Karuizawa is a town in Nagano prefecture.
Karuizawa (軽井沢) at about 1000m above sea-level is a famous hill resort in eastern Nagano Prefecture. Elegant summer houses are scattered through the nearby forests, while the central part of the town is elegantly laid out with restaurants, cafes and boutiques.
"Old Karuizawa Main Street"alt="旧軽井沢メインストリート" is also called as "Karuizawaginza" alt="軽井沢銀座". Around 1980s, it was golden age of Karuizawa. Many people visited as a summer resort. "Old Karuizawa Main Street" became the bustling street. On this steet, there is a bakery named France Bakery. John Lennon loved this place, and he used to buy some bread at this bakery.