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Hiking, Walking and Biking Nagano: 16 Tours in Karuizawa and Environs

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Lush forests, soaring mountains, a unique history mixing East and West, plus outlet shopping and golf courses galore: Karuizawa has something for everyone. The town is tucked into the easternmost part of Nagano Prefecture, in the middle of the main Japanese island of Honshu. Only one hour from Tokyo, the area has an abundance of hiking, walking and biking opportunities. Visit well-preserved buildings from the town's origins as a summer retreat. Enjoy the brilliant colours of autumn. Relax on tranquil mountain tops. Admire the mansions of the rich and famous. Soak up the beauty of waterfalls and tree-lined avenues. This book provides a detailed guide to all the different aspects of the town and its environs. Each tour has a detailed English description, colour photographs, and a full-colour map. Even with no Japanese language ability, readers will be able to find their way around the routes, and learn fascinating details about the sights along the way.

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