it offers nice autumn colors typically around mid-October to early November each year.
Parking fees in the surrounding area are generally set higher. The city parking lot designated by Drive Japan can be parked at a reasonable price, so please use the parking lot indicated by MAPCODE.
Kyukaruizawa Ginza Street is lined with various restaurants and shops, and it is fun just to walk, but please enjoy sightseeing efficiently while referring to the town map.
About 2km from/to Karuizawa station.