Lies in Karuizawa, one of the most exclusive resorts in Nagano Prefecture, the Karuizawa Lake Garden boasts the rose gardens nestled in a natural setting, filled with 3500 roses in 400 different varieties.

Karuizawa is only one-hour away by bullet train from Tokyo, a fantastic place to escape from the heat in Tokyo in summer. 

Karuizawa Lake Garden

Official website
Karuizawa Lake Garden

Admission fee:
The admission fee varies depending on the flower seasons.
June.10 – July.17: 1200 JPY/adult
June.17 – July.2: 1500 JPY/adult

Getting there by train from Tokyo
From JR Tokyo Station, take the Shinkansen bullet train (Nagano Shinkansen Asama 長野新幹線あさま) and get off at Karuizawa 軽井沢駅 (About 1-hour ride)

From Karuizawa Station, take a loop bus bound for New Town Iriguchi ニュータウン入り口.  (10-min ride. Fare:200 JPY)
Take a taxi (10-min ride. Fare: about 2500JPY)

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Karuizawa Town Official website

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