In late June, the roses in Karuizawa Lake Garden are at their best

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
軽井沢レイクガーデン

Official website
Karuizawa Lake Garden
http://www.karuizawa-lakegarden.jp

Admission fees: Rose Season
The admission fee varies depending on the flower seasons.
June.8 – 14, and July 1 - 15: 1200 JPY/adult
June 15, – June 30.: 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)
OR
Take a taxi (10-min ride. Fare: about 2500JPY)

Google Maps: Karuizawa Lake Garden
https://goo.gl/maps/HA5VtdbTQ5F2

Karuizawa Town Official website
http://karuizawa-kankokyokai.jp/

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