Best Things To Do in Karuizawa, Japan

Whether you're visiting Karuizawa for a few days or are a localite, Karuizawa is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Karuizawa. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Karuizawa. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Karuizawa. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Karuizawa keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Karuizawa listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Karuizawa which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Karuizawa will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Karuizawa recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Karuizawa

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Karuizawa that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    - Used in 2 itineraries
    Hiroshi Senju Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: Japan, 〒389-0111 Nagano Prefecture, 北佐久郡軽井沢町長倉815

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Hiroshi Senju Museum is Karuizawa is a place that will fill you with awe as it combines art and architecture wonderfully. The abstract-looking structure of the museum matches perfectly with its collec...Read more

  2. #2 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    Stone's Church Uchimura Kanzo Memorial Hall

    Tags: Church

    Address: Japan, 〒389-0195 Nagano-ken, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa-machi, Nagakura, 軽井沢町星野

    Stone's Church Uchimura Kanzo Memorial Hall is a unique place to be when you are in Karuizawa. Built by American architect Kendrick Kellogg, the best thing about this structure is the use of stones al...Read more

  3. #3 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    - Used in 32 itineraries
    Kyu Karuizawa Ginza Dori

    Tags: Neighborhoods

    Address: Japan, 〒389-0100 Nagano Prefecture, Kitasaku District, 軽井沢町大字軽井沢

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Kyu Karuizawa Ginza Dori is considered to be the main shopping district in Karuizawa. It is located in the historic area of the city and carries history of over 4 centuries along. Several different bo...Read more

  4. #4 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    Mount Asama

    Address: Karuizawa, Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

    Mount Asama is located in the central part of Honshu Island. It is an active complex volcano that is around 33 kilometers away from Karuizawa. The last eruption was in 2009 and no other eruptions have...Read more

  5. #5 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    Karuizawa Shiraito Falls

    Tags: Nature

    Address: Kose Nagakura, Karuizawa, Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture 389-0111, Japan

    Karuizawa Shiraito Falls is a lovely site tucked away in the forested area near Karuizawa. The waterfall is 3 meters high and 70 meters wide. The arc-shaped falls coming down from the woods look like ...Read more

  6. #6 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza

    Tags: Shopping Center

    Address: Karuizawa, Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture 389-0102, Japan

    Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza is a huge site sprawling across 26 hectares. With 200+ stores selling everything from regional to international brands, this has become a treat for shopaholics. It was ...Read more

  7. #7 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    Kumoba Pond

    Tags: Lake, Nature

    Address: Karuizawa Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture 389-0102 Japan

    Kumoba Pond makes for a soothing natural attraction near Karuizawa. It is also known as the Swan Lake amongst locals. Surrounded by lush greenery, there is a paved walking trail that will let you expl...Read more

  8. #8 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    Harunire Terrace

    Tags: Shopping Center

    Address: 2148 Nagakura, Karuizawa, Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture 389-0111, Japan

    Harunire Terrace is a modern shopping area combining stores and restaurants in a beautiful place. Several wooden terraces nestled in the forested area make for a popular point of interest around. Be i...Read more

  9. #9 of 18 Things To Do in Karuizawa
    Historic Mikasa Hotel - C.1906 Image
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    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: Japan, 〒389-0102 Nagano Prefecture, 北佐久郡軽井沢町軽井沢1339−342

    Historic Mikasa Hotel was built before a century and is known for being one of the few western styled buildings around. As it is a wooden architecture, it took much efforts to preserve this structure....Read more