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Shaw Memorial Chapel (Shaw House Museum)

Travel Guide - Shaw Memorial Chapel (Shaw House Museum)

InformationInformation

It is the oldest church in Karuizawa built in 1895 by A.C. Shaw, a Canadian missionary who built the foundations of today's Karuizawa. The local people established a monument and a bust of Shaw here in 1903 as a tribute to the "Father of Karuizawa". Shaw's first villa in Karuizawa is reconstructed next to the chapel and now used as a museum called "Shaw House Museum".

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Shaw Memorial Chapel: 9:00 - 17:00
  • Shaw Memorial Chapel: 9:00 - 16:00 (in winter)
  • Shaw House Museum: 9:00 - 17:00
  • Shaw House Museum: 9:00 - 18:00 (July - September)

ClosedClosed

  • Shaw Memorial Chapel: Irregular
  • Shaw House Museum: Thursdays
  • Shaw House Museum: November - March

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Shaw Memorial Chapel: Admission Free
  • Shaw House Museum: Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes from JR Karuizawa Station by the bus bound for Kita-Karuizawa or Kusatsu. Get off at Kyu-Karuizawa, then walk 12 minutes.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 57-1, Karuizawa, Karuizawa-machi Kitasaku-gun, Nagano, 389-0102

TweetsTweets

Dolma @Lama_Dolma22 - 2019-04-19
@the_molly_chen It was in Karuizawa. The place is beautiful in Japan.
Re:ference @AsFerence - 2019-04-18
RT @AsFerence: Do you know Japan's Karuizawa?
It is a spot where beautiful nature spreads and you can forget the noise of the city.
I will…
piper @piper4699 - 2019-04-18
@RomanTelep @stone_hs_curl I guess they are working at their offices near Karuizawa.
They are workers of CHUBU Elec… https://t.co/KHq5Hdstze
Taiken Japan @TAIKENJAPAN - 2019-04-18
Come to Karuizawa for a captivating volcanic sediment park and beautiful waterfall!

https://t.co/sk2IUrcmVlhttps://t.co/t8pNpHdt4c
tweetyburd @tweetyburd - 2019-04-18
📷 coiour-my-world: Shiraito Waterfall, Karuizawa, Japan || planetx44 https://t.co/Fx19WTtcyc
JapanJustForYou @japan_just - 2019-04-17
A5 The sculpture garden of the Sezon Art Museum in #Karuizawa is set in the forest, so seasonal changes are part of… https://t.co/kwtKXcNFdz
軽井沢 @karuizawa_twt - 2019-04-17
RT @angelicax: I wanna decompress n stay in a forest house like the ones in Karuizawa, Japan 😞
ANG @angelicax - 2019-04-17
I wanna decompress n stay in a forest house like the ones in Karuizawa, Japan 😞
amelia primarini @ameliaprimarini - 2019-04-16
When the black coffee is good ... at mikado coffee karuizawa ... #beverage #coffee #kuliner #japan #mikadocoffee… https://t.co/bwOfMfugAC
Sahara @Sahara_SH_es - 2019-04-16
📷 coiour-my-world: Shiraito Waterfall, Karuizawa, Japan || planetx44 https://t.co/jyKtL5rZG7
Gene Kizhnerman @tastethedram - 2019-04-15
If you ask someone in Japan, they probably won’t think ‘whisky’ if you mention Karuizawa. The town that gave the di… https://t.co/3IqhWShG9y
軽井沢 @karuizawa_twt - 2019-04-15
RT @thristyforhobi: It's 7° in Karuizawa, Japan and windyyyy ❄❄❄

How do people live 😂😅
Ann 🇵🇭 @thristyforhobi - 2019-04-15
It's 7° in Karuizawa, Japan and windyyyy ❄❄❄

How do people live 😂😅
Julie Gerald @JulieGerald10 - 2019-04-15
RT @Edition29: KARUIZAWA HOUSE / AUDIO INTERVIEW WITH ARCHITECT / Makoto Yamaguchi / JAPAN / In / EDITION29 ARCHITECTURE ISSUE 015 / Photog…
Mike Wekarski @Zippertheslip - 2019-04-15
Not really, golf is not my sport but the wife likes it, oh well. Her sister Yoshie is a caddie in Karuizawa, japan… https://t.co/DEB0lbljIb
Prom15e to 13elieve @efasiwonest - 2019-04-14
@PredictionIdol Wow i'm shocked. it's so real. Their place in Karuizawa right?? Jihyo or Nayeon?? I think this is… https://t.co/v0pVVR6AYg
Jake Adelstein/中本哲史 @jakeadelstein - 2019-04-11
RT @OonaMcGee: Always a treat to find a place that does a good eggs benedict 😋
#karuizawa #japan https://t.co/KBNDTfGmzV
軽井沢 @karuizawa_twt - 2019-04-11
RT @OonaMcGee: Always a treat to find a place that does a good eggs benedict 😋
#karuizawa #japan https://t.co/KBNDTfGmzV
Oona McGee 🇯🇵🇮🇪🇦🇺 @OonaMcGee - 2019-04-11
Always a treat to find a place that does a good eggs benedict 😋
#karuizawa #japan https://t.co/KBNDTfGmzV
Ace in Asia @ace_wall_73 - 2019-04-10
RT @BunnyTokyoJP: An interesting mix of Europe and Japan! Have you ever been to Karuizawa? https://t.co/lhBdJpUbLi
BunnyTokyo 🐰🌸 Hop into Japan! @BunnyTokyoJP - 2019-04-10
An interesting mix of Europe and Japan! Have you ever been to Karuizawa? https://t.co/lhBdJpUbLi
軽井沢 @karuizawa_twt - 2019-04-10
RT @OonaMcGee: Caught up with Tsubasa’s dad at his restaurant in Karuizawa. Dining here is like watching an episode of Terrace House before…
Oona McGee 🇯🇵🇮🇪🇦🇺 @OonaMcGee - 2019-04-10
Caught up with Tsubasa’s dad at his restaurant in Karuizawa. Dining here is like watching an episode of Terrace Hou… https://t.co/pBCWEXkRtr
Kevin Meyerson @kevinmeyerson - 2019-04-10
Snow all day today in Karuizawa. By the way, the cherry blossoms don’t usually bloom here till Golden Week.… https://t.co/ch3uac66wL
John Martin @pilning - 2019-04-10
A final few from #Karuizawa #Japan Japanese Serow or 'Goat-antelope' in the mist while looking for pheasants, Japan… https://t.co/R4TBodHGgQ
軽井沢 @karuizawa_twt - 2019-04-10
RT @pilning: Meanwhile back in the mountains in Honshu, Japan we saw both endemic pheasants in Karuizawa. Green Pheasant gave itself up aft…
John Martin @pilning - 2019-04-10
Meanwhile back in the mountains in Honshu, Japan we saw both endemic pheasants in Karuizawa. Green Pheasant gave it… https://t.co/ELAiySqenK
Kihu Potru @Potru - 2019-04-09
Otherworldly Architecture in Japan’s Magical Mountainside https://t.co/9gPYh5fhpr

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