Nagano Town

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Roof of Japan

Nagano prefecture known as the “Roof  of Japan” is a wonderful place to visit for lots of beautiful mountains, cultural history and its cuisine. Nagano, the prefectural capital and host of Olympic games held in 1998, is home of Zenkoji which over 4 million worshippers visit annually is worthy of visiting definitely. Matsumoto is a second-largest city, and  “Matsumoto Castle” designated National Treasures is the oldest wooden castle in Japan and completed in 1595. Apart from those, many popular mountain and ski resorts such as Hakuba, Azumino, Karuizawa, Shigakogen, Madarao and so on is well known. Karuizawa loved very much by John Lennon is picturesque resort town and located beneath of Mt. Asama. With 1 hour access from Tokyo to Karuizawa by Shinkansen, hotels, restaurants, shops, golf courses and outlet shopping mall, especially summer vacation periods, many tourists visits.

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Karuizawa 72 (east, west, south, north course: total 108 Holes) owned by Seibu group, North course designed by Robert Trent Johns Jr. has been hosting LPGA tour “NEC Ladies” and East Course hosted  “World Amateur Golfers Championship” in 2014. Naka Karuizawa Country Club opened in 1996 offers self play and always good maintenance without doubt.  In neighboring town, both Tateshina Country Club opened in 1989 and Sunny Country Club designed by Tomizawa Seizo layout hilly terrain and the view from the course is superb. The other golf courses in this area are worth the drive into the mountains to experience some of Mt. Asama’s most spectacular scenery and cool climate.

It takes only 60 minutes by Shinkansen super express from Tokyo station to Karuizawa station, and there are a number of parkland and hilly golf courses built dense forests, hills and mountains. Golfjapan can make arrangements for you to play at all the Karuizawa golf courses, as well as these lesser known golf courses.

The beautiful mountain ranges are mesmerizing and offer expansive views that can only be taken in properly, from a leisurely stroll in the forest. This destination’s relaxed nightlife and tourism also beckons travelers in a wide range of ages. Come and enjoy the culture and exciting Mt. Asama area golf on a number of the best greens throughout all of Japan.

A Karuizawa golf vacation offers some opportunity for customized options with each tour package. Visit the beautiful country of Japan and spend plenty of time enjoying a favorite hobby with friends, business associates, and family. Looking for a vacation with a different itinerary? Then choose Golfjapan for golf holidays abroad in Karuizawa area , Japan that are unparalleled when compared with many other popular golf-tourist destinations.

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known as popular mountain resort, hot springs, lakes and there are many excellent and challenging golf courses with hotel accommodation facility among Japanese golfers.