The Best Shops for 2016!!
Last time, we have introduced you the best ways to enjoy Karuizawa. Today, we are going to tell you more about the shopping paradise - Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza.
Have no clues where to start first? Don't worry! Let us show you some interesting shops and restaurants at the Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza today!!
The Best Yakiniku (Japanese Grilled Meat) Restaurant in Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza!
Aging Beef is not like the traditional yakiniku shop, just from the outlook of their shop, you may think that it's a cafe for cakes and coffee! In such relaxing environment, you can enjoy the Japanese beef and other kinds of meat. Isn't it great?
How about some side dishes?
- Not too into meat, don't worry, we have a great way to make your meal healthier. How about order some salad to go with the meat? Do you like the Korean kimchi? Try this kimchi with white carrot and cucumber.
Left: Choregi Salad 790 yen + tax
Right (top): Korean style side dish platter 1,000 yen + tax
Right (bottom): Korean kimchi platter 1,000 yen + tax
What is special about ripened beef?
At Aging Beef, you can find beef that is ripened. What is good about ripening? It is said that the tenderness of meat is highly improved which makes the meat more tasty. Haven't tried it before? Please come here and try it!!
Premium ripened beef platter:
4,500 yen + tax
Best Spot for Afternoon Tea - Mikado Coffee
At Mikado Coffee, you can find high quality coffee beans from around the world. Also, coffee beans are roasted and prepared by professionals for the customers.
Mikado Coffee tries to retain the bitterness, sourness, sweetness and astringency of coffee. They believe that the sourness of coffee is the best coffee taste bring out from the coffee beans. We recommend you to give it a try at Mikado Coffee!
Relax and order a cup of coffee at Mikado Coffee. How nice the smell is!
If you are not into coffee, don't worry, you can still try their popular Mocha Ice Cream! It is so good!! (280 yen/cone)
Recommended Shop - nano.universe BASEMENT
Look at me! How do I look today? This is called the Karuizawa Style. Wanna dress like me? You can find fashionable items here at the nano.universe BASEMENT.
One piece: 10,000 yen with tax
Denim shirt: 8,800 yen with tax (40% off now)
Sandals: 8,424 yen with tax (70% off now)
Handbag (small cosmetic bag included): 17,280 yen with tax (50% off now)
Color of Nature
- From the color tone of the shop to the items in the shop, you can see that the design of nano.universe is natural, simple and fashionable. That's the Karuizawa style!!
Recommended Shop - SALOMON ACR'TERYX
A good news for those sports lovers. You can find a wide selection of sports wear and goods at SALOMON ARC'TERYX.
Trendy and eye catching sneakers can be found here! Which pair are you going to try on?
Recommended Shop - Sawaya
These yummy fruit jams are all free from artificial ingredients. They are made of seasonal Japanese fruits too! A huge selection of flavors for you to choose.
Which favor do you like?
You can find more than 50 flavors of fruit jam at Sawaya. Selection from the all-times favorite strawberries, blueberries, oranges to not so common plums and kiwi can also be found here.
Recommended Shop - SHIRAKABA
Wanna can get something delicious for your family and friends. How about this daily made Karuizawa tart?
Recommended Shop - LE CREUSET
Look at the colorful pots and pans! You can find this famous cookware shop at the Le Creuset Shop!
Limited edition products can be found here too!!
- Guess what are these for?
- Yes, they are the Le Creuset products for our lovely pets!!
- Limited Edition!!
- Do you know that limited edition products can also be found here? This is definitely the best place for the Le Creuset collectors!!
Create your best memory in Karuizawa!
As we said, Karuizawa is a place mixed with nature and fun places. You can enjoy doing some outdoor activities or shopping there. Don't forget about the delicious food that we have introduced you earlier! So next time if you plan to visit Kanto area, please go and visit Karuizawa!!
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