Karuizawa is a tourist-friendly area, as there are busses that will take you to various sightseeing spots.We also recommend using the free passes that allow unlimited usage of busses and trains for specific zones. in addition to this, Karuizawa Station offers a luggage deposit service. Leave your baggage by around noon, and it will be delivered to the accommodation facility at which you are staying by around 18;00 of the same day. Use this service and enjoy sightseeing hands-free (There is a 1000 yen charge for one piece of luggage).
One tourist attraction that represents Karuizawa is Old Karuizawa Ginza. During the Edo period, Karuizawa prospered as a lodging town on .....more information
With a height of 3 meters and width of 70 meters, it is said that the curving Falls got its name from the fact that it looks like multiple white threads running down its path. During summer, the Falls is used as a fantastic projection map; moreover, during autumn or winter, there are different scenes to be enjoyed. The falls is a 25-minute bus ride away from Karuizawa Station, with a fare of 710 yen. (25 minutes by car from the hotel)
The Karuizawa Sweets Stroll, during which the hotels and restaurants of Karuizawa offer their very best flower-themed sweets, is going on now (until June 30th). The Karuizawa Marriott Hotel is offering a "Flower Garden" (￥1,188) made up of things like flower-patterned white chocolate, blancmange, and vanilla ice cream.
91 meters long, and 31 meters tall, this was the largest brick rail bridge in the country. Now that the railway has been discontinued, trains no longer run across it, but visitors can still walk on this bridge, known affectionately as the "eyeglass bridge."(35 minutes by car from the hotel)