Stone church of Naka-Karuizawa (Uchimura Kanzo Memorial Hall)

This peculiar stone church was built as a memorial of Uchimura Kanzo, the founder of a Japanese Christian movement. The church was built by the American architect Kendrick Kellogg in harmony with the surrounding nature. The church’s structure is unique with multiple stone arches and rows of windows allowing plenty of natural light in the stone building. The design is also striking by its unusual asymmetry.

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Country: Japan
Area : Chubu area
Prefecture : Nagano-ken
City : Karuizawa-machi
District : Nagakura
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Harunire Terrace in Naka-Karuizawa

The Harunire terrace, located in Naka-Karuizawa, boasts a great selection of restaurants and specialty shops in a natural setting. Whether you are looking for a delicious coffee or locally-made ice-cream, you’ll enjoy a relaxing time on the river-side terrace.

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Karuizawa

Karuizawa is a resort town along the Hokuriku Shinkansen in Nagano prefecture. It is particularly popular among Tokyo residents who wish to escape the summer heat. It is a great place to eat at the many restaurants, cafes, and bakeries and to shop at the many fashion outlets located near the Shinkansen station.

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Area : Chubu area
Prefecture : Nagano-ken
City : Karuizawa-machi
District : Karuizawahigashi
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