26th July, 2015 | Karuizawa, Nagano Pref.
Karuizawa (軽井沢) is an upmarket mountain resort at the foot of the active volcano Mount Asama in Nagano Prefecture.
Located at an altitude of roughly 1,000 meters, the town provides a pleasant escape from the summer heat. It was first "discovered" and promoted as a mountain resort by Western residents of Japan in the late 1800s.
Today, many wealthy urbanites own a second home there.
Thanks to the Hokuriku Shinkansen it takes little more than an hour to reach Karuizawa from central Tokyo.
# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/150728oiwake.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://shinano-oiwake.com/