Karuizawa is a popular tourist spot for people from Tokyo, who travel to Karuizawa to get away from the city especially in summer. The town is accessible via the JR East Nagano Shinkansen, and has a large outlet store shopping mall. It is also known for its historic shopping street known as "Ginza dori" or "Kyu-do" (Ginza Street, or the Old Road). See "Karuizawa, Nagano". Wikipedia. Retrieved 2014-11-07.