Oiwake-juku Post Town : 追分宿
Historical Crossroads Post Town Popular with Literary Scholars
Oiwake-juku is the post town located at the junction of the old Edo-to-Kyoto Nakasendo Road and the Hokkoku Trail that leads off to Zenkoji Temple and the Sea of Japan. Being at such a crossroads, Oiwake flourished in the Edo Period and became popular with many writers, poets and scholars. The carefully preserved Masugata Tea House is a fine example of the architecture of that era.
tel : +81(0)267-45-6050 軽井沢観光案内所（Karuizawa tourism infomation）
- By Train
- From Oiwake Station(Shinano Railway), 10 min by taxi or 30 min walk
- By Car
- From Usui-Karuizawa IC, 35 min
- Oiwake, Karuizawa, Kitasaku 389-0115
- Shiraito Waterfall : 70 meter-Wide Sylvan Waterfall
- Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza : Vast Outlet Shopping Mall in Nagano’s Great Outdoors
- Former Mikasa Hotel : Karuizawa's Landmark Japanese-built “Western” Hotel
- Kyu-Karuizawa : The Iconic Main Street of Old Karuizawa.
- St. Paul Catholic Church : Romantic Chapel Vestige of Karuizawa’s Missionary Roots
- Hoshinoya Karuizawa : “Discover the Ultimate Japan Experience”
- Karuizawa's Cottage inn Log-Cabin : Log Cabin in the Woods -- Best Way to Enjoy Karuizawa's Nature.
- Candytuft : Small, Family-run Pension in the Heart of Sylvan Karuizawa.
- Highland Inn ease : Pension in Southern Karuizawa Popular With Foreigners.
- Karuizawa Prince Hotels : More Than Just a Place to Stay, a Myriad of Activities to Enjoy.
- Shabu-shabu Log-tei : Wagyu dining in Karuizawa's forest.
- Karuizawa Torimikura : Poultry Restaurant boasting Local-Sourcing and Local-Cuisine.
- Sasa : Popular Soba and other Japanese Dishes at Reasonable Prices.
- Karuizawa Meiji-tei : Unbearably Delicious Sauce Katsu-don.
- Sekisyo-Chaya : Japanese Eatery Close to Karuizawa Sta. with Fresh Fish Straight from the Sea of Japan, Local Poultry and Wide Variety of Sake.
- Jam-Making and Jam Factory Tour : Learn How to Make Jam From a Professional
- Flying Squirrel Watching Tour : Twilight Forest Walk to See Flying Squirrels.
- Curling Lesson 60 : Try Your Hand at Curling at Japan's Largest Year-Round Curling Center.
- Glass Blowing in Karuizawa : Try a New Experience While Visiting Nagano – Glassblowing!
- Onsen-by-Cable-Car : Ride a Cable Car up to Tokiwakan’s Panorama Onsen Baths.