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Access from Karuizawa

(Time required: 35 minutes)
From Karuizawa Station, use Usui-Karuizawa IC, get off at Shimonita IC, about 5 minutes.

Access by Expressway

From Tokyo

Take the Joshinetsu Expressway and get off at the Shimonita Interchange.

Fare

3,130 yen from Nerima Interchange on the Kanetsu Expressway
(As of April, 2014)

From Nagano

After getting off at the Saku Interchange on the Joshinetsu Expressway, take Route 254 in the direction of Shimonita and Tomioka.

Time
60 minutes from Saku Interchange

Access by train

By train

Take Shinkansen, etc and get off at Takasaki Station.

From Takasaki Station

Take the Joshin Dentetsu Line 0 and get off at Chihira Station (12-minute walk).

Fare
Adult 1,110 yen from Takasaki Station

Time
About 55 minutes from Takasaki Station
For detailed timetables and fares, please check the Joshin Dentetsu website.

Access by Highway Bus

Take the Chikuma Bus from Ikebukuro or Shinjuku Station, and get off at Shimonita Road Station (about 2 hours).

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Rakusanen

Country designation / scenic s

Momijidaira Park

Located on a hill in the north

Kumano Shrine

Located at the top of Usui Pas

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