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Address: Kyukaruizawa, Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa-machi, Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 267411122
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Fun place to go and shop

If you get tired at relaxing and doing nothing, go visit downtown Karuizawa. They have every kind of shop, including a bee man with pictures of hi covered by honey bees. Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Tokyo, Japan
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214 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

You can tell at once point in history this village was charming. This street has seen better days with the stores selling more and more kitschy stuff. The various shops selling honey, jam, and pastries are fun. Not much else that's worth writing home about. Bathrooms are not free.

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you get tired at relaxing and doing nothing, go visit downtown Karuizawa. They have every kind of shop, including a bee man with pictures of hi covered by honey bees. Great places to eat and shop for the entire family.

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Tokyo, Japan
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

this extremely popular street has numerous cafes, restaurants, boutiques and galleries. no can't imagine how it will be crowded in mid July or August as it was already crowded in June.

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千葉県
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269 reviews
182 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Karuizawa Ginza is the main street in Karuizawa Area and the most famous place for sightseeing. There are a lot of shops along the street. The place is far from Karuizawa Station. It takes 20min to walk. You can take bus from the station.

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86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We walked from the lake area with google map for our second spot in Karuizawa. Many small shops on a pedestrian-area selling cultural products, local fruit, honey, ice-cream and seasoning products! Can get a sense of the local town life though it's becoming a bit touristy! Should try the ice cream, smooth and creamy!

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Northern California
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67 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Lots of fun shops and love that you can sample so many different types of jams and things. Met the "Bee" man in front of the honey shop. Such and entertaining character. The bakeries have really delicious pastries. No problems finding souvenirs to bring back to wherever you came from. Don't miss all the little side streets along the main... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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217 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

There are lots of places to shop in Japan. This place is not particularly unique or interesting, keep walking.

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Urayasu, Japan
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18 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Many shops, some interesting and historical buildings and small museums, but very few restaurant ...

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Nagano
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54 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

I especially love the Karuizawa-bori woodcraft. Historical St. Paul's Church nearby.

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Tokyo, Japan
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168 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

This is you average shopping mall with a lot of brands and stuff, but of course also with brand outlets. I spent time there to buy some (food) stuffs for familiy and a coffee. Frankly speaking however, I cannot understand why people take all the trouble to go to the countryside and then spending time a such malls. The place... More 

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