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Former Mikasa Hotel

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Mikasa Hotel was opened in 1906 and operated for 64 years since then. It was designated as a national important cultural asset after its closure in 1970. It is the only remaining wooden hotel of purely Western design in Japan.
Mikasa Hotel was known as Rokumei-kan (Western-style party hall for upper class people in Tokyo) in Karuizawa and became popular among political and business people, such as Konoe Fumimaro, Arishima Takeo and Okuma Shigenobu, at that time.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 400 yen (General, Adult)
  • 200 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes from JR Karuizawa Station by the bus bound for Kita-Karuizawa. Get off at Mikasa Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1339-342, Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi Kitasaku-gun, Nagano, 389-0102

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Najwa Hafizah 9 @9Hafizah - 2019-08-24
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RT @ImperialJPNfan: On August 23rd, Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visited vegetable fields in the Ohinata area of Ka…
Oliver @onkof - 2019-08-24
RT @ImperialJPNfan: On August 23rd, Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visited vegetable fields in the Ohinata area of Ka…
Elixir Distillers @ElixirDistiller - 2019-08-24
RT @WhiskyNotes: https://t.co/XNx8CR8JlA Trying the unique Karuizawa Amassadors' Collection, bottled for a charity auction by Elixir Distil…
Nikita @Trahtibidohter - 2019-08-24
RT @ImperialJPNfan: On August 23rd, Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visited vegetable fields in the Ohinata area of Ka…
Marcia Tracy @MTracy2016 - 2019-08-24
RT @ImperialJPNfan: On August 23rd, Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visited vegetable fields in the Ohinata area of Ka…
Royal Eve @_RoyalEve_ - 2019-08-24
RT @ImperialJPNfan: On August 23rd, Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visited vegetable fields in the Ohinata area of Ka…
Louise G. @LouiseGhislaine - 2019-08-24
RT @ImperialJPNfan: On August 23rd, Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visited vegetable fields in the Ohinata area of Ka…
Mohammad Ali Queshi @AliQueshi - 2019-08-24
RT @ImperialJPNfan: On August 23rd, Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visited vegetable fields in the Ohinata area of Ka…
Prisma @ImperialJPNfan - 2019-08-24
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Stephen Shead @StephenLShead - 2019-08-23
RT @MooreCollege: Recently Simon Gillham spoke at a conference in Japan at the Karuizawa Union Church on the topic 'Fit for Heaven'. You ca…
WhiskyNotes (Ruben) @WhiskyNotes - 2019-08-23
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軽井沢 @karuizawa_twt - 2019-08-23
RT @MooreCollege: Recently Simon Gillham spoke at a conference in Japan at the Karuizawa Union Church on the topic 'Fit for Heaven'. You ca…
Moore College @MooreCollege - 2019-08-23
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軽井沢 @karuizawa_twt - 2019-08-22
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Club Oenologique @ClubOenologique - 2019-08-22
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International Wine & Spirit Competition - IWSC @theIWSC - 2019-08-20
RT @ClubOenologique: It’s one of the most sought-after whiskies in the world, yet it started life as blending fodder, and its stills went c…
Club Oenologique @ClubOenologique - 2019-08-20
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