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Stone Church

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A beautiful place

we "found' this place by accident and enjoyed the place - inside and outside. The building is very... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Tel Aviv, Israel
So Beautiful

I really love this church. For the first time I cried when I entered a church although there were... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
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Hoshino, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0195, Nagano Prefecture
+81 267-45-2288
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

we "found' this place by accident and enjoyed the place - inside and outside. The building is very interesting from each angle you look at it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

I really love this church. For the first time I cried when I entered a church although there were no people there just music and beautiful blue sky. Just it's a little bit hard to find since we went there on foot instead of a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t get to go inside but really loved seeing the structure itself and the surrounding areas. The candle garden was very peaceful and quiet. Good time to meditate or reflect.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bobkendallMN
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

A short drive from town. Near the Hoshino resort so not too hard to find. You can look but no photos inside. Strange as you’ve probably come half way around the world and spent time to get here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HKeater
Reviewed August 1, 2018

made of stone, lovely little church lots of other things to do in the area, another church nearby doest a candle forest show which is lovely also

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Its a beautiful church set in the hills and forest of karuizawa. The church us made with stones or rocks put together with glas opening at certain area to bring in lights. The wooden door structure matches the whole design nicely. The surrouding forest and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HungoverTT
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Gorgeous cathedral architecturally and immensely peaceful to sit within and just be at peace. No pictures are allowed within so take the opportunity to just enjoy the serenity while admiring the structure.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SingaporeStef
Reviewed January 21, 2018

A purpose built church to service the wedding industry boom of the 1990s. Something to do if you have time on your hands, but no special historical significance or story. There are two other churches on the property, one all in wood, and one more...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank John F
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

All I can said is a beautiful and peaceful church with stunning architecture. Went there twice in the day and night. Just closed your eyes and listen to the water dripping sound in the church is already a blessing.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JonathanF3220
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Note that the interior is only open to visitors Mon-Fri when there are no weddings. It’s very peaceful and the design is quite unique.

Date of experience: December 2017
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