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Address: 389-0195 Hoshino, Kitasaku-gun, Karuizawa-machi 389-0103 , Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 267-45-2288
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Stone built church

Memorial experience in visting the church. It's a pity that no photo taking is allowed inside the church.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Memorial experience in visting the church. It's a pity that no photo taking is allowed inside the church.

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Thank euka9102
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a magical space to be in. Small and intimate. Set around lots of nature. Potentially great for photo-shoots.

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Thank EccentricDrill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good memories. Nice church. Worth to visit for your trip to karuizawa. Spend your time for this serenity place with your love one.

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Thank มานิจ บ
Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it took us about 2 hours to get there from Ikebukuru. But transit is really smooth and clear directions are given along the way. Once arrived, we took taxi to a hotel called Hotel Bleston Court which is actually connected to the church. The taxi ride took about 15 mins. As my friends are hosting their wedding their, the hotel... More 

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Thank Gloson
Hong Kong
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65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the building is nice but it's a tiny one. So it's worth the travel if you need other places to visit along the way, not places you prefer to go whole way for it.

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Thank dhui
Hong kong
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164 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Good to visit the stone church get to know more about the place history culture and life in the small town. Highly recommended to bring along kids to ask them question and talk them about the old days. Nice place to visit.

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Thank harbourchan
Shanghai, China
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

This little chapel sits only 25 inside. The stone and glass structure holding the building up represent the story of strength and fragility of a couple. There is so much to love about the place, it's purpose, as much as my friend's wedding. It's a pity that no photo is allowed on the inside. And pix on the outside does... More 

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Thank KhunJoeOnTheGo
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

The church is a rather impressive structure from the outside and very unique in its architecture. It blends really well with its surrounding environment and is quite a sight to behold on approach. Inside, there is a lower level that houses something of a museum that appears to trace the church's history. The entire exhibit is mainly in Japanese however,... More 

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Thank yujingf
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51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

The structure of the church is quite complicated, but it is an architectural marvel. There is an awe-inspiring element to the design and the atmosphere is serene but also grandeur. Definitely visit if you're around the Hoshino area.

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Thank 338unik
Jakarta
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

it was an uphill walk, very steeps one. A very beautiful church located in a middle of a forest. Visit this if you have the chance

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